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Men’s basketball falls to MSSU

The men’s basketball team played two games against Missouri Southern State University Saturday, Feb. 16 and Tuesday, Feb. 19. The team lost both games (84-95, 81-94). Head coach Kim Anderson believes the team fought back hard. “Well we did not do very well,” Anderson said. “Obviously, we got beat in …

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Softball falls to Roger State, East Central

The Pitt State softball team played a double header against Roger State on Thursday, Feb. 14. The Gorillas lost the first game (2-8) but rebounded in the second game with a victory (9-6). They played another double header on Sunday, Feb. 17 against East Central but lost both games (3-7, 7-8).    Head Coach Ashley Balazs …

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Track and Field compete in Nebraska Tune-Up

The track and field teams took part in the “Nebraska Tune-Up” on Friday, Feb. 15.   Head Coach Russ Jewett believes the teams confidence “grew and that they had improved since the last competition.”   “Well we did get a little more momentum with some athletes going into the conference, a little confidence builder,” Jewett said.   Senior NaRon Rollins finished …

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Volleyball club gearing up for regionals, championships

Pittsburg State University’s volleyball club is warming up for the Regional Tournament and the Regional Championship.   According to junior in exercise science Lauren Esquibel and president of the volleyball club, the club began last semester and got a late start.   “This is our first year actually having a club volleyball team at Pitt State and we have two tournaments. …

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Women’s Rugby Club warms up for 2019 season

The Women’s Rugby Club is preparing for their upcoming 2019 season.   The first match is a friendly game against Kansas State University in Manhattan on Saturday, March. 2.   The club currently has 22 members and does not compete in a conference yet.   Although the club will be competing in matches against other universities, it is …

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Men’s Rugby Club falls to Tulsa Men’s Club

The Pitt State Men’s Rugby Club fell to Tulsa Men’s Club in a home game this past weekend on Saturday, Feb. 16 (19-51).   Despite their rocky start to the season, team captain Ty Goss believes the team “played well.”   “Despite the score line, I think we did pretty good especially for our first game,” Goss …

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Track and Field teams wrap up Gorilla Classic, prepare for MIAA Championships

The Pitt State men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Fourth Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic Friday Feb. 8 to Saturday Feb. 9 in the Robert W. Plaster Center.   Head coach Russ Jewett said there were good performances on both the men’s and women’s teams.   “… (There were) some really good (performances) and some minor disappointments,” Jewett said.  “We are still not hitting on all …

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Baseball exits weekend with three wins against CSU

The Pitt State University baseball team played three home games this past weekend at the Al Ortolani Field against the Colorado State University-Pueblo Thunder Wolves from Saturday Feb. 9 to Sunday, Feb. 10. Game one against CSU was Saturday, Feb. 9, and the Gorillas won 6-3. The second game was also Saturday, and the Gorillas won again 2-1. The third and final game …

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Women’s basketball falls to Fort Hays, defeats Nebraska-Kearney

The women’s basketball team played two home matches against Fort Hays (FHSU) Feb. 7 and Nebraska-Kearney (UNK) Feb. 9. The team lost to Fort Hays 53-78 but rebounded with a victory against Nebraska-Kearney 68-42.   Head coach Amanda Davied believes the team made a good come back when they played Nebraska-Kearney.   “Well the Hays game was a tough one for …

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