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Volleyball opens season with four wins

The volleyball team won all four games in the Gorilla Classic Tournament against East Central (3-0), Midwestern State (3-0), Western Colorado (3-1), and Southwest Baptist (3-1).   According to head coach Jen Gomez, the team played well and “got better as (they) played.”   “I thought we did a really good job of attacking the ball,” Gomez said. “I thought we …

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Axe Library continues renovations

The renovations at the Axe Library are in full swing and students can hope to see the finished product soon.  This is the fourth year of renovations to the library and the new additions will include an open floor design, study rooms, changes to the Axe Grind Coffee Shop, new …

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MIAA conference roundup

Football coaches and players from several universities travelled from to attend the 2019 MIAA Football Media Day on Wednesday, July 31 at the Kauffman Foundation Center in Kansas City. With the start of the football season just around the corner, coaches and players alike are gearing up for the season.   …

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Cross country preparing for 2019 season

The Pitt State men and women’s cross-country teams are gearing up for the upcoming 2019 season.   Head Coach Russ Jewett is looking forward to seeing all the new cross-country members.   “I’m looking forward to seeing the new folks and their contributions to the program, how they adjust and adapt to …

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Various club sports offered at PSU

Getting involved in clubs and activities is one way to make new friends and stay connected to things happening at and around Pittsburg State.   PSU offers several club sports for those interested in playing for fun or for playing competitively. The club sports offered include Club Baseball, Club Golf, Cricket …

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Bailey hired as new assistant basketball coach

Justin Bailey was hired as the new assistant men’s basketball coach during the summer.   Bailey replaced former assistant coach Jason Owens who is now coaching at Southeast Missouri State University.  Previously, Bailey was the head coach at the University of Arkansas–Fort Smith (UAFS) but says he is enjoying Pittsburg.   “… …

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Steen hired as assistant baseball coach

Taylor Steen was hired as the assistant baseball coach during the summer.   Steen has replaced former assistant coach Aaron Meade who now the head coach at Tarleton State University.   Previously, Steen was an assistant coach for the University of Minnesota–Crookston (UMC).   “Yeah, so I spent a year playing under Coach …

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Football gears up for new season

The Pitt State football team began practicing on Friday, August 9 for the 2019 season which begins in early September.   Head Coach Tim Beck hopes to see the team improve this season.  “Well, I mean we finished up the season last year at eight and three and I was very disappointed in that,” Beck said. …

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Jen Daro hired as assistant softball coach

On Thursday, July 25, head softball coach Ashley Balazs announced the hiring of Jen Daro as the new assistant softball coach.   Daro received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Creighton University in May of 2017. She continued her education at St. Cloud State University and earned a master’s degree in higher education and leadership …

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