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Dave Williams Q&A

Q: What do you think will be the stand out accomplishment for the athletic department as a whole this spring? A: It’s a little hard to predict right now. We are excited about all the teams this spring. It’s one of our busiest times because we have the most sports playing and I think everyone, especially baseball and softball are... Read More

MWSU hosts Women’s Elite 8 tourney

Clayton v. Bentley Kyle Inman, Staff In the opening game of the 2011 Elite Eight, the Clayton State Lakers turned a two-point lead halftime lead into a 23-point victory against the Bentley Falcons. After that close first half, the full court pressure of Clayton State (33-1) proved to be too much as they pulled away and won the game 84-61.... Read More

Western drops MIAA home opener

Missouri Western’s struggle to find a supporting scorer continued Saturday afternoon. MIAA leading scorer Jessica Koch struggled in the first half before finding a rhythm late in the game. While Koch struggled, Emporia State surged to an eight-point halftime lead, and Western’s cold shooting compounded the problems in a 66-48 loss to the Hornets. The Griffons shot just 30 percent,... Read More

Familiar faces return for upcoming season

Three points are all that separated the women’s basketball team from potentially shaking up Division II basketball last season. Missouri Western dropped its opening round game in the MIAA tournament to Washburn 58-55. The loss to Washburn ended Western’s season on a three-game losing streak and has left a bad taste in the the team’s mouths all offseason. “I think... Read More