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COLUMN: Five takeaways from UCM loss

*Due to website server issues, we were unable to get a game story up after the UCM loss. I am sure you have have read plenty on how the game went and that the Griffons opened the season in a 0-1 hole following a 18-17 loss to the Mules. This column represents my takeaways from the game and what Thursday... Read More

Griffons face Jennies in season ending rematch

The Griffons wrap up the regular season Friday, with an away match against No. 17 University of Central Missouri. Western struggled against Central Missouri during their first meeting of the year, which resulted in a three set sweep to open the regular season. Since that opening loss the Griffons have amassed an overall record of 22-7 and they find themselves... Read More

Western sweeps Lindenwood, preps for weekend on the road

After going 1-1 over the weekend, with a win against Missouri Southern and a loss to Central Oklahoma, Western bounced back with the sweep of Lindenwood University at home on Tuesday. The Griffons got off to a slow start in the first set, allowing the Lions to tie the set 10-10. Western quickly stepped up their play, pulling away from... Read More

Throwing the MIAA a curveball

  Winning a championship in college is a difficult feat, regardless of the sport or the division in which it is won, but repeating a championship always proves to be even more difficult. For Missouri Western’s 2014 baseball team, this feat to once again be MIAA Champions, which begins on Saturday, May 3, will be a very difficult task. Last... Read More

Griffon Soccer lose to No. 12 Central Missouri, 3-1

Missouri Western soccer played tough, but was unable to pull off the upset against the No. 12 Central Missouri Jennies Saturday night at Spratt Stadium, as they fell 3-1. The Griffons fall to 3-4 overall and 0-1 in MIAA conference play while the Jennies improved to 9-1 and 2-0 in conference play. “We battled and fought with them,” coach Chad Edwards... Read More