Fall Classic at an end, at least in Kansas City

| Jay Benedict reporter | The rivalry continues, but on smaller stages. The Pittsburg State football rivalry with Northwest Missouri State will no longer be held at Arrowhead Stadium, one of NCAA Division II football’s biggest venues. The game has been played at Arrowhead, in Kansas City, Mo., for the past 12 years. In 2004, when Pitt State and Northwest were ranked No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, they attracted 26,695 fans, which is the largest attendance at a Division II regular season game. Senior linebacker Tyler Disney has played in three Fall Classic games. “It’s really cool being on the big stage with the nice field and facility. It’s just a really cool experience…

Classic football setup

Pittsburg State eager to take on Bearcats at Arrowhead Michael Bauer | sports editor It’s that time of the year again. Next up on Pittsburg State’s football menu is the undefeated and second-ranked Northwest Missouri Bearcats in the annual Fall Classic at Arrowhead Stadium. Kick-off will be at 3 p.m. Battle in the top 10 The Bearcats enter this year’s edition of the Fall Classic with a second-place ranking in the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division II polls and a 6-0 record, while the Gorillas have jumped to seventh in the rankings and are 6-0. Breaking down NWSU Quarterback Trevor Adams has so far gone 76 of 102 passes for 1,137 yards and 11…

Gorillas look for homecoming rebound

Fans cheer on the Gorillas on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Arrowhead Stadium. The Gorillas lost 31-21.

Trent Johnson | Sports Reporter The Gorillas come back to Carnie Smith Stadium this Saturday needing to bounce back from a loss for the first time all season. On Saturday, Oct. 13, Pittsburg State lost to Northwest Missouri State at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., 31-21. However, the Gorillas did not schedule a pushover for homecoming: They face the Missouri Western State University Griffons, who are also looking to rebound from their first loss of the season, a home defeat at the hands of Missouri Southern State University. Both teams are 5-1 in the MIAA, though the Griffons are 6-1 overall, having played one more game than PSU. For the Griffons, control of the…