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Gorillas battle Mules in MIAA semifinals
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Yes, Pittsburg State scored 35 runs in three games last weekend while beating Central Oklahoma in the first round of the MIAA Postseason Tournament. But relief pitcher Tanner Leslie is a major reason … more
Although it was Senior Night in Pittsburg on Tuesday, it was a freshman that led the charge for the Purple Dragons in their 13-2 win over Labette County at Jaycee Ballpark. Pitcher Westin Rink … more
PSU men roll to MIAA track and field title
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Led by Cordell Tinch's three first-place finishes, Pittsburg State repeated as champion in the MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships that ended Sunday at Lincoln University's Dwight T. Reed … more
Coffee leads Gorillas past UCO 12-7
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Ask Karson Coffee what a difference a weekend can make.After a forgettable series last weekend, Coffee belted two home runs and drove in four runs as Pittsburg State defeated Central Oklahoma 12-7 … more
Capehart, Hotze named athletes of the week
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Frontenac baseball player Jack Capehart and Pittsburg soccer player Alyssa Hotze have been named the Morning Sun’s high school athletes of the week for the week ending April 28.Jack Capehart … more
St. Mary’s Colgan freshman Carston Simmons stepped up when the Panthers called his number on Friday at Jaycee Ballpark.After the team fell 8-1 to Riverton in game one and allowed nine runs in the … more
Pittsburg State's baseball team has won at least 30 games for the fifth consecutive season -- excluding the COVID-abbreviated year in 2020.But starting this weekend, the Gorillas have work to do if … more
After 61 years, football coach Larry Garman is retiring.Garman, who spent 37 years at Pittsburg High School and the last 24 years at Pittsburg State, announced Wednesday is is retiring."I have really … more
Northeast junior Shelby Underwood has proven to be one of the most complete softball players in Kansas during her prep career.  Underwood has a blistering .757 batting average this season, … more
Raider softball cruises to sweep
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Eight was the magic number for Frontenac on Tuesday. Two eight-run innings, in the third inning of game one and the fifth in game two, led the Raiders to a doubleheader road sweep of St. Mary’s … more
Frontenac baseball continued its undefeated season on Monday, capturing two road wins over St. Mary’s Colgan. The Raiders earned an 18-7 win in game one and a 6-0 win in game two.“I thought our … more
Early runs boost Washburn past PSU
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Washburn built an early five-run lead and held off a late Pittsburg State surge for a 9-6 victory on a rainy Friday night at Al Ortolani Field.By winning the opener of the three-game series, the … more
Hanna Bailey named girls wrestler of year
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Hanna Bailey made history this season for the Girard High School girls wrestling program.She placed fourth in the 125-pound weight class in the Class 4A-1A state tournament in Salina, becoming the … more
Pittsburg bounced back from a slim road loss at Chanute by scoring nine runs in the first inning on its way to a 15-0 home victory over Parsons in three innings on Thursday at Jaycee Ballpark.“It … more
Corbin McIntier named boys wrestler of year
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Pittsburg wrestling coach L.C. Davis has an easy explanation for Corbin McIntier's success on the wrestling mat.He's the hardest worker on our team," Davis said. "The reason he has the most wins and … more
GIRARD, Kan. -- The Chanute Blue Comets traveled to Girard and claimed a 4-1 victory in a low-scoring softball matchup Tuesday afternoon.We have to do a better job of limiting mistakes that create … more
Columbus captures road sweep over Colgan
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Kolt Ungeheuer opened the first inning in style for Columbus in its baseball doubleheader against St. Mary’s Colgan on Monday at Jaycee Ballpark.With runners on second and third with one out, … more
Panthers fall at home to Lamar
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The St. Mary’s Colgan Panthers arguably outplayed the Lamar Tigers in five of the seven innings they played against the Tigers on Friday at Jaycee Field in Pittsburg. The other two innings, … more
LEAGUE LEADER
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Nixon Brannan's batting average has made a big jump in his first season at Pittsburg State.He batted .299 last season at Division I Incarnate Word and .310 at North Central Texas College two years … more
IMMEDIATE IMPACT
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After an all-state career at Frontenac High School, expectations were high as Heather Arnett joined Pittsburg State's softball program this season."Heather is somebody we got to watch for a while … more
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