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Softball loses series to Central Oklahoma

The Pitt State softball team played a doubleheader against The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) in Edmond on Saturday, April 24. The Gorillas didn’t manage to pull a win out of the series and lost both games (2-3, 2-5).   Head Softball Coach Ashley Balazs thought the team showed some good things during the games, despite the …

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Women’s track and field competes in home competition

The women’s track and field team stayed home last weekend to compete in the Pittsburg State Tune-Up competition on Saturday, Apr. 24 at 11 a.m.   “…They did a great job and we had a few individual highlights,” said Head Coach Russ Jewett. “We did have team momentum and competed well as a …

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Athlete of the Week: Auna Childress

This week’s athlete of the week is Auna Childress.   This is Childress’ first season in the Pittsburg State University track and field program. She is an undeclared freshman.   “I started competing in seventh grade, but I didn’t start taking things seriously until, I would say, probably sophomore or junior year of …

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Baseball wins two of three against Newman

The baseball team stayed home last weekend to take on the Newman Jets.   The two teams split a doubleheader on Saturday, April 17. The Gorillas took the first game (13-3) and the Jets came back to take game two (12-8). On Sunday, Apr. 18, the Gorillas pulled the series by winning …

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Men’s rugby wins one of three weekend games

The men’s rugby club played three games last weekend against JBU on Saturday, Apr. 10. The Gorillas lost the first two games of sevens (5-28 and 5-14). The rugby men managed to bounce back and take the last game, a game of tens, of the weekend (24-14).   Owen Gray, junior in education and President of Gorillahead Rugby, …

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Men’s track and field competes in UCM Relays

The men’s track and field team travelled to Warrensburg, Mo. to compete in the UCM Mule Relays on Friday, Apr. 16.   Levi Wyrick, graduate student in educational leadership, thought the team performed well in spite of the weather.  “I think we did good,” Wyrick said. “It was pretty cold and wet and rainy and we went out …

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Softball falls to Central Missouri, defeats Lincoln

The softball team played two doubleheaders last weekend. On Saturday, April 17, the Gorillas lost both games against Central Missouri (2-3, 3-6). They bounced back the next day and won both games against Lincoln (5-0, 9-1).   “Pitching wise, we did a really good in the circle,” said Head Coach Ashley Balazs. “(We) just gave …

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Volleyball team ends season

The Pitt State volleyball team officially ended the 2020 to 2021 season last weekend.   The Gorillas headed into the first round of the MIAA Spring Volleyball Championship and faced the Newman Jets. The Gorillas lost the game 2-3 (25-17, 25-21, 22-25, 21-25, 13-15).   “Well, we lost in five and our season has come …

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Women’s track and field travels for competition

The women’s track and field team traveled to Central Missouri to compete in the UCM Relays on Friday, April 16 in Warrensburg, Mo.   Auna Childress, undeclared freshman, thought the team performed well under the circumstances.   “Well, since there was only two jumpers and a lot of distance and throwers, I would say …

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Women’s rugby defeats K-State

The women’s rugby team played Kansas State University on Saturday, Apr. 10 in their first game back since COVID-19 cancelled all scheduled women’s rugby games last March.   The Gorillas beat K-State (82-0).   Mauresa Caire, junior in manufacturing and President of the Women’s Rugby Club, thought that the rugby Gorillas played extremely …

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