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Women win behind strong shooting, handy reserves

With two returning players back for Missouri Western, the Griffons used their full house in order to produce a win. In doing so, they shot 59 percent from the field as Western defeated Fort Hays State 90-78 Monday night at MWSU Fieldhouse. Western had been on a five game losing streak after it pulled three straight wins to open the... Read More

Ashleigh Curry comes off bench

Ashleigh Curry stepped back on the hardwood Saturday afternoon and immediately knocked down a trey. The senior, who hasn’t played in four-and-a-half seasons, came off the bench and scored 25 points, but Missouri Western fell to Central Missouri 72-67. The five-point loss isn’t too bad as of now for the Griffons. Coming up this week, if they can play the way they... Read More

Western women win again, defeat Blue Tigers

Jessica Koch swiped at the basketball at half court and scooped in for the steal. The senior grabbed the ball and sprinted down court with less than 5 seconds to play. She put in the right-handed layup at the buzzer and ran over to Missouri Western’s bench to celebrate the victory. That play was one of four steals Koch snatched... Read More

Griffons exhibits skill in exhibition win

Thursday at the MWSU Field House, Missouri Western men’s basketball gave fans a glimpse of what they will see on the court this season, as they defeated Livin’ the Dream 102-63. “I thought our defense was pretty decent,” coach Tom Smith said. “I thought they played together, our passing at times was very sharp; for the most part I was... Read More