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Pitt State options for being active 

Pittsburg State University offers more than 150 clubs, organizations, and groups that students can join based on special interests, academics, and service.   Among that list is also club sports which are available to all Pitt State students.   Mauresa Caire, senior manufacturing engineering major and President of Women’s Rugby, said that the …

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Athlete of the Week: Alesha Lawson

This week’s athlete of the week is Alesha Lawson.   Lawson, a junior in chemistry and Spanish, is a member of the Women’s Rugby Club.   “I love the uniqueness of the sport,” Lawson said. “It’s nothing like I’ve ever played before. I enjoy the aggressiveness and high intensity of being on …

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Nine baseball players Earn All-MIAA Honors

Nine Gorillas earned All-MIAA honors this year.   Dawson Pomery, infielder and junior in recreation service, sport and hospitality management, earned first-team All-MIAA honors.   Mason Hartman, infielder and junior in construction management, and Aaron Gerdes, outfielder and sophomore in finance, were named to the third-team All-MIAA squad.   David Henderson, pitcher and recent …

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PSU softball players earn MIAA honors

Several members of the softball team gathered MIAA honors this year.   Six Gorillas were named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll including Kylee Bohle, Kaylee Burns, Keelah Griffith, Kaity Kukowski, Madison Morris and Madison Szymanski.  Griffith, a junior in recreation and sports management, was happy for herself and her teammates …

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Track and field teams gather MIAA recognition

Members of the Pittsburg State men’s and women’s track and field teams earned honors for their achievements in athletics and academics.   On the women’s team, Haven Lander and Trace Mosby, were named MIAA Scholar Athletes. Members of the men’s team were also named MIAA Scholar Athletes including Bryce Grahn, Joshua Hudiburg, …

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Women’s rugby team presents awards

The women’s rugby club announced winners of this year’s rugby awards earlier this month.   The awards, five in total, were voted on by the entire team.   Macy Williams, who graduated in the fall with an elementary education degree, was voted Most Valuable Rugger.   “Well, it’s definitely an honor to be …

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Women’s track and field finishes in top 20 at nationals

The Pitt State women’s track and field team placed in a tie for 19th place overall at the NCAA Division-II Outdoor Championships from Thursday, May 27 through Saturday, May 29 at this year’s host school Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich.   Azusa Pacific University won the championship with 81 points. Grand Valley …

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Athlete of the Week: Caleb Carr

This week’s athlete of the week is Caleb Carr.   Carr is a master’s student in health, human performance, and recreations.   “Baseball is the only sport I play here at Pitt State and I’ve played baseball for as long as I could remember,” Carr said.   Carr enjoys the flexibility of baseball in that every day is …

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Baseball sweeps series against MSSU

The baseball team played a home series against Missouri Southern. The Gorillas took game one on Friday, April 23 (3-2) then secured victories in games two and three on Saturday, April 24 (4-3, 8-7).   “Well, I mean we played really well,” said Head Coach Bob Fornelli. “That team was… ranked 19th in …

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