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Defense critical against Lincoln

Defense critical against Lincoln

January 29, 2015 Comments

J Q

As the 8-9 Griffon men regroup after a tough loss against Missouri Southern, they are looking ahead to even out their record against the Lincoln Tigers Saturday. The Griffon men tend not to focus on what’s already done, and are beginning to prepare for a road game in Jefferson City. “We just have to come […]

Second half too much for Griffons

Second half too much for Griffons

January 29, 2015 Comments

d huey

On Saturday, Jan. 24, Western started off their game against Missouri Southern hot, but went ice cold after the half. Southern, who took control for the last half of the game, defeated the Griffons 77-65. After the Griffons’ stunning comeback win against Southern Baptist in the second half just one week before, it is almost […]

Griffons lose heartbreaker to Pitt State

January 15, 2015 Comments

Mika Cummins

In what appeared to be a game headed into overtime, a last second shot by Pittsburg State sent the Griffons to the locker room with low spirits. The Griffons lost the heartbreaker 63-61. On Saturday, Jan. 10, Western welcomed the Gorillas for the second game of their homestand. The game started slow for both teams. […]

Seniors lead team towards conference win

Seniors lead team towards conference win

January 15, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

The Griffons are back on the road to play the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats after a three game home stand, which included a 61-63 buzzer beater loss to Pittsburg State University. Although Southwest Baptist is one spot ahead of Western in the MIAA standings, both teams have .500 records at 8-8 and 7-7 respectively. Head […]

Dareon Jones profile: The gentle giant

December 3, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

He sports the number 15 in honor of his favorite player Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks. Can Western forward Dareon Jones play like Anthony? That’s for you to decide. One thing that Jones does have that shows resemblance to Anthony: his warm-hearted spirit on and off the court. When Anthony is on the […]

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