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Soccer preps for roadtrip

September 29, 2008 Comments

Gregor Avey

The Missouri Western soccer team is off to a slow start in conference play and will look to right the ship on the road. The Griffons will first face the Emporia State Hornets, who they defeated twice last season. The Hornets are currently 2-3 overall. Sophomore Heather Schmiemeir knows it’s important to come out strong […]

Volleyball to host tough competition

September 29, 2008 Comments

Gregor Avey

The Missouri Western volleyball team will need to provide their best “Rocky Balboa” impression in their upcoming conference games, as they will be underdogs in most of their upcoming contests. The MIAA conference is loaded with talented and experienced teams. The conference bolsters four teams in the top 25. The Griffons will welcome two of […]

Curry takes voluntary leave from team

April 23, 2008 Comments

Gregor Avey

 Missouri Western women’s basketball player Ashleigh Curry has taken a voluntary leave from the team to focus on her studies.  Curry was deemed academically ineligible for this past season and has been working her way towards becoming a full member of the Griffons basketball team again. At this point in time, Missouri Western and Curry […]

Western honors student athletes

April 23, 2008 Comments

Gregor Avey

 Missouri Western State University hosted its ninth annual student-athlete honors banquet. The banquet was held at the Fulkerson Center and an estimated 380 people were in attendance.  The two big awards were male athlete of the year and female athlete of the year. Missouri Western football player Patrick St. Louis won the male athlete of […]

Men’s golf finishes third at home tournament

April 9, 2008 Comments

Brain Prater

Men’s golf team finishes in a disappointing third place at the MWSU invitational last week at Fairview golf course. The Griffons played an excellent first round shooting a team total of 288, day two was not as good as the team shot a 295.  Only two strokes behind Missouri Southern, the second place finisher, the […]