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Athlete of the Week: Tristan Gegg

This week’s athlete of the week is women’s basketball player and sophomore elementary education major Tristan Gegg.   From 2018-2019, Gegg played in all 30 games and averaged 8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game. She made a total of 40 three pointers and shot 74.2 percent from the free throw line. In high …

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Baseball, softball gearing up for upcoming season

The Pitt State baseball and softball teams are preparing for the upcoming seasons which both began on Friday, Jan. 31. The baseball team’s opening game is against Southwestern Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma and the softball team’s first game of the season is against Texas A&M- Kingsville in Houston.   The baseball …

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Men’s basketball defeated by Lincoln

The men’s basketball team played a game on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Jefferson City, Missouri at Lincoln. The Gorillas lost the game by one point (84-85).  The Gorillas played a total of nine games over winter break. The team played a game against Henderson State on Wednesday, Dec. 18 but …

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Women’s basketball defeats Lincoln

The women’s basketball team played a game against Lincoln on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Jefferson City, Missouri and the Gorillas brought home a win (84-63).   The women’s basketball team had a total of eight games over the course of winter break, with one game cancelled. On Thursday, Dec. 19 the …

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PSU Dance team makes national finals despite travel disruption

The Pitt State Cheer and Dance teams competed in the Universal Dance Association College Dance Team National Championship from Jan. 17-19. The Pitt State Dance Team earned 9th place out of 19 in Stacked Open Pom Division and 10th in Jazz.   “I was ecstatic when I found out we were going to the finals,” said Annie Vaters, junior …

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Pitt State welcomes new head football coach, coaching staff

Brian Wright has been hired as the head football coach for Pitt State. Wright is stepping in as head coach after former head coach Tim Beck resigned in November.   Wright also hired new assistant coaches including Tom Anthony as the defensive coordinator and safeties coach, Pat Cashmore as the special …

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Track and Field preparing for the upcoming season

The Pittsburg State track and field teams are gearing up for their upcoming season. The first meet is the Boo Rogers Combined Events on Friday, Dec. 6 in the Plaster Center followed by the Crimson and Gold Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 7 which will also be held in the Plaster …

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Athlete of the Week: Levi Wyrick

The athlete of the week is Levi Wyrick, senior in physical education and a member of the football and track and field team.   Wyrick has 47 career tackles with 8.5 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 quarterback sack.   In 2018, Wyrick participated in all 11 games and started in three of those. He …

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Gorillas close season with dominant victory in ‘Miners Bowl’

Credited to a 31-point performance in the first quarter, the Pittsburg State University football team dominated rival Missouri Southern State University with a 65-6 victory over the Lions, Nov. 16, at Brandenburg Field/Carnie Smith Stadium in the annual ‘Miners Bowl.’   “We did practice well this whole week, we just asked our guys …

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