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Men’s basketball defeats Emporia

The men’s basketball secured a victory against Emporia (73-69) in a road match, Thursday, Feb. 21.   Head coach Kim Anderson believes the team battled back in the second half to overcome a 14-point deficit and win the game.   “Well I thought we really showed a lot of resolve because we got behind in the second by as much as 14 points and one …

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Students show off what they learned in Dance Showcase

PSU’s Dance students got the chance to show off what they have learned in the fourth annual Dance Showcase. PSU students as well as community members participated in the Dance Showcase.   “The very first year we did it (and it) was very successful, and we were quite pleased with it,” said Janice Jewett, professor in HHPR department …

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Students spring into career opportunities

Spring Career Day provides the opportunity for students to find internships and become more informed of options for future careers. Students are given the chance to talk with businesses and learn about potential internships and job opportunities.   “Our goal is to just be represented here and always have our name here so people recognize our company, …

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SGA hosts Student Leadership Conference for high school students

Around 200 students from area high school visited the jungle last Friday to learn leadership and organizational skills. Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the PSU Student Leadership Conference along with members of the Gorilla Activities Board (GAB).  All sessions were held in the Overman Student Center, and the event lasted from …

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Baseball wins two of three weekend matches

The Pitt State baseball team played three consecutive home games against Southwest Baptist from Friday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 24. The Gorillas won the first match 9-6 but lost on Saturday 6-7. The team battled back to win the last game of the weekend 13-3.   According to head coach Bob Fornelli, the team recovered from the loss on Saturday well …

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Volleyball Club competes at West Regional Arkansas Tournament

The Pitt State Volleyball Club competed in the West Regional Arkansas Tournament, Saturday, Feb. 23.   Club President Lauren Esquibel believes the club played well.   “The competition is really good,” Esquibel said. “We played teams from Arkansas, Missouri State, Nebraska, Omaha, K-State, and KU and they are very good club teams, so it was really nice …

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Midwest Regional Ballet and SVP educate through dance

The Midwest Regional Ballet performed in a new venue with a program dedicated to education on violence.  Sponsored by Students for Violence Prevention (SVP), Midwest Regional Ballet (MRB) Company and School performed at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. The program called the …

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Softball sweeps weekend

The Pitt State softball team played three matches this past weekend against Drury University, Friday, Feb. 22 and Missouri-St. Louis Sunday, Feb. 24. The team won agaisnt Drury (12-8). They continued their winning streak on Sunday with two wins agaisnt Missouri-St. Louis (6-2, 8-0).   Head coach Ashley Balazs believed the team overcame some difficulties during these games and played well.   “We competed really well and …

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Kelce Planetarium show scopes out galaxies

Pitt State students and Pittsburg community members had the opportunity to explore outer-space through the view of the Hubble Telescope. The L. Russell Kelce Planetarium hosted “Hubble Vision:2” at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26. The program was an hour long and focused on the discoveries made by the Hubble telescope and exploring galaxies.   …

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