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Western mourns the death of former student-athlete

Brittany Toshene Douglas, former griffon softball player from 2008-2011, died on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. She graduated from Missouri Western in the fall of 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in recreation sport management. Douglas was also active in the community as she was named the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee’s Volunteer of the Year for the 2010-2011 season and also served the... Read More

Softball wins 4 behind strong pitching

Missouri Western coach Jen Bagley has said her team needed to be strong in the circle in order to win ball games this season. In this past weekend’s Henderson State Tournament, that proved to be true. Western pulled out four wins in six games — the same result as its first weekend tournament last season — and head to Durant,... Read More

Shutdown pitching, hard hitting in line for softball

Missouri Western softball doesn’t believe in preseason rankings. The team just wants to play. After experiencing the aftermath of a high-forecast, coach Jen Bagley didn’t necessarily care for what people thought about this year’s squad. However, after winning its first regular season MIAA Championship, she does think this team can do more than just duplicate an exceptional 2011 campaign. “What... Read More