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Griffons take the bite out of rival Northwest at the MWSU Fieldhouse

With 30 forced turnovers, a strong defensive pull, and shooting better than 50% in the second half, the Griffon women turned a huge victory against their rival Northwest Missouri 78-57.  It was Western’s seventh-straight victory in the series. “30 turnovers is great to hear,”  Melia Richardson said. “Coach says people don’t play defense like us.”  Richardson had a career high 14... Read More

Griffons ‘Kobe’ versus Bearcats

Missouri Western takes a No. 17 national ranking into its biggest weekend of the young season. They host undefeated Pittsburg State on Thursday, before welcoming the 7-1 Missouri Southern Lions to the MWSU Fieldhouse on Saturday. “It is going to be a tough week at the Fieldhouse,” head coach Rob Edmisson said. “We hope to have a lot of people come... Read More

Griffons prepared to make jump in 2015

Having the best player on the court in a game is not a guarantee of victory or anything like that, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. For head coach Rob Edmisson and the Missouri Western women’s basketball program, they will likely have that built-in advantage every time they take the court this season. “It’s good to have expectations,” Edmisson said. “Expectations... Read More

Western pursues first road victory

After a close 61-56 home victory over the Missouri Southern Lions, the Griffons will have the opportunity to win their first away game of the season in Jefferson City, Missouri, as they face the Lincoln University Blue Tigers. Western has been successful at home this season, compiling seven wins and just three losses, but a victory on the road has... Read More