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Volleyball setting up for a strong season

Pitt State volleyball opened the 2018 campaign with an outstanding seven and two record. Last year’s team went 7-24 for the season, so starting off a blazing hot 7-0 despite dropping the previous two matches has generated buzz around the team.  Third year Head Coach Jen Gomez is pleased with …

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Gorillas kickoff football season

Gorilla Fest kicked off the first football game of the season Thursday, Aug. 30, with food, music, and traditional pre-game pep rally. PSU Alumni & Constituent Relations hosted Gorilla Fest for all Gorilla fans, both community members and students.  “This is just a way for us to engage our alumni …

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Gorillas break Bronchos to start 1-0

A rainy day gave way to a clear night for the opening football game of the season at Carnie Smith Stadium. Pitt State football took the win over Central Oklahoma by a score of 21-7 Thursday, Aug. 30, in front of 7616 fans.   The Gorilla offense started off hot on …

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Volleyball “sets” up

The Pitt State Volleyball team is officially on the road and ready to kill their first tournament of the season in Tennessee.  “We’re excited,” said assistant coach Breanna Lewis. “We are so ready to go play other people and this weekend is a good one for us to start with. …

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Thursday night lights

As the new school year begins, so too does a new football season. The Gorillas are back in gear and ready to start the season next Thursday against University of Central Oklahoma (UCO).  “It feels really good to be starting the season,” said offensive coordinator Dave Wiemers. “I like the …

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Fornelli takes lead of Gorilla baseball

The Gorillas are receiving a hornet as former Emporia State head baseball coach Bob Fornelli is taking over as the new head coach of the Pitt State baseball team.   Fornelli has held position as head coach in division II baseball for 22 years, 15 of which have been spent at …

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PSU welcomes junior athletes for summer camps

Pittsburg State University prides itself on providing high-caliber athletic programs led by seasoned coaches, and each summer students in elementary through high school have the opportunity to train and play like Gorillas at one of the many athletic camps.    For Amanda Davied, PSU women’s basketball head coach, summer camps are …

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Track shows-out at national championships

Another season of outdoor track has come and gone, as has the 2018 annual NCAA Division Two National Championships, held this year at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. After three days of competition May 24-26, the men and women outdoor track and field teams came home with many …

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