Archive for Softball

Griffons split home-opener against Quincy

March 6, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

Western softball is off to a 15-4 start after splitting a double-header with Quincy University in its home-opener at the MWSU Spring Sports Complex. Jackie Bishop came into the first game with a record of 8-0 and held the Hawks scoreless in the first three innings including striking out the first four batters. Quincy’s Ashleigh […]

No pressure on Jackie Bishop

February 9, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

After dominating the MIAA as a freshman last season, the last thing pitcher Jackie Bishop is concerned about is slipping into a sophomore slump. In fact, she’s never even heard of such a thing. “Is there really one?” Bishop said. “I’d like to think there wasn’t. I’ve never heard of one; hopefully that doesn’t happen.” […]

Toni Dance provides power in Griffon lineup

Toni Dance provides power in Griffon lineup

April 12, 2011 Comments

DeAndre Bradshaw

Missouri Western softball player Toni Dance is different than any other player on her team. Dance is from Brisbane, Australia, and now lives in the United States because her talents allowed her to join a U.S. college team. Dance is a foreign student, but there is nothing foreign about her game. She is the softball […]

Western sweeps Lincoln

April 12, 2011 Comments

Kyle Inman

The winning play continues for the Griffon softball team. Great performances by both Griffon pitchers and hot bats allowed them swept a double header on Saturday in Jefferson City against the Lincoln BlueDragons. The Griffons improved to 27-8 on the season and 7-1 in MIAA conference play. Coach Jen Bagley stressed offense to her team […]

Griffon Softball sweeps double header against SBU

April 4, 2011 Comments

Kyle Inman

The first softball game played in the new Spring Sports Complex was one to remember. Jackie Bishop threw a no-hitter in the first home game for the Griffons this season and the first of the new Spring Sports Complex. Bishop dominated the game from start to finish, going seven strong innings and striking out 11 […]

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