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Future is bright for Griffons’ soccer

There are many college soccer programs that would love to get double-digit wins, set school records and finish fifth in the conference. But for Chad Edwards and his team — they want more. “I like our mindset, I like where we are at, and I like the kids we have coming back,” Coach Chad Edwards said. The Griffons will return... Read More

Griffon soccer continues record-breaking season

The Missouri Western soccer team is on pace to have the best season in program history. After a 1-0 win on Sunday against Northeastern State University, the Griffons find themselves in fifth place in the MIAA, one win from the program record for wins in a season and just two games back of UCM. Sunday’s win was the first in... Read More

Griffon soccer bounces back for two-straight wins

The Griffon soccer team ended their two-match losing streak Thursday evening in Joplin, Mo. against Missouri Southern State University. Western defeated the 2-5-1 Lions two to one. “I’m really proud of the kids this week,” head coach Chad Edwards said. Missouri Southern scored first in the 32nd minute of the match. Julia Liberty scorched one past goalkeeper Paige Labadie. Labadie... Read More

Griffon World Series memories

The Royals’ World Championship was reason to celebrate for all of Kansas City and the surrounding areas as they defeated the Mets, four games to one, and won their first World Series since 1985. I was able to sit down with some of the key figures in Griffon athletics,who are also some massive Royals fans, and find out what this... 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