The Gorillas' leading scorer was dismissed from the team this offseason.
Police say Lucas Hollingsworth fit the description of a man who robbed a store in Pittsburg.
A Southeast Kansas man is arrested on assault charges after allegedly trying to run down two people.
Saturday marked the 3rd annual Get Busy Livin' 5k run in Pittsburg, honoring the life of former Pitt high and Kansas State quarterback Dylan Meier. The 800+ in attendance paid a fitting tribute to a life of passion.
Plus MSSU baseball sweeps Washburn.
The Kansas Department of Transportation has posted signs for vehicle load weight restrictions at the Middle Cow Creek Bridge.
Pittsburg State University students are paying a special tribute to donors.
Pitt high boys win at Neosho, the McAuley boys win at home against College Heights, while the Cougars beat the Warriors in the girls game.
Plus, new NEO A&M coach Sherard Poteete addresses the character of his football teams and we begin the Action 12 Top 12 stories of the year countdown with Carthage Soccer.
Carl Junction boys overpower Colgan, Independence boys outlast Pittsburg, C.J. girls top Colgan in overtime. Plus, Cassville hires new football coach.
Riverton at Southeast, Colgan at Galena, Blue Valley West at Pittsburg, Parsons at Frontenac
Blue Valley West at Pittsburg, Colgan at Galena, Riverton at Southeast, Parsons at Frontenac
Pittsburg vs. Coffeyville, Labette Co. vs. Fort Scott, Columbus vs. Colgan, Baxter Springs vs. Frontenac, Parsons vs. Riverton, Hulbert vs. Commerce, Wagoner vs. Miami
Pittsburg at Coffeyville, Labette County at Fort Scott, Girard at Galena, Columbus at Colgan, Baxter Springs at Frontenac, and Parsons at Riverton
Colgan at Girard, Galena at Columbus, Erie at Frontenac, Riverton at Baxter Springs, Southeast at Oswego, Parsons at Pittsburg
Colgan at Girard, Galena at Columbus, Erie at Frontenac, Riverton at Baxter Springs, and Parsons at Pittsburg
you go to a Pitt State football game - you'll quickly notice - number
11 in red is ALWAYS around the football. The skill set that puts him in
that position - it's unique.
In front of a sellout crowd at Carnie Smith Stadium, Pitt State beat Lincoln 59-17 in a game that was 56-3 at one point in the second quarter. Across the border at Fred G. Hughes Stadium, Missouri Southern was haunted by penalties in their first loss of the year, a 16-13 blow at the hands of Southwest Baptist.
Plus, NEO remains unbeaten and Fort Scott bounces back with a win at home.
Fort Scott defeats Pittsburg 41-20 in our Game of the Week
Fort Scott at Pittsburg, Galena at Frontenac, Columbus at Girard, and Southeast at Baxter Springs.
Week 2 Rankings
Pitt State and MSSU wrapped up the Pitt State Classic with opposite results.
Labette County at Pittsburg, Parsons at Fort Scott, Frontenac at Riverton, and Baxter Springs at Galena.
Labette County at Pittsburg, Parsons at Fort Scott, Baxter Springs at Galena, Frontenac at Riverton, Mt. Vernon at Commerce, Grove at Miami
Pittsburg Purple Dragon - 2012 Football Team Preview
Plus Thursday night high school football action in Missouri and Kansas.
The Purple Dragons rank 5th in the Operation Pigskin Preseason Top 10.
The Dragons come in at number five in our poll, hoping to make the playoffs a year after their 6-3 record left them just short.
Pitt State, the defending D-II National Champions, begin their quest to repeat. Plus MSSU starts the Daryl Daye era. Plus CNC & SEK high school media day.
MSSU completes the four game sweep of SBU. Pitt State drops their doubleheader to Central Missouri.
The Dylan Meier Get Busy Livin' Foundation hosted their 2nd Annual 5K race.
Pitt State football wrapped up spring football with their annual Spring Game in Carnie Smith Stadium.
Missouri Southern baseball won the final two games of their four game set against Emporia State, while both Pitt State baseball and softball squads faltered. Plus, multiple Gorillas and Lions perform well in Track & Field at the Gorilla Classic.
MSSU and Pitt State softball swept on Senior Day. MSSU baseball splits with Washburn in Topeka.
In a season of streaks, the Lion baseball team managed to end a bad one in Topeka, but still lost the series 3-1. Meanwhile, the Gorilla baseball team lost two at Hays, making it 10 out of 11 they've dropped. On the softball side, both the Lions and Gorillas lost twice at home.
Kyle Webster and Kellen Cox share their thoughts on being the primary quarterbacks in the new offense for Missouri Southern. Plus, results from the Pitt State Invitational and both MSSU and PSU baseball and softball scores.
Pitt State hosts the Wendy's/PSU Invitational. USSSA baseball debuts in Joplin.
Pitt State softball brings their win streak to six as they sweep Northwest Missouri State in Saturday's doubleheader.
Behind three home runs and eight total RBI from senior Amanda DeCastro, the Gorillas swept Northwest Missouri State, winning 7-2 and 15-7.
Pitt State comes up short in their Elite 8 game against Shaw University 61-58.
Pitt State prepares for their Elite 8 matchup with Shaw University.
The Pitt State women are officially on their way to San Antonio, where they'll take on Shaw University in the Elite 8 on Tuesday. Before they left, we sat down with the South Central Regional MVP, freshman Lizzy Jeronimus.
The Pittsburg State women are heading back to San Antonio for an Elite 8 match-up with Shaw University and the NEO women are heading to Salina for the JuCo National Tournament. Also, Joplin baseball opens the season and the Shrine Bowl returns to Pittsburg.
After two narrow losses to the Mules in the regular season, the Gorillas felt like they knew what it would take to pull off an upset victory. And they did, in dominating fashion behind 25 points from Javon McGee.
The program's best ever season isn't over yet, but the 2nd seeded Pittsburg State women were knocked off in the first round of the MIAA Tournament Thursday by 7th seeded Lincoln, 83-77. The Gorillas' Lizzy Jeronimus scored 30 points but was overshadowed by a tournament record 39 points from the Blue Tigers' Arriana Walker.
MSSU men come up short on the road. Both Pitt State men's and women's basketball teams win at home.
In a game with big implications for regional tournament seeding and general confidence for the Gorillas, they came up big when it mattered most. Drew Roberts' pull up 10 footer with less than four seconds to play clinched a one point victory against Northeastern State.
Plus, Pitt State Men, Mizzou-Kansas and other Big 12 scores.
Weekend recap of Missouri Southern and Pitt State basketball; plus a look ahead at what it takes to win a conference title.
Highlights from MSSU vs. Ft. Hays State and Pitt State vs. Washburn; plus Big 12 Saturday hoops.
The Pitt State women's basketball team closes in on a possible conference title. Meanwhile, freshman standout Lizzy Jeronimus and MSSU center Keane Thomann earn MIAA Player of the Week.