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Conference championship hopes alive

The Griffons won three of their four games this past week, clinching a playoff spot and finding themselves just two games out of first place. With seven games left in the regular season, there is plenty of time for the team to win the conference championship—with three of those games against first place Central Missouri. Western started last week by... Read More

Griffons take MIAA title with weekend sweep

After busting out the brooms against the Washburn Ichabods, the Griffons claimed the MIAA Championship on Friday and capped the weekend off with a sweep of the Emporia State Hornets. Western was 9-1 in their last 10 games heading into the Washburn double header, but head coach Jen Trotter knew that they could not underestimate the Ichabods. “Washburn is always... Read More

Griffon offense keeping MIAA in check

It is nearly impossible to beat a baseball team who is averaging nine runs a game, and that is the lesson that the rest of the MIAA is learning. After a win against Northwest last Wednesday and a three-game sweep of Fort Hays, the Griffons brought their winning streak to seven games. Western traveled to Maryville last Wednesday to face... Read More

Griffons, Bearcats even in season series

The No. 15 Griffons split the season series with rival Northwest Bearcats last week as they went 1-1 during the Thursday double-header. Head coach Jen Trotter knows that both teams have been equally matched this season. “Playing Northwest just how evenly matched our two teams are,” Trotter said. “We’ve faced each other four times this year, we’re 2-2 and... Read More

Football back in action

After a 6-5 season, fans can watch Griffon football get back to action during their spring game on Friday. Although Western lost a large senior class at the end of the 2015 season, they have found new or developed talent to step into multiple positions. One of the biggest positions in question going into the 2016 season is the quarterback... Read More