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Griffons’ volleyball struggles at the Fieldhouse

The Griffon volleyball team took to the court Friday Nov. 4 and Saturday Nov. 5 against Fort Hays and the University of Nebraska-Kearney, respectively. During the Friday game, the first set saw the Griffons take an early lead against the FHSU Tigers. “Our season has had some ups and downs this year,” senior Blair Russell said. “We have seen some... Read More

Griffons’ season ends in first round of MIAA Tournament

Western’s season came to an end with a five-set loss to the No. 15 Washburn Ichabods in the first round of the MIAA Tournament on Tuesday. Head coach Marian Carbin was happy with the way her team fought throughout the match, despite the loss. “We battled; the girls played really well and I’m proud of the way we competed,” Carbin... Read More

Griffons sweep Bearcats

The Griffons swept the rival Bearcats at home without star outside hitter Jessie Thorup for the second match. Last Friday, in a win against Fort Hays State, Thorup suffered what would appear to be a serious knee injury, which has kept her sidelined for the last two matches. Although the team does not fully know the extent of Thorup’s injury,... Read More

Thorup breaks career kills record

The weekend was filled with success as the Griffons swept both of their road opponents and Jessie Thorup was crowned Western’s overall kills leader. Sweeping both road matches showed head coach Marian Carbin that their offense was able to dictate each set. “What I was most pleased with was that we played well offensively, we controlled the tempo against both... Read More

Volleyball streak continues

Lindsey Partridge and Jordan Chohon form the block for Western in their win over Southern at MWSU Fieldhouse on Friday.Zack Papenberg | Photo Editor Before the non-conference season started, Griffon coach Marian Carbin thought that the Griffons would be able to get off to a good start to the season, thanks to the way the schedule... Read More