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Western faces familiar opponents as MIAA play begins

February 26, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

After playing in three nonconference tournaments, the Griffons will finally face a familiar opponent as they begin their conference play against the Northeastern State RiverHawks. In Western’s previous nonconference tournament, the LAAS Memorial, the team pitched a shutout in the opener, defeating Concordia-St. Paul 3-0. However, they went on to lose three out of the […]

Griffons control series with No. 4 Hornets

February 26, 2015 Comments

Mika Cummins

The Griffons headed to Emporia, Kan. last Thursday and Friday to face off against No. 4 Emporia State in two doubleheaders. The series kicked off MIAA play for Western, but was originally supposed to be held at the Spring Sports Complex. Due to snow, however, the series was transferred to Emporia where Western would be recognized […]

Griffons attempt to rise in MIAA rankings against Lions

Griffons attempt to rise in MIAA rankings against Lions

February 26, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

Western goes back on the road for their second MIAA series against the Lindenwood Lions after taking three out of four games from former No. 4, now No. 26, Emporia State Hornets. After winning three games against Emporia State, Western improved to No. 3 in the MIAA with a 3-1 conference record and a 6-5 […]

Western prepares for MIAA opener versus No. 4 Emporia State

February 19, 2015 Comments

Mika Cummins

Missouri Western kicks off MIAA play this week as they face No. 4 Emporia State. A series that was originally supposed to be held in Western’s Spring Sports Complex has now been moved to Emporia, Kansas. Now, the teams will play two doubleheaders, on Thursday, Feb. 19, and Friday, Feb. 20. The Hornets come into the […]

Western pitcher has chance to throw again

February 19, 2015 Comments

Jacob Edwards

Like most Griffon athletes, Kyle Kelly is a pretty normal guy. He likes hunting, fishing, trucks and spending time with his family. One thing Kelly can do that most of us “normal guys” can’t is command a breaking change-up. Or come back from Tommy John surgery. Kelly graduated from Lathrop High School in 2011 and signed […]

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