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Volleyball drops two straight as season continues

The Griffon Volleyball team was unable to take the momentum that it built after a home win over rival Northwest Missouri Tuesday into the weekend road trip. Western traveled to Warrensburg Friday to take on No. 8 ranked Central Missouri and was defeated 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-22). “They are really good this year. They don’t make any mistakes; on the... Read More

Northwest: Beat it

Before the fifth game ended, Missouri Western looked flustered. Down by four, the Griffons needed a spark in order to defeat their MIAA rival Northwest Missouri State. But instead of one player in particular garnering the change, a team effort for Western was all it needed. Western defeated Northwest in a five-game set Tuesday in the Looney Complex. With the... Read More

Griffon Volleyball goes 3-1 at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Classic

Griffon Volleyball came home a winner after going 3-1 on the weekend at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Classic in Denton, Texas. The team improved to 8-7 on the season. “We are happy to walk away with three wins, but honestly we didn’t play our best volleyball,” coach Cory Frederick said. “I think we could have had four wins... Read More

Griffon Volleyball goes 2-2 at UNK Fall Classic

The Griffon Volleyball team broke even with two wins and two losses in the UNK Fall Classic tournament over the weekend in Kearny, Neb. “I’m overall happy with how everything turned out and I think we are getting closer to playing competitive with the top 25 teams every time we get on the court,” said Coach Cory Frederick. Senior Tahler... Read More

Western soccer, volleyball teams start season

The 2011 season started on the right foot for Missouri Western Volleyball as they defeated Eastern New Mexico 3-1 in the Lady Buff Classic Friday in Canyon, Texas. Western dropped the first set 23-25 but came back and took the next three sets to advance and play Angelo State. Western’s head coach Cory Frederick in now in his third season... Read More