Archive for Soccer

Board moves forward, approves Spratt Stadium project bonds

December 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Friday, Nov. 21, the Board of Governors at Missouri Western voted to approve and proceed with the $5.5 million auxiliary system revenue bond issue to pay for improvements and renovations to Spratt Memorial Stadium. Final terms of the bond issue will be approved at a later date by the Board, but the resolution allows […]

Fall sports give Western student bragging rights

December 3, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Most Missouri Western students have that one friend who goes to another college and always talks about how great their athletics program is even though their school is only good at one sport. The conversation, of course, ends up in a semi-serious argument to see who can one-up the other person. This fall, Western athletics […]

Heartbreaking loss ends historic season

November 12, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western’s historic season came to an end Wednesday with a loss to Fort Hays State University in the first round of the MIAA Tournament. The Griffons entered the MIAA Tournament for the first time in school history as the sixth seed. Throughout the game they relied on their stout defense to take them into double-overtime, […]

Get on the soccer bandwagon

October 29, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Two years ago, I joined the Griffon News sports desk. Covering Western soccer was my assigned beat. I went to every home game and kept up online when they were on the road. I remember watching Abby Widrig kick one from 40 yards out to win it and I remember watching a double overtime loss […]

Griffons seek first win against Bearcats

October 29, 2014 Comments

Brandon Perkins

The Griffons are two games away from the end of their season and are edging near the the playoffs. The Griffons are in fifth place in the MIAA with a 9-6-1 record so far. The top eight teams make the postseason and the top four host games. Sitting on the edge of hosting a tournament […]

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