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Women place 13th at championship meet

The women’s cross-country team placed 13th at the 2018 NCAA Division II National Championships meet Saturday, Dec. 1 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   Head Coach Russ Jewett believes the team got off to a rocky start but ended well and she was proud of them.   “…We figured if we could be in …

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Women’s basketball defeats Bethany

The Pitts State women’s basketball team defeated Bethany College Friday, Nov. 23 with a final score of 81-48. The Gorillas have now won three games in a row.   Head Coach Amanda Davied believes the team played well against Bethany.   “One thing we really talked about was getting to the free throw line more …

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Women place 3rd, men 8th at regional cross-country meet

The women’s cross-country team placed third while the men placed eighth at the 2018 NCAA Division II Central Regional meet Saturday, Nov. 17 in Joplin.   The Gorilla Men accumulated a score of 223 points. Head Coach Russ Jewett said it is visible the progress the men’s team has made over this season.   “… This is the main one we …

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Women’s basketball defeat SOSU, UAFS

The women’s basketball team won two consecutive home games this past against Southeastern Oklahoma (71-56) and Arkansas-Fort Smith (79-57).   Several players stood out to Head Coach Amanda Davied during the games this weekend.   “Well, I thought we really tried to address some defensive and rebounding issues and I think that we did do better …

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Jamie McDaniel gives lecture on portrayals of disabilities in film and media

The Tilford Group and the Department of English & Modern Languages hosted Jamie McDaniel, associate professor at Radford University and former PSU professor, who gave a lecture entitled “Adapting Tiny Tim” on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Axe Library.   McDaniel specializes in disability rhetoric across multiple media and spoke about how adaptions of popular novels and films depict how individuals think about people with disabilities. …

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Women’s basketball defeats Northern State, falls to Minnesota-State Moorhead

The women’s basketball team played two consecutive road matches this past weekend against Northern State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead. The team defeated NSU (94-81) but lost to MSUM (55-66).  Head coach Amanda Davied believes the team played well against Northern State.   “I think we really distributed the ball well and we obviously shot the ball …

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Women place 1st, men 6th at conference meet

The Pitt State women’s cross-country team captured its second straight MIAA Championship while the men’s team placed 6th overall on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the MIAA Championships meet in Jones Park.   The women’s team accumulated a low score of 26 points.   “Well, [the women placing first] was very exciting, it’s …

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