Archive for Sports

Five Griffons recieve preseason All-American honors

September 3, 2013 Comments

Albert Shelby

The Griffons football team opened the eyes of many people in the nation after pulling off a 12-2 record and even making it to the 3rd round of the playoffs. For their play that attributed to that winning record, five Griffons earned USA college football All-American honors. Senior quarterback Travis Partridge and his fellow senior […]

Baseball seals first ever MIAA title

Baseball seals first ever MIAA title

April 24, 2013 Comments

Christian Mengel

[caption id="attachment_18043" align="alignleft" width="300"] Missouri Western groups together just after sweeping the double header against Washburn University to enjoy being the schools first MIAA regular season champions.[/caption] The Griffons are the MIAA baseball regular season champions for the first time in history, and improve their record to 34-7. After sweeping the double header against Washburn […]

Frederick steps down as volleyball coach

April 23, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Volleyball coach Cory Frederick resigned his position Monday after four seasons at Western. “It was a surprise,” Athletic Director Kurt McGuffin said. “It was a family move. His wife is a pharmacist and she got offered a job she couldn’t turn down.  It was a financial thing; he has two little kids. He wanted to spend […]

Shockley makes history, sets sights on postseason

Shockley makes history, sets sights on postseason

April 18, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

First basemen Spencer Shockley didn’t start his career at Western, but his bat impacted the all-time record books nonetheless as he became the all-time career leader in doubles. It took Shockley less than three seasons to break Javier Martinez’ record of 42 doubles – which stood for 16-years and was accomplished in four seasons – […]

Baseball streaking again, still atop the MIAA

April 12, 2013 Comments

Christian Mengel

Missouri Western continues to be the most dominant team in the MIAA as they pick up five more wins this week, sweeping both Lincoln University and Northwest Missouri State. The Griffons’ hitting has been nothing short of amazing this season, and Lincoln found that out first hand Easter weekend. In three games, Western cranked out […]