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Soccer hopes to continue its rise to the top

One of the most difficult jobs for a coach is finding the right amount of youth for your roster. The Missouri Western soccer team will have plenty of youth taking the field this fall. With only three seniors on this year’s team, coach Chad Edwards hopes that those senior’s experience is enough. “We have seniors with lots of experience and... Read More

Western soccer moves up to fifth in MIAA

The Griffons were on top of their game this weekend, as they won both games for the first time since the first week of the season. Friday’s matchup with Nebraska-Kearney was the tale of two halves. The first half was a series of missed opportunities by Nebraska-Kearney. The Lopers put up six shots, but only had one on goal, which Western goalkeeper Sarah Lyle handled.... Read More

Griffons victorious over Harding

The Griffons began their season with consecutive victories, defeating Harding University 2-1. Western once again brought the offensive attack. With the use of 23 shots, 13 on goal, the Griffons found the net twice. Both goals were scored by midfielder Bridget Blessie, which already matches her previous season total. However, it was a total team effort by Western, as nine... Read More

Breeding a winning environment

Defense wins championships. That saying has been around in sports for years ever since legendary college football coach Bear Bryant first uttered it. Although it is one of the most overused sports cliches, Griffon soccer coach Chad Edwards’ team will look to ride its basic premise to an even better season in 2015 than they enjoyed in 2014. Boasting a... Read More