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Jefferson adds commanding presence to Griffons

Jefferson adds commanding presence to Griffons

February 13, 2015 Comments

Mika Cummins

LaQuinta Jefferson is one of those all-around talents. She gives such a commanding presence on the court that it’s no wonder she has several honors under her belt. “I’ve been playing basketball since I was eight years old,” Jefferson said. Jefferson hails from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where she attended La Vergne High School. She was a […]

Griffons take 3 of 4 in HSU Tourney

February 13, 2015 Comments

Mika Cummins

Griffon softball opened up the 2015 season on the road in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, at the Henderson State Tournament. Saturday, Feb. 7, Western faced off against the host school Henderson State. First baseman Paige Shifflett opened the top of the second inning with a solo homer to left field. Shifflett went 1 of 3 in the […]

Walk-offs down Western in Harding series

February 13, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

Western falls to 3-4 overall after dropping two out of three games in a weekend series against the Harding University Bison. During game one of Saturday’s double-header, the Griffons were able to gain a quick lead in the second inning off of an RBI single from right fielder Trevor LaHonta. The lead was soon erased […]

MSSU Preview

February 13, 2015 Comments

Jacob Edwards

Coach Brett Weiberg and his crew set course for Joplin, Missouri, this weekend to play a game that, if won, would push the Griffons to 7-8 in MIAA play and 11-11 overall on the season. That would go a long way in making up ground in the MIAA. The Griffons are coming off of an […]

Griffons split with Wonder Boys

February 6, 2015 Comments

Jacob Edwards

Missouri Western baseball split their first weekend going 2-2 versus the No. 17 Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys in Russellville, Arkansas, this past weekend. In game one, early season rust was evident with Western giving up three errors and losing a close 5-4 ballgame. Grant Woods was the starting pitcher going 5.1 innings and giving up six […]

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