Quantcast

Softball Season Opens This Weekend - KOAM TV 7

Softball Season Opens This Weekend

Updated:

Press Release PSU: 

The Pittsburg State softball team will open its 2014 season this weekend at the Eight State Classic in Bentonville, Ark. The Gorillas will play two games a day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 14-16).

The Gorillas open the tournament at 9:30 a.m. on Valentine's Day against Upper Iowa, then will take on Minnesota State at 1:30 p.m. Both games will be on field one at Bentonville Memorial Park. Saturday, the Gorillas take on Minnesota-Duluth at 9:30 a.m. on Memorial Park Field 6 and Harding at 1:30 p.m. on Field 7. Sunday the Gorillas play back-to-back games at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Field 7 against Rockhurst and William Jewell. 

Upper Iowa has a 1-1 record on the season after splitting a doubleheader with Grand View University last weekend. Harding has a 2-1 record after earning wins over Northeastern State and Tarleton State and a loss to Emporia State last weekend at the Tarleton State Tournament. This will be the first weekend of play for the remainder of the Gorillas opponents.

The Eigth State Classic is hosted by Arkansas-Monticello at seven fields in Bentonville, the Bentonville High School Field and six fields at Bentonville Memorial Park. The tournament features 29 teams playing 28 games a day for three days. A complete schedule of the tournament and list of teams playing can be found here.

Pitt State is looking for continued improvement in its third season under head coach Elizabeth Economon. The team went 28-22 overall in 2013, with a 16-12 record in conference play. The team returns 15 players from the 2013 squad, including All-MIAA players, Tiffany Brown, Jordan Bradshaw, Brenna George and Cheslyn Mitchell. Brown has also been a two-time NFCA All-Region selection.

  • Top Sports Stories in the 4-StatesTop Sports HeadlinesMore>>

  • Razorback Men's Basketball Tickets on Sale

    Razorback Men's Basketball Tickets on Sale

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:08:21 GMT
     Season tickets for the 2014-15 Arkansas men’s basketball campaign are now on sale, as head coach Mike Anderson’s fourth edition of the Razorbacks and their #Fastest40 style of play return six of their top seven scorers from last year’s club that won 22 games.More >>
     Season tickets for the 2014-15 Arkansas men’s basketball campaign are now on sale, as head coach Mike Anderson’s fourth edition of the Razorbacks and their #Fastest40 style of play return six of their top seven scorers from last year’s club that won 22 games.More >>
  • Geopfert to Lead Team USA at Thorpe Cup

    Geopfert to Lead Team USA at Thorpe Cup

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:07:17 GMT
     University of Arkansas men’s track and field assistant coach Travis Geopfert will be the head coach of Team USA at this weekend’s Thorpe Cup. The combined-event showcase pits the United States against Germany and will be contested July 26-27 in Marburg, Germany. This will mark the sixth time Geopfert has represented the United States at the Thorpe Cup.More >>
     University of Arkansas men’s track and field assistant coach Travis Geopfert will be the head coach of Team USA at this weekend’s Thorpe Cup. The combined-event showcase pits the United States against Germany and will be contested July 26-27 in Marburg, Germany. This will mark the sixth time Geopfert has represented the United States at the Thorpe Cup.More >>
  • SoonerVision Receives IDEA Award

    SoonerVision Receives IDEA Award

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:06:28 GMT
    Press Release University of Oklahoma:The Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA) recognized the University of Oklahoma at its annual Golden Matrix Awards (GMAs) in Dallas on July 16 by awarding it the Best Overall Big Screen Display in the college division. The award marks the third time OU has received the honor with the previous two coming in 2010 and 2011. The Best Overall Big Screen Display Award is a national competition open to all universities. Voting is based on a fi...More >>
    Press Release University of Oklahoma:The Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA) recognized the University of Oklahoma at its annual Golden Matrix Awards (GMAs) in Dallas on July 16 by awarding it the Best Overall Big Screen Display in the college division. The award marks the third time OU has received the honor with the previous two coming in 2010 and 2011. The Best Overall Big Screen Display Award is a national competition open to all universities. Voting is based on a fi...More >>
Powered by WorldNow

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.