Archive for Sports

Intensity rises in the NBA Playoffs

May 5, 2014 Comments

Mason Marshall

With lower ranked teams defeating the higher ranked teams, the NBA playoffs are becoming intense. The Atlanta Hawks, for instance, are giving the Indiana Pacers a hard time. The Pacers were ranked number one in the Eastern Conference before playoffs. In the last game they played, the Pacers came out with a 91-88 win. The […]

Athletic Banquet

May 5, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The athletic department held the 15th annual Student-Athlete Honors Banquet Monday Apr. 28 in the Fulkerson Center. The banquet is held to honor athletes for their achievements over the season both on the field or gym and off. Fulkerson was filled with athletes from each sport sanctioned by at Western. For the first award, athletes […]

Griffons finish strong in MIAA Tournament

May 5, 2014 Comments

Leo Lemos

Both the Griffon men’s and women’s golf participated in the MIAA post-season tournament on April 21 to 23. Out of the 12  teams competing in the tournament, the Griffon men finished in seventh. During the first round of the tournament, the Griffon men shot their lowest round of the season, which left them in sixth […]

Western says Farewell to Patsy Smith

May 5, 2014 Comments

Leo Lemos

As the Spring 2014 semester comes to an end, there is one faculty member who will not be returning in the Fall. Patsy Smith, the current senior associate director of athletics and senior women’s administrator, will be retiring at semester’s end. She is responsible for the financial aspect of athletics, such as monitoring budgets, purchases, […]

Spratt gets a facelift

May 5, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Now is the time to excite students about Griffon sports, and  renovations to Spratt Stadium might just do the trick. Student support of Missouri Western athletics has been hard to come by recently. Sure, students will come to the game, but after halftime Spratt Stadium is less than half full and is overtaken by the visiting […]

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