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Women’s basketball defeats Newman, falls to Central Missouri

The women’s basketball team defeated Newman University in Wichita, Tuesday, Nov. 24 (61-49) and lost to Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Saturday, Nov. 28 (61-78).  Head Coach Amanda Davied thought the team did well against Newman.    “…I thought that we bounced back from a tough loss at UCO,” Davied said. “…Dana Johnson and Shania Wilson both really played their roles well that …

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The Lumberjacks Overpower the Gorillas

Stephen F. Austin State University football team defeated the Gorillas 26-7 on Sat. 14 inside Homer Bryce Stadium in Nacogdoches, Texas. The Lumberjacks rode an impressive edge in time of possession and a strong running game to the home victory.   “We were (going to) have to play our best football game to …

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Men’s basketball opens season, defeats Tabor 109-49

The Gorillas opened the season at home against Tabor College on Saturday, Nov. 14. The Gorillas pulled away with a 109-49 victory over the Tabor Bluejays.   Head Coach Kim Anderson was pleased with the team and thought they performed well on the court against the Tabor College Bluejays.   “I thought we did a good job,” Anderson said. “… I thought …

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Women’s basketball team gearing up for season

The women’s basketball team plans to start their season this week with their first game at Central Oklahoma in Edmond on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1:30 p.m. Following that game, the Gorillas will travel to Wichita to take on Newman University on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 5:30 p.m.   “With COVID we are honestly …

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Gorillas dominate first away game

The gorillas scored a 20-7 road winner on Nov. 7 at the first away football game of the season at Spratt Memorial Stadium as Missouri Western football struggled with the stifling defensive performance from Pitt State.   “Our defense, and how they played in the general added a spark and added a confidence to our …

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Gorilla football loses to Nebraska-Kearney Lopers in first home game

After a lot of speculation about a football season during these unprecedent times, the Mid America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) decided to cancel Fall Sports season but let schools play non-conference games following healthy and safety guidelines.   The first MIAA football action of the year was also Pittsburg State Gorilla’s first home game. The Gorillas …

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Gorilla football 2020 team captains chosen

The Gorillas have selected the football team captains for 2020.   Running back Tucker Horak, wide receiver Bryce Murphy, offensive lineman Zech Thomas, and linebackers Kaden Roy and Morgan Selemaea will be the team captains for the Gorillas.  “This special group of men were voted by their teammates to represent our 2020 football family as captains,” …

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Gorilla Football national championship seasons highlights goes virtual

 On Oct. 17, PSU Alumni and Constituent Relations presented a virtual watch party for the 1991 and 2011 football seasons that resulted in both National Championships for the Gorillas.   “Just like everybody else, we were just frustrated about the fact we couldn’t have a homecoming or a football games along the lines of people were used to …

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PSU Athletics prepares to host first home game with COVID safety measures

After the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) suspended all official conference athletics until January 2021, Pittsburg State University, in conjunction with other Division-II schools, will begin an independent football season Oct. 31  The 2020 football season will commence on Oct. 31 with a game at home vs Nebraska-Kearney at 1 p.m. at Carnie Smith …

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