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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 the top 15 it would be a really good outcome,” Jewett said. “We …

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Men’s basketball defeats Nebraska Christian

The men’s basketball team defeated Nebraska Christian on Thursday, Nov. 29, ending the game with a final score of 107-63.   According to head coach Kim Anderson, the team got off to a “slow start but managed to turn the game around” and defeat Nebraska Christian College.   “I thought it was a game that we …

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Pitt State hosts NJCAA championship game

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) football title game was held on Thursday in Carnie Smith Stadium between the East Mississippi Lions and the Garden City Broncbusters.  Both teams came to Pittsburg undefeated in this clash of two of the best programs going in junior college football, with East Mississippi eventually taking the title …

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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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Gorilla football routes Lions, misses playoffs

Pitt State football routed the MSSU Lions by a score of 41-0 Saturday in Joplin.   The win moves the Gorillas to a final record of 8-3 on the year, but just outside of the playoff race.   “We had some really quality wins over some good teams in our conference which was a …

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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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