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Athlete of the Week: Tristan Gegg

This week’s athlete of the week is women’s basketball player and sophomore elementary education major Tristan Gegg.   From 2018-2019, Gegg played in all 30 games and averaged 8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game. She made a total of 40 three pointers and shot 74.2 percent from the free throw line. In high …

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Women’s basketball defeats Lincoln

The women’s basketball team played a game against Lincoln on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Jefferson City, Missouri and the Gorillas brought home a win (84-63).   The women’s basketball team had a total of eight games over the course of winter break, with one game cancelled. On Thursday, Dec. 19 the …

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Pitt State welcomes new head football coach, coaching staff

Brian Wright has been hired as the head football coach for Pitt State. Wright is stepping in as head coach after former head coach Tim Beck resigned in November.   Wright also hired new assistant coaches including Tom Anthony as the defensive coordinator and safeties coach, Pat Cashmore as the special …

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Baseball, softball gearing up for upcoming season

The Pitt State baseball and softball teams are preparing for the upcoming seasons which both began on Friday, Jan. 31. The baseball team’s opening game is against Southwestern Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma and the softball team’s first game of the season is against Texas A&M- Kingsville in Houston.   The baseball …

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Men’s basketball defeated by Lincoln

The men’s basketball team played a game on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Jefferson City, Missouri at Lincoln. The Gorillas lost the game by one point (84-85).  The Gorillas played a total of nine games over winter break. The team played a game against Henderson State on Wednesday, Dec. 18 but …

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Track and Field preparing for the upcoming season

The Pittsburg State track and field teams are gearing up for their upcoming season. The first meet is the Boo Rogers Combined Events on Friday, Dec. 6 in the Plaster Center followed by the Crimson and Gold Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 7 which will also be held in the Plaster …

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PSU declared StormReady®

The National Weather Service of Springfield, Missouri declared Pittsburg State as “StormReady®” on Monday, Nov. 18.   Pitt State is just one of 3,000 entities to have been declared StormReady® and it is the only university in this region.   To earn the title, there is a list of criteria that must be …

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Volleyball defeats Fort Hays, defeated by Nebraska-Kearney

The volleyball team played two games over weekend. The first game was against Fort Hays State University on Friday, Nov 15 in Hays at 12 p.m. and the Gorillas won that game (3-1). The second and final game of the weekend was against University of Nebraska-Kearney on Saturday, Nov. 16. The game was in Kearney at 6 p.m. on Saturday and …

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Op Ed: The Status of Sports

Many fans were not happy with the way the football season ended. That being said, I think it is worth mentioning that football is not the only sport at Pitt State. While it may be the most popular, many other sports do great things and have successful seasons.   Each sport is also gaining new players and new competitors …

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