Category: Sports

It is the goal of every university to have the best facilities that it can, whether they’re academic buildings or athletic. Missouri Western State University Director of Athletics Kurt McGuffin believes it is a constant competition between the schools at each level. “We want to be the best; it’s all about keeping up with the…

The weather in northwest Missouri has been anything but consistent over the last few weeks. The same cannot be said about the baseball team, which has been hot as of late, winning 15 of their last 18. The Griffons won all four of their games last week, starting with a 6-5 victory over No. 15…

The Griffons began their three-school six game road trip last Friday with a double header against the Lindenwood Lions, followed by a double header against the Lincoln Blue Tigers and ended Tuesday with a double header against the rival Northwest Bearcats. Head coach Jen Trotter felt confident about her team’s position going into the road…

After a long winter break Western’s men were back in action. The team traveled to Oklahoma City for the Broncho Invitational where the team finished tenth. The weather was a big factor according to coach Greg Dillon. “The wind that I saw was as bad as I’ve ever seen,” Dillon said. The Griffons finished with…

To wrap up spring break the Griffons took five of six games during the Apple Market Softball Classic last weekend. Before the tournament even started head coach Jen Trotter was notified that star pitchers Janie Smith and Shyanne Saladino both came down with the flu. Both pitchers stuck it out and helped Western go 5-1…