Archive for Sports

Arehart sisters show potential

October 15, 2009 Comments

Ladi Akitunde

Two sisters grow up playing soccer in a small town in Nebraska. They help their high school go deep in Class B tournaments – one actually winning two state championships in a row while the other one went off to college to continue playing soccer. The other sister then joins the eldest sister at the […]

Griffons drop first game to Northwest

October 8, 2009 Comments

Lauren Burbach

The 12th ranked Missouri Western football team lost the battle for top dog in the MIAA by a score of 49-35 to the 6th ranked rival Northwest Missouri State Bearcats in front of a record breaking crowd of 10,129. The hard loss dropped the Griffons to 5-1 overall and 3-1 in conference play. The story […]

Soccer loses close games to Central Missouri, Truman State

October 8, 2009 Comments

Lauren Burbach

The Missouri Western soccer team lost a close and hard fought game 1-0 to the Central Missouri Jennies last Saturday in Warrensburg, Mo. Due to great defense on both sides, neither team was able to score until well into the game. The Griffons got three shots from sophomore Heather Schmiemeier, but couldn’t put the ball […]

Soccer gets first win ever over rival Northwest

October 2, 2009 Comments

Emmanuel Akitunde

It has taken five seasons for the Griffon soccer team to do something that all Missouri Western sports teams love to do every season. That enjoyable task would be beating Northwest Missouri State. The Griffons beat the Bearcats 2-0, placing them at 4-5 for the season and 2-3 in MIAA conference play. Missouri Western ran […]

VB drops match to Southern

October 2, 2009 Comments

Michael Carpenter

The Missouri Western Griffons lost to conference opponent Missouri Southern in five sets, 2-3 (25-19, 25-23, 22-25, 18-25 and 6-15) last Saturday. The Griffons record with this loss falls to 7-11 overall and 0-6 in conference play. The Griffons opened strong with wins in the first two sets, led by Allison Smith and Hannah Zimmerman […]