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Pitching woes down Griffons in two of three

The Missouri Western baseball team spent this past weekend in Russellville, Arkansas, taking on Arkansas Tech University. The Griffons lost two of three games to the Wonder Boys, both by one run. Head coach Buzz Verduzco believes it will be a good learning experience for the team. “You just can’t simulate competition like this in practice,” Verduzco said. The first... Read More

Balanced pitching staff leads Griffons

Griffon baseball is ranked No. 5 in the conference preseason poll and is back in action for the 2016 season following a 29-21 2015 season and two losses to Washburn in the MIAA tournament. To open the season Western will travel to Russellville, Ark. to face the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys. The players are excited to finally see some regular... Read More

Koch breaks out in win over UCM

Looks like Dylon Koch’s slump to open the season may be coming to an end. The senior helped Missouri Western to a 10-5 home win against Central Missouri by going 2-for-4 with a team-leading four runs-batted-in. “He’s that type of character kid,” Griffon coach Buzz Verduzco said. “He’s going to fight through anything. Him really struggling through an injury early... Read More

Griffons attempt to rise in MIAA rankings against Lions

Western goes back on the road for their second MIAA series against the Lindenwood Lions after taking three out of four games from former No. 4, now No. 26, Emporia State Hornets. After winning three games against Emporia State, Western improved to No. 3 in the MIAA with a 3-1 conference record and a 6-5 overall record. Meanwhile, the Lions... Read More

Walk-offs down Western in Harding series

Western falls to 3-4 overall after dropping two out of three games in a weekend series against the Harding University Bison. During game one of Saturday’s double-header, the Griffons were able to gain a quick lead in the second inning off of an RBI single from right fielder Trevor LaHonta. The lead was soon erased in the bottom of the... Read More