Category: Women’s Basketball

Western women’s basketball has begun their season at 2-0, despite not having the services of All-American candidate LaQuinta Jefferson. “We accomplished what we wanted to do,” head coach Rob Edmisson said. “Winning two games on the road is a good thing for us.” Jefferson was forced to miss the first two games of the season due…

Having the best player on the court in a game is not a guarantee of victory or anything like that, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. For head coach Rob Edmisson and the Missouri Western women’s basketball program, they will likely have that built-in advantage every time they take the court this season. “It’s good to…

Family and sports seem to go hand-in-hand, and that is no different for Griffon basketball players and Fiji natives, Mili and Mataika Koyamainavure. At a young age, the siblings were surrounded by basketball through their family’s neighborhood team, the Davui Magics, or even watching their aunt coach the Fiji National under-20 team. These experiences created lasting…

2015 Hall of Fame class has left its mark on current teams

[caption id="attachment_25615" align="alignnone" width="300"] Griffons Nicole Lindsey-Collier, Eric Walker and Amy Beverly are inducted into Hall of Fame. Zack Papenberg | Photo Editor[/caption] Missouri Western has inducted three more former student-athletes into their Hall of Fame. Amy Beverly, Nicole Lindsey-Collier and Eric “Ebo” Walker make up the 2015 class. They were inducted on Friday evening,…

Nothing feels better than beating your arch rival, right? Well, what about sweeping them on the season? Oh, and completing that sweep in their house. Well, the Missouri Western women’s basketball team did just that last Saturday. The women took down rival Northwest by the score of 73-65 in Maryville, Missouri. The beginning and first…