Archive for Soccer

Frustrating day ends with draw for soccer

September 17, 2010 Comments

Emmanuel Akitunde

Although there were no vuvuzelas buzzing in the background, the 1-1 draw between Missouri Western State University and Northwest Missouri State had all the drama of a USA World Cup match. With a miracle shot from Sarah Brimeyer being waved off in the dwindling seconds of the second extra period, missed calls by refs, and […]

Soccer team prepares following record setting season

September 1, 2010 Comments

Lauren Burbach

The Missouri Western soccer team made great strides during the 2009 season, finishing with an 8-10-2 record overall and accomplishing the most wins in the program’s history. This fall, the team returns every player and is hoping to continue their success from last fall and make more great things happen. When it comes to goals, […]

Soccer, volleyball sign new recruits for fall seasons

April 23, 2010 Comments

Jessica Koch

Soccer The (8-10-2) Missouri Western Soccer head coach Jeff Hansen has added a Junior College transfer from Olathe, Kan. to the roster for the 2010 fall season in hopes of improving his soccer team. Coach Hansen found goalkeeper Kelly Voigts at Johnson County Community College, where she was goalie of the national tournament in which […]

Soccer beats Missouri Southern, gets first home winning season

October 29, 2009 Comments

Ladi Akitunde

The last six times the Griffon soccer team played in a match with a one goal difference, they have been on the wrong side of the score. One smart strike from freshman Abby Widrig changed that and gave Western a win against Missouri Southern State University. The win also gave Western a winning record at […]

Griffs bounce back to beat Truman State

October 15, 2009 Comments

Lauren Burbach

After losing their first game of the season just a week earlier, Missouri Western bounced back with stellar defense to stomp the Truman State Bulldogs 38-14 last Saturday. The Griffons showed that they can respond to adversity after dropping their first loss to Northwest and coming back with a vengeance. “After the last game it […]

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