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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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Women’s basketball falls to Washburn Ichabods

The women’s basketball team lost against the Washburn Ichabods on Saturday, Jan. 26, the score 66-70.  Despite the loss, head coach Amanda Davied believes the team “played well” but ultimately fell to the Ichabods.   “Well, I thought that we competed hard and we shared the basketball well at times.” Davied said. “The bad thing we did (is) we had a lot of turnovers and I …

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PSU assistant basketball coach accused of using racial slur

Pittsburg State athletics has responded to allegations that an assistant basketball coach directed a racial slur toward a counterpart from Central Missouri during a home basketball game last month. The allegations, which surfaced on Twitter, involve assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Jon Gilliam, who allegedly called a UCM coach a racial …

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Records broken at Pitt State Invitational

The men and women’s indoor track and field teams hosted the Pittsburg State Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 26 on the Harvey Dean Track at the Robert W. Plaster Center.   Head coach Russ Jewett believes everyone felt “better” about the results of this competition as opposed to the previous competition they attended last weekend.   “Compared to …

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