Archive for Sports

Soccer drops first two conference games

September 17, 2009 Comments

Lauren Burbach

The Missouri Western soccer team lost their first two conference games last week to University of Nebraska-Omaha 4-2 and Northwest Missouri State 3-1. The UNO Mavericks came out firing shots at freshman goalie Joyce Endicott. Mavericks scored their first goal on a penalty kick and scored one more goal a few minutes later, leaving the […]

Football remains unbeaten after win over Fort Hays

September 17, 2009 Comments

Emmanuel Akitunde

The Griffons continued their winning ways with a big 58-31 win over MIAA foe Fort Hays State Tigers. The win didn’t come as easily as the first two games did, but, as anyone will tell you, a win is a win, and the Griffons are now 1-0 in MIAA conference play. This was evident in […]

Two former Griffons make NFL cut

September 17, 2009 Comments

Lauren Burbach

The Missouri Western football program is going to get some great national exposure this fall when two former players, Gijon Robinson and Roger Allen, suit up for their respective NFL teams. Robinson, a 2006 graduate, made the Indianapolis Colts team for the second straight season. The tight end played 15 games last season and finished […]

Griffons crush Wolves in season opener

September 2, 2009 Comments

Emmanuel Akitunde

The start of the fall semester means a lot of things for returning Missouri Western students – long lines in the cafeteria, filling out promissory notes at the Financial Aid office and trying to  find somewhere to park before your classes start. But for a select few that get to play on the Griffon football […]

Volleyball team, new coach get the ball rolling in S.D. tournament

September 2, 2009 Comments

Michael Carpenter

The Missouri Western volleyball team opened their 2009 season at the Springhill Suites Invitational Tournament last weekend in Sioux Falls, S.D. They played four sets last weekend against eighth ranked Southwest Minnesota State, Regis University, Chadron State and the host team, 22nd ranked Augustana. The Griffons lost to Southwest Minnesota State 3-1, Regis 3-0 and […]