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Club sports cancelled for remainder of semester

In the last month, the world has seen many changes in relation to the global pandemic. One alteration was that all events were cancelled until further notice.   At Pitt State, this included all sporting events and club sport events.   With the sporting seasons all cancelled for the year, many senior …

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Track and field, baseball, softball season cancelled

All spring events, conferences, and meetings have been cancelled due to COVID-19. This includes sporting seasons.   At Pittsburg State, the men’s and women’s track and field, baseball and softball teams were in the middle of the season.   Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach Russ Jewett was upset when …

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Women’s basketball defeated by Fort Hays in MIAA Championship

The women’s basketball team lost the quarterfinals of the 2020 MIAA Postseason Tournament to Fort Hays State University on Friday, March 6 in Kansas City (53-69).   Head coach Amanda Davied was proud of the team for giving it their all.   “I thought we did well,” Davied said. “We did struggle to score but Hays …

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Women’s rugby defeats Mizzou

The women’s rugby team played a game against Mizzou on Saturday, March 7 in Columbia. The Gorillas won the game (72-35). The women’s rugby team is now 3-0 in conference play.   Club President and sophomore in physical education Mauresa Caire thought the team played well for the most part.   “So, we played …

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Athlete of the Week: Rhema Taylor

This week’s athlete of the week is a junior in business management Rhema Taylor.   Taylor has been on the women’s track and field team since her freshman year but has been running track since middle school.   Taylor enjoys meeting new people and achieving goals through track.    “… I like the …

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Club Baseball takes two of three against Iowa Hawkeyes

The Club Baseball team played a home series against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Games one and two were on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Gorillas lost the first game (11-4) but came back and won the second game (3-2). They ended the weekend with another win (6-3).   Club Baseball President and senior in business management Drew …

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Jim Johnson selected as an Athletic Director of the Year

Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Jim Johnson was one of 28 recipients to be selected as the 2019-20 Under Armour Athletic Directors of the Year award.   The award is administered by the National Associate of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).   This is the second time that Johnson has been named Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year by NACDA. He was …

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