PSU men, women split double-header at William Jewell
Missouri Southern faces (6) Pittsburg State for the final game of the regular season.
Missouri Southern faces long-time rival Pittsburg State for the final game of the 2013 regular season.
Lions men, PSU women win debuts
Gorillas Seybold named MIAA Player of the Week
Playoff hopes on the line Saturday
Pitt State and Northwest faced off in the 12th Annual Fall Classic Saturday.
Both teams enter ranked in top 10
PSU's John Brown and Nate Dreiling picked up MIAA Honors this week.
Pittsburg State travels to Central Missouri Saturday.
Pitt State travels to UCM in week 6.
Pitt State picks up their sixth win of the season.
Junior linebacker Tyler Disney was selected as the MIAA's Defensive Player of the Week.
Gorillas begin dangerous month of October
PSU's Junior Outside/Rigthside Hitter Paula Okrutna brings a wealth of diversity to the Gorillas.
John Brown picked up his second straight MIAA Honor after his performance against the Lincoln Blue Tigers.
Pitt State and MSSU were both on the road this week for their 4th games of the season.
Senior wide receiver John Brown was named MIAA Special Team Athlete of the Week for his efforts against Southwest Baptist.
PSU has never lost to the Bearcats
Pitt State comes out early to defeat University of Central Oklahoma, 65-24.
Look To Move To 2-0 On The Season
Abenoja was named MIAA Offensive Player of the week Monday morning.
PSU eager to start at home
PSU held their volleyball media day today.
PSU Senior WR is back for his Senior season.
The MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll had Pitt State third and MSSU 9th.
Gorillas 3rd, Lions 9th in preseason coaches poll
Will be inducted on October 6th
Will face tough competition from Kansas City, MIAA
Gorillas eliminated by Missouri Western
Pitt staves off elimination against UCO
The Lions won two games at home Sunday against Northeastern State, and the Gorillas won one on the road to upset Central Missouri in the first round of the MIAA tournament. The teams will now play each other in Kansas City Thursday afternoon, in the first game of a double elimination style second round.
Also, both Pitt State and Missouri Southern found success in the MIAA Track & Field Championships, and Natalie Bird finishes her first round in the NCAA Central Super Regional.
Plus Pitt State splits their doubleheader with Central Missouri.
Marquise Cushon and Solomon Watkins impress at PSU Spring Game.
Missouri Southern and Pittsburg State finished the regular season with splits at home, catapulting both squads to the MIAA conference tournament. The Lions will host a home series beginning Thursday, while the Gorillas will go to Warrensburg to play Central Missouri.
In softball, Pitt won two while MoSo took a split. Those teams will play one final doubleheader to wrap the regular season, with the Gorillas battling for a playoff spot.
The Gorilla baseball team won the first but lost the second against Emporia State, while the softball team did the same against Missouri Southern. In game two the Lions scored 11 runs to win in extra innings.
Plus, Neosho baseball falls to 11-4 on the year at the hands of Willard.
The Gorillas and Lions kept things tight as underdogs, but saw their seasons end in Kansas City.
In high school ball, the Fort Scott girls win in the KS state tournament while the Colgan boys and Labette County girls' seasons come to a close.
Plus, three signings from Carthage and Joplin student-athletes.
The Pitt State men and women will play hosts as 7 seeds at John Lance Arena on Monday and Tuesday night, respectively, while the Missouri Southern men will be on the road at Emporia State as the 9 seed and the Lion women will be at home as the 8 seed. Each team must win to advance to Kansas City.
Plus, recapping the district championships for the Carl Junction boys and Webb City girls.
Plus St. Mary's-Colgan boys and Fort Scott girls win Sub-State Titles.
There may not be a more vocal supporter of an area team than Pittsburg State senior Richard Harper. Harper is in the band, and is good for four hours of non-stop energy, vocally as well as physically. For both of the Gorillas' Thursday night games at home, Harper wore a microphone for us.
Plus, the Missouri Southern men are very much a Jekyll and Hyde team. The past two games are giving them reason to believe they have something to play for yet again.
After dropping five straight, the Missouri Southern men have scored 193 points in back-to-back wins at home. Saturday the Lions knocked off the MIAA's top ranked team, Central Missouri.
In Pittsburg, the Gorilla men blew a 22 point second half lead against Southwest Baptist, as a chance for back-to-back wins fell by the wayside.
Plus, the Pitt women do get their second straight win, and the MoSo women give the 10th ranked Jennies of Central Mo all they can handle before falling.
Several area athletes heading to the next level.
All four Missouri Southern and Pittsburg State teams lost on the road Saturday, making them a combined 1-13 since January 23.
The Lions return home Thursday to host SBU, while the Gorillas return to host Truman.
Plus No. 2 Kansas upset at home by Oklahoma State.
Pittsburg State used the pistol offense to win a national championship in 2011. Now the San Francisco 49ers have used it on their way to the SuperBowl.
After losing Hailey Roderique to an ACL tear, the Pitt State women knew they'd need everyone else to step up. One player who has is reserve guard Brigit Hesser. For the men, senior JaVon McGee has been on a roll for about nine games.
We also recap two disappointing Missouri Southern losses from Saturday.
Plus, one last look at Douglass-OKC's Stevie Clark, who made 30 three-pointers in three games in the Frontenac National Guard Invitational.
There were some tense moments in John Lance arena, as both Gorilla games were not decided until the final buzzer horn went off, but the home crowd saw their teams walk away winners.
In Joplin, the Southern men and women both had disappointing performances, losing to Nebraska-Kearney teams that have struggled thus far in MIAA play.
Marquis Addison scored a career-high 34 points, 23 of them in the first half, as Missouri Southern knocked off Pitt State in the men's game. Stephen Atkinson also scored a career-high 21 for the Lions. The Gorillas were led by 21 points and 12 rebounds from Rico Pierrevilus.
In the women's contest, Pitt jumped out by 15 points in the first 10 and a half minutes, before Southern came back to tie it early in the second half. But the Gorillas held on late for their 5th straight win in the series behind 24 points from a sick Lizzy Jeronimus. The Lions were led by 14 points from senior Erin Rice.
Round One To Take Place In Joplin Wednesday Night
MSSU sweeps Lincoln while Pitt State comes up short to Central Missouri.