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Volleyball defeats Fort Hays, defeated by Nebraska-Kearney

The volleyball team played two games over weekend. The first game was against Fort Hays State University on Friday, Nov 15 in Hays at 12 p.m. and the Gorillas won that game (3-1). The second and final game of the weekend was against University of Nebraska-Kearney on Saturday, Nov. 16. The game was in Kearney at 6 p.m. on Saturday and …

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Women’s Basketball defeats Central Christian

The Pitt State women’s basketball team played a home game against Central Christian College on Saturday, Nov. 16. The Gorillas won the game 96-51.   The Gorillas are now 2-2 overall.   Head coach Amanda Davied believes that the team played well in all aspects of the game in the game against Central Christian and that it was a team …

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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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Cross country teams compete in NCAA Central Regional competition

The Pittsburg State University men’s and women’s cross-country teams travelled to Joplin to compete in and battle for a spot to nationals in the 2019 NCAA Division II Central Regional competition on Saturday, Nov. 9. The women’s team took third place and qualified for the national championship while the men placed ninth.   Head coach Russ Jewett believes both teams competed well.   “(I think we …

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Gorillas defeated by Washburn, gearing up for the Lions

The Washburn Ichabods scored 21 points in the fourth-quarter rally for a 49-38 victory over Pittsburg State University on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Yager Stadium. After winning the first five games, the Gorillas have lost the last five.   Junior Tyler Adkins and senior Lorenzo West highlighted the offensive play for the Gorillas in the matchup with …

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Men’s Basketball defeated by Upper Iowa, defeats Sioux Falls

The men’s basketball team played two game over the weekend against Upper Iowa on Friday, Nov. 8 and Sioux Falls on Saturday, Nov. 9. The Gorillas lost the game against Upper Iowa (62-73) but defeated Sioux Falls (62-55).   Head coach Kim Anderson saw a lot of things the team did well and some things that …

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Volleyball splits weekend games

The Pitt State volleyball team played two games over the weekend. The first game was against Washburn on Friday, Nov. 8 and the Gorillas lost that game (0-3). They managed to make a comeback on Friday, Nov. 9 against Emporia and won that game (3-1).   Head coach Jen Gomez admits that the team didn’t play very …

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