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Western struggles in home opening series

The Griffons baseball team dropped two of three in their conference home opener this past weekend. Through their first ten games, the pitching has been the team’s kryptonite. That was on full display this weekend, when the staff yielded six, 11 and nine runs. Head coach Buzz Verduzco knows that his team was close to a much more positive out... Read More

Home opener begins MIAA play

Missouri Western will play their conference opening series this weekend against Washburn at the Griffon Baseball Field. The teams will face off Friday afternoon at 2:00, Saturday at 1:00 and then they’ll wrap-up the series Sunday afternoon at 1:00. Head coach Buzz Verduzco knows this is going to be a to a tough challenge for the Griffons. “Washburn is going... Read More

Pitching woes down Griffons in two of three

The Missouri Western baseball team spent this past weekend in Russellville, Arkansas, taking on Arkansas Tech University. The Griffons lost two of three games to the Wonder Boys, both by one run. Head coach Buzz Verduzco believes it will be a good learning experience for the team. “You just can’t simulate competition like this in practice,” Verduzco said. The first... Read More

Balanced pitching staff leads Griffons

Griffon baseball is ranked No. 5 in the conference preseason poll and is back in action for the 2016 season following a 29-21 2015 season and two losses to Washburn in the MIAA tournament. To open the season Western will travel to Russellville, Ark. to face the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys. The players are excited to finally see some regular... Read More

Koch breaks out in win over UCM

Looks like Dylon Koch’s slump to open the season may be coming to an end. The senior helped Missouri Western to a 10-5 home win against Central Missouri by going 2-for-4 with a team-leading four runs-batted-in. “He’s that type of character kid,” Griffon coach Buzz Verduzco said. “He’s going to fight through anything. Him really struggling through an injury early... Read More