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Shockley makes history, sets sights on postseason

Shockley makes history, sets sights on postseason

April 18, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

First basemen Spencer Shockley didn’t start his career at Western, but his bat impacted the all-time record books nonetheless as he became the all-time career leader in doubles. It took Shockley less than three seasons to break Javier Martinez’ record of 42 doubles – which stood for 16-years and was accomplished in four seasons – […]

Baseball streaking again, still atop the MIAA

April 12, 2013 Comments

Christian Mengel

Missouri Western continues to be the most dominant team in the MIAA as they pick up five more wins this week, sweeping both Lincoln University and Northwest Missouri State. The Griffons’ hitting has been nothing short of amazing this season, and Lincoln found that out first hand Easter weekend. In three games, Western cranked out […]

Western’s baseball, softball among the best

April 12, 2013 Comments

Christian Mengel

Other than the success we’ve already seen this year, spring may end up being the most successful season of sports for both men and women. Both baseball and softball have shown they have what it takes to win the MIAA, and maybe more. Baseball has been the scariest team in the league pretty much all […]

Griffons heavy hitting Saturday leads to series win

April 8, 2013 Comments

Christian Mengel

Missouri Western took the series 2-1 against the competitive Pittsburg State Gorillas over the weekend; scoring 24 total runs Saturday but just one run Sunday. Western coach, Buzz Verduzco, was happy with the hitting Saturday, but disappointed the Griffons couldn’t get anything going against Pittsburg State’s top guy, Matt Stalcup. “Heading into Sunday we knew […]

Baseball streak ends, stays on top of MIAA

March 26, 2013 Comments

Christian Mengel

Missouri Western’s 17-game win streak may have ended, but the Griffons still pulled out a series win against one of the top teams in the MIAA, University of Central Oklahoma. Western’s one loss to Central Oklahoma came Friday evening and is the only conference loss it has had in their 15 MIAA games so far […]

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