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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

Tennis hits rough patch over weekend

The Griffons had a home stay this weekend, facing Washburn, Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State. On Thursday, April 7, Western had a strong showing against the Ichabods in dual matches. In the No. 1 spot, Yasmine El Ghazi took her match 6-3, 7-6. Sarah Giraldo claimed a 6-4, 6-3 win in the No. 2 spot. Sofia Aguilera held down the... Read More

Griffons make MIAA Tournament

After winning their last two games and five of seven, the Griffons will face a familiar foe in their opening round game of the MIAA tournament. Western will take on the Ichabods of Washburn University Tuesday night. The Griffons welcomed Washburn to St. Joseph, Missouri Wednesday night, defeating their opponent 74-66. Guard Cole Clearman led Missouri Western with 15 points... Read More

Western takes first MIAA Tournament win in six years

For the first time since 2010 Western won its first postseason game with a commanding 70-54 win over the Washburn Ichabods on Tuesday. With the win the Griffons also became the first No. 11 seed to win an MIAA Tournament game. Head coach Brett Weiberg is happy that his team was able to experience this win. “It feels good, I’m... 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