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Jordan prepares to take aim at NFL dream

For many college students with only one semester to go before graduation, the dreaded ‘senioritis’ is kicking in right about now. You don’t want to do anything you’ve been grinding now your whole college career and now you just want to finish out with a nice, laid-back, easy semester before embarking on a career. For most, that is an option... Read More

Griffons ‘Kobe’ versus Bearcats

Missouri Western takes a No. 17 national ranking into its biggest weekend of the young season. They host undefeated Pittsburg State on Thursday, before welcoming the 7-1 Missouri Southern Lions to the MWSU Fieldhouse on Saturday. “It is going to be a tough week at the Fieldhouse,” head coach Rob Edmisson said. “We hope to have a lot of people come... Read More

Women’s hoops starts season 2-0

Western women’s basketball has begun their season at 2-0, despite not having the services of All-American candidate LaQuinta Jefferson. “We accomplished what we wanted to do,” head coach Rob Edmisson said. “Winning two games on the road is a good thing for us.” Jefferson was forced to miss the first two games of the season due to a family loss. Last season,... Read More

Canadian Connection

Canada has become a hotbed for college recruiting, and it has extended to the Division II level now. Head coach Brett Weiberg and Western have jumped on the trend, as well. Aaron Emmanuel and Kevin Thomas have been friends since they were kids growing up in Toronto, and now they are continuing their friendship in St. Joseph. “It means a... Read More

Griffons prepared to make jump in 2015

Having the best player on the court in a game is not a guarantee of victory or anything like that, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. For head coach Rob Edmisson and the Missouri Western women’s basketball program, they will likely have that built-in advantage every time they take the court this season. “It’s good to have expectations,” Edmisson said. “Expectations... Read More