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Athlete gets second chance to play

December 10, 2010 Comments

DeAndre Bradshaw

Ever tried being a full time student alone? It can be difficult, so just imagine doing school along with two sports. Well one student athlete has experienced this for himself; senior wide receiver Andrew Mead. Mead’s success on the field started at a young age when he was just the waterboy. He stayed around football […]

Griffons pushed to the limit by UNO

October 14, 2010 Comments

DeAndre Bradshaw

Missouri Western Volleyball defeated the University of Nebraska-Omaha in an intense game, which the result went down to the final wire in five sets. Western seemed to be on the edge for another loss, when they lost the first set 23-25. Coach Frederick believed that the team’s intensity was to blame for the beginning problems. […]

Memorable Homecoming for soccer

October 14, 2010 Comments

Emmanuel Akitunde

The Griffons soccer team have finally gotten the goose egg out of the win column, getting their first win of the season with a dramatic 2-1 second overtime victory over Nebraska-Omaha on Homecoming. All season long the Griffons have been playing an exciting brand of soccer but on many occasions couldn’t finish goal opportunities and […]

Soccer remains winless despite strong effort

October 1, 2010 Comments

DeAndre Bradshaw

Missouri Western soccer falls to number seven ranked Central Missouri, and continues to be winless in conference play as well as on the season. The soccer team lost the game to a better, undefeated Central Missouri team, losing the game four to zero. They were outmatched, but Central Missouri was six and zero before they […]

Volleyball earns hard fought victory

October 1, 2010 Comments

Emmanuel Akitunde

Missouri Western’s volleyball team pulled out an impressive five set victory over the Pittsburg State Gorillas (22-25, 26-24, 26-28, 25-19 and 16-14) in front of a ruckus home crowd in the Looney Complex. Although the Griffons ruled the night, the match started off on a sour note, with Western losing the first set 22-25. The […]