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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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Women’s basketball rebounds with victories against NWMSU, MWSU

The women’s basketball team made a comeback with two separate victories against Northwest Missouri (69-48) on Thursday, Jan. 31 and Missouri Western (79-68) on Saturday, Feb. 2.   “I think we rebounded well from having the two losses last week and (I was) excited to see the girl’s hard week of practice pay off for them when they were …

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Baseball falls to OCU, SWOSU, defeats SEOSU

Pittsburg State University’s baseball team opened the 2019 season with three separate road games in Edmond, Oklahoma this past weekend from Friday, Feb. 1- Sunday, Feb. 3.   The Gorillas fell to Oklahoma Christian University (5-6) on Friday, Feb. 1. On Saturday, Feb. 2, the team went up against Southwestern Oklahoma State University and lost (4-7). The last game of the weekend was against Southeastern Oklahoma State University on Sunday, Feb. 3 and the …

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Men’s basketball fails road test

Pitt State Men’s Basketball fell into a pair of road games this past week. The Gorillas started the road trip with a loss at the undefeated and second ranked NW Missouri St. and followed up with an overtime loss at Missouri Western.   On Thursday, the Gorillas travelled to Maryville for a game …

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Rugby Club warm up for Spring season

The Pittsburg State University Men’s Rugby Club is gearing up for the upcoming 2019 season. They will open the season with a home match against Tulsa Men’s Club on Saturday, Feb. 16.   The Rugby Club currently has 42 members and are in their third year of competition in the D2 …

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Track and field competes at MSSU

The indoor track and field teams travelled to Joplin, Missouri Friday, Feb. 1 to compete in the two-day Missouri Southern Lion Open.   Head coach Russ Jewett believes both teams did well at the competition.   “Well, considering where we are in the season, I thought we did satisfactory,” Jewett said. “We …

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