Archive for Sports

Women get first season win

December 3, 2009 Comments

Lauren Burbach

The Missouri Western women won their first basketball game of the season 52-43 last Saturday against the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs Mountain Lions in the final game of the Hyatt Place Thanksgiving Classic. The Griffons started off strong, taking control after scoring the first eight points of the game. Western would keep a […]

Football ready to compete in final game of season

December 3, 2009 Comments

Ladi Akitunde

This football season for the Griffons can be pretty much summed up in two words: deja vu. For the second straight year, the Griffons finished the regular season at 8-3, and they will once again play the Augustana Vikings in the 44th Mineral Water Bowl. Western hopes not to repeat the result from last year’s […]

Griffon men upset Central Oklahoma at the buzzer

December 3, 2009 Comments

Michael Carpenter

Last Saturday, Missouri Western and 17th ranked Central Oklahoma battled back and forth in what would be a major upset by the Griffons, who won the game 83-79 at the final buzzer. The game was sealed down the stretch by five free throws from Martin Nolan and Quentin Noblin. With wins against Lincoln University on […]

Chiefs facility shows progress

December 3, 2009 Comments

Guest Columnist

The Kansas City Chiefs indoor training facility is on the road to completion. Students had a chance to have their voices heard by the President of Missouri Western Robert Vartabedian and members of his cabinet at the second annual President’s Forum. Many students who attended the forum had concerns about the Chiefs training facility and […]

Volleyball loses final match in four to Truman on senior night

November 20, 2009 Comments

Ladi Akitunde

The last game for Madison Benton and Allison Smith in Griffon uniforms was a microcosm of the season for the Griffon volleyball team. At some times, they looked good and played well together. And at other times, they struggled to get anything going on offense and played below their potential. The Griffons lost their 22nd […]