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Give the Griffons what they want

September 19, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

One of the most amazing achievements in sports is when a struggling team has a turnaround season. Although it is early in the season, Missouri Western soccer has already shown signs of a complete turnaround this year. After finishing the 2013 season with a 2-14-2 record, the Griffons have started the 2014 season by winning […]

Strong performances lead into conference play

September 18, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western will be heading into conference play with a 6-3 overall record after concluding their preseason with the University of Sioux Falls Tournament last weekend. Western opened the tournament sweeping Bemidji State University three sets to none. The Griffons had three players with double-digit kills in the first game and posted a .611 attack percentage. […]

Freshman brings winning spirit to Western

September 13, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western has a recruitment class stacked with talent and depth. But one dynamic standout is freshman Amanda Dalbey. Dalbey was born in Fort Lewis, Wash. While growing up, Dalbey and her family moved numerous times to follow her dad who is active duty military. She has lived all over the United States: California, New York, […]

Griffons ready for matchup against Bronchos

September 11, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

With one win under their belt already, the Griffons looks to improve to 2-0 for the third consecutive year, when they match up against the Bronchos of Central Oklahoma on Saturday night. Last week, Western escaped the Mules of Central Missouri in a game that saw the Griffons pull away with a 10-9 victory. After […]

Cheer squad deserves R-E-S-P-E-C-T

September 2, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Being on the Griffon cheer squad takes a unique set of athletic talent that few people possess. The squad has practices during the summer, the school year and is always cheering at the different sporting events whether the are Griffons dominating the other team or struggling against an opponent. They are athletes, on scholarship, supporting […]