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Western prepares for MIAA opener versus No. 4 Emporia State

February 19, 2015 Comments

Mika Cummins

Missouri Western kicks off MIAA play this week as they face No. 4 Emporia State. A series that was originally supposed to be held in Western’s Spring Sports Complex has now been moved to Emporia, Kansas. Now, the teams will play two doubleheaders, on Thursday, Feb. 19, and Friday, Feb. 20. The Hornets come into the […]

Western pitcher has chance to throw again

February 19, 2015 Comments

Jacob Edwards

Like most Griffon athletes, Kyle Kelly is a pretty normal guy. He likes hunting, fishing, trucks and spending time with his family. One thing Kelly can do that most of us “normal guys” can’t is command a breaking change-up. Or come back from Tommy John surgery. Kelly graduated from Lathrop High School in 2011 and signed […]

Griffons look for sweep versus Bearcats

February 19, 2015 Comments

Cortrez Colbert

The Griffons are looking to sweep the Northwest Bearcats in the next rivalry game. Last time the teams met, the Griffons got the best of the Bearcats, defeating them 58-37. The Griffons had an excellent first half putting up 42 points and holding the Bearcats to only 14. Since these two teams have met, the Griffons […]

Griffons seek revenge

February 19, 2015 Comments


This Saturday, the Griffon men will have its second chance against rivalry Northwest Missouri, after an upsetting 59-58 loss the first time they met. In the last match against the two, it went all the way down to the buzzer, where guard Cortrez Colbert went for the last shot but couldn’t capitalize. Seeing that this […]

Crossover tournament prepares Griffons for conference play

February 19, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

The Griffons travel to St. Cloud, Minnesota, for the NSIC/MIAA Crossover on Thursday to improve their 5-4 record before beginning conference play. Previously, Western played in the 8-State Classic where they won two games against Truman State and Quincy University and lost two games to Minnesota Duluth and Southern Arkansas. On Thursday, the Griffons kick […]

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