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.
MSSU men's basketball win their fourth straight as they take down Emporia State on the road. Meanwhile the Pitt State women make it seven straight with some late game heroics over Lincoln.
Pittsburg State men come up short against Northwest.
Desmond Buerge scores 35 as Carthage defeats Mt. Vernon and Pittsburg takes on Labette County.
Pitt State's women's basketball team defeats Central Missouri 72-67.
The Pittsburg State football team paraded through downtown Pittsburg to celebrate their National Championship team.
Pitt State men and women win on the road. MSSU men escape Kirksville with a win over Truman State. MSSU women lose 72-53.
Plus Carl Junction volleyball prepares for sectional playoff matchup. Plus MSSU basketball anxious for Sunday's exhibition game vs Mizzou.
It was anything but a normal football season for Joplin. They end it falling to Rockhurst, while Pittsburg ends a season that featured some great highs with a low, falling to St. Thomas Aquinas.
Plus, Carl Junction takes on Mt. Vernon in the Class 3 District 11 Volleyball championship game.
Top three remain unchanged in this week's poll.
Several teams in new places as we head to the beginning of districts
This week's Big Five Plays.
A look at the top high school action in this week's Big Five Plays.
Highlights from games in Kansas and Oklahoma
Pittsburg, Parsons, & Frontenac win.
Plus Pittsburg High School RB Marcus Striplin earns Hometown MVP honors.
Plenty of movement in this week's poll.
Highlights from games in Oklahoma and Kansas.
Fort Scott, Pittsburg, Girard, & Galena win.
Plus, Joplin faces Carthage in softball and Webb City hosts Carl Junction in soccer.
Pitt State and Northwestern Missouri State prepare for their annual showdown in the Fall Classic. MIAA names their Players of the Week. The Big Five Plays features some of the best high school football plays from the previous week.
Our "Game of the Week" between Pittsburg and Chanute.
Pittsburg, Fort Scott, Riverton, & Frontenac win.
Highlights from games in Kansas and Oklahoma.
Galena defeats Baxter Springs. Pittsburg over Columbus. Chanute and Colgan also win.