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Football fumbles against Pittsburg State

October 9, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western could not gain ground after falling behind early to the Pittsburg State Gorillas. The early scores by the Gorillas left the Griffons with a 23-13 loss. The first quarter got off to a shaky start for the Griffons; they turned the ball over quickly to the Gorillas when Isaac Maselera intercepted a pass from Skyler […]

Half-way home, volleyball continues to stun opponents

Half-way home, volleyball continues to stun opponents

October 9, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Midway through the season, Western has compiled a 13-3 overall record, a 7-1 conference record and is now building on a seven match win streak. The Griffons began the regular season with a loss to Central Missouri, but since then the team has only added to the win column. Western contributed to their win streak […]

Griffons try to bounce back

October 9, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The possibility of not making it to the playoffs has increased for both the Griffons and the Tigers of Fort Hays. If Western does not make it, it will be for the second year in a row. They dropped to the Gorillas of Pittsburg State, 13-23 last Saturday at Spratt stadium. Offensive woes continue to […]

Column: Volleyball continues to open eyes

October 3, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The volleyball team started off hot this season and showed teams in the conference that they meant business. They have only improved since starting off 4-1 in their first five games. They beat two MIAA teams that were undefeated at the time. Washburn University was sitting at 10-0 before losing to the Griffons three sets […]

Training camp contract renewal in the works

October 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

The last five summers have had a reoccurring theme on campus: a whole lot of red on a black and gold campus. The Kansas City Chiefs have been hosting their preseason training camp at Missouri Western for the previous five summers. This past training camp was the final under contract between the Chiefs and Western. […]

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