Archive for Tennis

Former basketball coach returns to lead ennis

September 11, 2013 Comments

Mika Cummins

Tom Smith, the former head coach for Men’s basketball at Western, emerges from retirement to take on coaching the Women’s tennis team. After 25 years at the helm of the Men’s basketball team at Western, Smith retired last March. He leads the program in all-time wins, accumulating over 600 in his 38 years of being […]

Tennis season ends in rain

September 7, 2013 Comments

Gary Smith

Griffon tennis will finish the season 6-16 overall and 2-9 in MIAA play, ending the season in eleventh place in the conference. With the season ending on cancelation due to rain in Baldwin, Kansas at Baker University the Griffons couldn’t end the season with a win.The matchup was canceled and will not be rescheduled. The […]

Women’s Tennis Pounces the Tigers

Women’s Tennis Pounces the Tigers

April 12, 2013 Comments

Gary Smith

The Griffon tennis team fought gusty winds on Saturday afternoon as they battled Lincoln University in MIAA match play. Western won its second straight match and third out of their last four after defeating the Lincoln Tigers 9-0, improving their record to 6-13 and 2-8 in MIAA play with the victory. [caption id="attachment_17457" align="alignleft" width="150"] […]

Griffon Tennis comes up short against Evangel University

March 25, 2013 Comments

Gary Smith

Missouri Western tennis showed promising signs in their hard fought battle against Evangel University, but fell 5-4 in their non-conference matchup on their home court at the St. Joseph Tennis and Swim Club. With this loss, the Griffons fall to 3-11 (0-6 MIAA) on the year and made it their 10 straight loss of the […]

Griffon tennis comes up blank against tough opponent

February 20, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

The Missouri Western tennis team got off to a rough start in their MIAA and home opener, getting defeated 9-0 by  Northeastern State University. The Griffons fall to 3-3 on the season and 0-1 in conference play after going 3-2 in the fall season. Denise Chiao played the most competitive match of the Griffons, falling […]

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