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Women take winning streak to 5 over weekend

In St. Charles and Jefferson City, the Griffon women took their 3 game winning streak to 5 games as Western earned a 66-60 victory and 78-59 win against the schools, respectively. They now are tied for having the longest streak this season. In their first game against Lindenwood, which took place Feb. 2, the Griffons were faced with a tough... Read More

Western defends conference lead at home

The Griffons have lost two of three coming into this week’s slate of games. After a big win over Fort Hays State, Western failed to defend their home court against Nebraska-Kearny and then lost a close one to Pittsburg State. After that two-game skid, the team got back to their winning ways Saturday in Joplin against Missouri Southern, taking down the... Read More

Griffons sweep Bearcats

The Griffons swept the rival Bearcats at home without star outside hitter Jessie Thorup for the second match. Last Friday, in a win against Fort Hays State, Thorup suffered what would appear to be a serious knee injury, which has kept her sidelined for the last two matches. Although the team does not fully know the extent of Thorup’s injury,... Read More

Griffons claim second in MIAA

Seniors Jessie Thorup, Lindsay Partridge, Jordan Chohon and sophmore Kayla Ruff celebrate a point. Zack Papenberg | Photo Editor Western toppled the No. 11 Central Missouri Jennies for the first time since 2005 on Friday, followed by a home win against the Lindenwood University Lions on Saturday. Western 3, UCM 2 The Griffons traveled to Warrensburg,... Read More

Griffons defeat conference leader Lions

After a heartbreaking loss to rival Northwest Missouri, the Griffons bounced back, defeating conference leader Lindenwood University 67-58 and improving to 10-11 overall. The first half of the match was played close by both teams with neither team leading by more than seven points. The game was tied at three different moments in the first half but, thanks to two early... Read More