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Western soccer moves up to fifth in MIAA

The Griffons were on top of their game this weekend, as they won both games for the first time since the first week of the season. Friday’s matchup with Nebraska-Kearney was the tale of two halves. The first half was a series of missed opportunities by Nebraska-Kearney. The Lopers put up six shots, but only had one on goal, which Western goalkeeper Sarah Lyle handled.... Read More

Breeding a winning environment

Defense wins championships. That saying has been around in sports for years ever since legendary college football coach Bear Bryant first uttered it. Although it is one of the most overused sports cliches, Griffon soccer coach Chad Edwards’ team will look to ride its basic premise to an even better season in 2015 than they enjoyed in 2014. Boasting a... Read More

Soccer falls short to Truman, regains ground against Lindenwood

Missouri Western fumbled their MIAA opener against Truman State on Friday, Sept. 14 in Kirksville, Mo., but came back just a couple days later with a big win in overtime against Lindenwood on Sunday, Sept. 16 in St. Charles, Mo. Truman State — 2     Missouri Western — 0 The Griffons opened up MIAA conference play Friday Sept. 14 at Truman State.... Read More

2nd half soccer stumbles continue

Sitting at three wins in nine games with a good shot at making the MIAA tournament doesn’t seem all too bad for Missouri Western soccer, especially after winning only two games last season. But after playing the nine games, looking at what could have been for the Griffons is rough. Chad Edwards took over the team in early August, and... Read More