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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

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

Griffons split with Wonder Boys

Missouri Western baseball split their first weekend going 2-2 versus the No. 17 Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys in Russellville, Arkansas, this past weekend. In game one, early season rust was evident with Western giving up three errors and losing a close 5-4 ballgame. Grant Woods was the starting pitcher going 5.1 innings and giving up six hits and two earned runs.... Read More