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Griffons extend winning-streak after perfect weekend

March 25, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Griffon softball stayed hot in cold weather over the weekend extending its winning-streak to eight games and overall record to 20-8 with a 4-0 showing at the Spring Sports Complex. “We are starting to put the pieces all together and feel really good about where we are,” Coach Jen Bagley said. “But I don’t feel […]

Griffons downed in first round of MIAA tournament

Griffons downed in first round of MIAA tournament

March 5, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

No. 12-seed Western men’s basketball was blown out in the first round of the MIAA post-season tournament 66-46 by No. 5-seed rival Northwest Missouri State University. The loss ended the season for the Griffons, who finished with a record of 10-17. It also sent coach Tom Smith into retirement after 25 years at Western and 38 […]

Griffons came ready for combat

March 5, 2013 Comments

Gary Smith

Western Women’s basketball cranked up their defense to run out to a win against Nebraska-Kearney and clinched a MIAA tournament birth. The women won 71-36, wearing their pink camouflage jerseys to show their support of breast cancer awareness and Military Appreciation day at MWSU Field House. With this win, the Griffons improve to 14-10 overall […]

Griffons turn up defense on senior night

March 3, 2013 Comments

Gary Smith

On an emotional night, Griffon seniors won their final home game against Southwest Baptist 71-64. “I’m glad our seniors could go out on a good note,” coach Rob Edmisson said. “Our kids played with a lot of intensity and every one of our seniors did something special tonight.” Western had five seniors playing their last […]

Clinkscales takes advantage of second chance

Clinkscales takes advantage of second chance

March 3, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Cedric Clinkscales is focused on creating a positive legacy for himself on and off the Western basketball court. The 6-7 230-pound big-man leads the Griffons in points and rebounds while being the only member of the team to make the Dean’s Honor Roll, which requires a 3.5 grade point average or better. “It’s big for […]