The Men's and Women's Basketball programs signed autographs and posters Saturday before the football game against Nebraska-Kearney.
The Gorillas were trailing as late as the end of the third quarter, but bounced back with a couple of late touchdowns to take down the Lopers.
"Royals Thunder" has made previous appearances at Kauffman Stadium. The group consists of 17 members including current Missouri Southern students and alumni.
The Lions face unfamiliar conference foe Lindenwood this Saturday.
Coach Beck and Eric Knecht recap Pitt State's historic win over #1 Northwest Missouri State.
In front of a record crowd at Bearcat Stadium, the Gorillas get a huge road win and snap Northwest's 21-game winning streak.
Two top defenses in this MIAA Showdown.
Recap Pitt State's home win over Emporia State
Eric Knecht is joined by Pittsburg State Head Coach Tim Beck to recap the Gorillas win over Missouri Western.
Southern led at half by 15, but the Mules went off in the 4th quarter to push it into overtime.
The Gorillas got off to a hot start, and though they failed to score a touchdown in the second half, the defense held strong as they've done all year to help Pitt get to 4-1.
Scott Lathrop shines in his first start with the Lions.
Despite the Gorilla defense only allowing one touchdown the entire game, the Pitt State offense couldn't get anything working, giving Fort Hays State their first win against Pitt in over 30 years.
New on campus facility will be all turf.
Joplin Blasters will play first game in May.
First conferenc win for MSSU in three seasons.
Coach Tim Beck and Eric Knecht discuss the weekend that was for Pitt State football, and their win over Washburn.
The Lions named the course after longtime coach Tom Rutledge.
In the first conference game of the season, NEO struggles to hang with Blinn College.
Joe Rice's goal early in the first half was all the Roughriders needed to defeat Indian Hills Community College.
Missouri Southern honored former men's basketball coach Robert Corn with a lasting tribute.
The Golden Norsemen found their groove tonight against Southeast Prep.
Before a sellout crowd at Carnie Smith Stadium, the Gorillas opened the season with a 37-0 victory over the Riverhawks.
Mr. Pitt State honored at the Pittsburg Rotary Club.
The men's basketball team knows how to fundraise with some creativity.
The Gorillas are led by new head coach Jenny Mueller. Pitt State was picked to finish 7th in the MIAA preseason coaches poll.
MSSU brought in a new transfer this year to compete against quarterback Jay McDowell.
The Pittsburg State football team took over Meadowbrook Mall today for their annual Fan Day.
With the first game less than four weeks away, Missouri Southern players reported for camp this afternoon to take head shots and listen to inspirational speeches from former players.
Anthony Abenoja enters his third season as Pittsburg State's starting quarterback.
McDowell showed great promise as a Sophomore for Lions last year
Pitt State picked 2nd in preseason coaches poll & MSSU picked 7th.
Barrett Lais led every round of the Twin Hills Invitational and would once again find his way into the winners circle.
Natalie Bird, Dave Bird, Darcy Smith, and Doug Harvey strolled through this years Beauty and the Beast tournament.
Pro Boxing promoter and Miami native Tony Holden announces the Cook brothers from Seneca will join his team and Trey Lippe-Morrison.
For the second year in a row, the Ozark Amateur would come down to a playoff.
The 66th Annual Ozark Amateur tees off this weekend.
The sport of Crossfit has mass appeal all over the US and now Joplin has a third gym to call home.
The Joplin Outlaws have less than 3 weeks to assume command of the South Division.
In his first season in charge at MSSU, Head Coach Jeff Boschee is already making strides in the local recruiting scene.
NHRA Drag Racer Fred Snavely of Joplin recently took home first place in the Super Comp Division at the Thunder on the Plains in Great Bend, Kansas.
The Demize held their first summer camp for local kids out at Joplin Sports Complex.
Plaster Center taking shape on Pittsburg State campus.
Former Expos pitcher Dan Smith gave up career hit 3000 to Tony Gwynn.
The Missouri Southern women's basketball program held their annual youth camp this week.
The Joplin Crusaders know a thing or two about championships and this year is no different.
Ethan Hutcheson lost in a playoff two years ago, but today he put himself far enough ahead to walk away from the 18th all smiles.
Logan Moon selected by the Royals in the 6th round.
Michael Taylor is competing at the US Open Clay Shooting Championship in Columbus at Claythorne Lodge.
Webb City grad Tyler Burgess leaving Missouri State to play at MSSU for senior year.