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Griffons hit hot streak

The weather in northwest Missouri has been anything but consistent over the last few weeks. The same cannot be said about the baseball team, which has been hot as of late, winning 15 of their last 18. The Griffons won all four of their games last week, starting with a 6-5 victory over No. 15 Emporia State University. The Griffons... Read More

Western takes strong bats on road

Missouri Western will make the trip to Tahlequah, OK to face the Northeastern State University RiverHawks on Thursday. The Griffons are 16-8 (8-5) in the MIAA and are in fifth place in the conference. Head coach Buzz Verduzco knows how important every game is in the conference. “Everybody is very, very competitive and every win means a lot,” Verduzco said. “We like... Read More

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

Griffons bounce back from season opener

The Griffons bounced back this past weekend to win three of four at the HSU Spring Invitational in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Western was matched up against Henderson State in their first game. After a quite two innings, the Griffons’ offense came alive in the third and fourth innings. Western scored two runs in the third, and then Jeremy Alvarado led off... Read More