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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

Griswold helps Griffons beat Bearcats

Fresh off of a 30-point performance in a losing effort to Nebraska-Omaha, Jessica Koch needed help in order for Missouri Western to win in the MIAA. Brittany Griswold was her help Wednesday night. Griswold led the Griffons in scoring with 17 points and Koch was second with 12 as they secured their first MIAA win this season in their 62-51... Read More

Griffon women lose 91-68 to open up the season

Missouri Western women’s basketball couldn’t stop the outside shooting of Quincy as it opened its season with a 91-68 loss Saturday at the MWSU Fieldhouse. Coach Lynn Plett knew that Quincy, who went 26-4 last season, would be a tough early test for the Griffons. “Some people say ‘Don’t play such a good team early,’ but it tells us where... 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