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Brown, Lowe named prep athletes of the week
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St. Mary's Colgan track and field athlete Lily Brown and Pittsburg golfer M.J. Lowe are the Morning Sun Athletes of the Week for the week ending May 12. LILY BROWN Lily Brown, a junior led the … more
Pittsburg High School's softball team is the No. 6 seed in next week's Class 5A state tournament in Wichita. The Purple Dragons (16-6) play third-seeded Valley Center (20-2) at 5 p.m. Thursday in the … more
Colgan cruises to regional baseball title
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OSWEGO, Kan. — Sparked by great performances on the mound and at the plate, St. Mary’s Colgan raced to a Cla ss 2- 1 A baseball regional championship on Wednesday. Colgan clinched the title with … more
Pittsburg softball rolls to regional crown
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The regional championship game proved to be the easier of the two tournament matchups for Pittsburg softball on Tuesday. After nipping Lansing 2-1 in the opening game, Pittsburg cruised to a 7-1 … more
Overcoming an early 3-0 deficit, the Girard Trojans rallied to a 9-5 win over Caney Valley on Monday in the Class 3A regional softball tournament held in Columbus. “When you get down, you have to … more
Pittsburg State played host to a Last Chance outdoor track and field meet on Friday at Carnie Smith, and it's just what the name implies. It's one last chance for athletes to improve their times, … more
Beaman, Coester named athletes of the week
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Frontenac softball player Abi Beaman and Girard baseball player Alex Coester are the Morning Sun athletes of the week for the week ending May 5. Abi Beaman Beaman helped lead the Raiders to a 4-1 … more
Behind an all-around team effort, Pittsburg captured a 6-1 win over Independence to finish the week with a 3-0 record and clinch the opportunity to host a regional bracket at Jaycee Ballpark next … more
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
A day three years in the making finally arrived Saturday."Today has been coming for a few years due to COVID," Valerie Meier said. "It's nice to be here and see everyone.""The ability to get … more
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