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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 […]

Ace pitcher aims to strike high expectations

February 21, 2013 Comments

Christian Mengel

Senior pitcher Brandon Simmons is now in the position he has waited for his whole life, and with expectations as high as ever, time will tell if he has what it takes to lead this Griffon team to a championship. Baseball is not only his oldest passion, but it is one of his first memories. […]

Baseball team picked high in MIAA, hopes to finish first

February 21, 2013 Comments

Albert Shelby

The preseason rankings and honors are out, and now it’s time for the Griffons to live up to their high billing. After posting a 34-17 record last year, the baseball team is bringing out the bats in hopes of having an even more productive season than last year. This season, the team is filled with […]

Sports shorts

January 15, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Defensive end and sack specialist David Bass will play in the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game will be played at Tropicana Field home of the Tampa Bay Rays and is considered a way to showcase your talent to NFL scouts before the draft. Bass is the […]

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