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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 […]

Griffons face Jennies in season ending rematch

November 12, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

The Griffons wrap up the regular season Friday, with an away match against No. 17 University of Central Missouri. Western struggled against Central Missouri during their first meeting of the year, which resulted in a three set sweep to open the regular season. Since that opening loss the Griffons have amassed an overall record of […]

Western sweeps Lindenwood, preps for weekend on the road

October 29, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

After going 1-1 over the weekend, with a win against Missouri Southern and a loss to Central Oklahoma, Western bounced back with the sweep of Lindenwood University at home on Tuesday. The Griffons got off to a slow start in the first set, allowing the Lions to tie the set 10-10. Western quickly stepped up […]

MO Southern Volleyball Preview

October 24, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

After sweeping the season series against Washburn on Saturday, Western dives back into conference play with a home game against Missouri Southern State University. Last weekend, against the Ichabods, the Griffons got off to a slow start causing the team to drop the first set 25-20 and set two 26-24. Western went on to win […]

Senior guided by faith

October 20, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Sarah Faubel was born and raised into a Christian family, in Lincoln, Neb. She has allowed her faith to be her guide through life on and off the volleyball court. “Faith has been important to my family and me for a really long time,” Faubel said. “It is what drives our life.” Faubel began developing a love […]

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