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Women on last leg after loss

After Central Missouri came into MWSU Fieldhouse, Missouri Western couldn’t help but hang its head a little bit. The Griffons were outplayed in every aspect Wednesday night, losing 75-55. Central shot 42 percent from the field. “ has a great inside-outside game,” coach Lynn Plett said. “We should have been up on them more.” Though the game was meaningless in... Read More

Post season in doubt after 12th conference loss

Ashleigh Curry saw the ball ring out of the hoop with one last chance to win the game. Curry slithered through Northwest Missouri State’s crowded defense and snatched the offensive board, but the senior’s shot didn’t fall as Missouri Western dropped a close overtime loss to Northwest Saturday at Bearcat Arena, 72-71. It was the Griffons’ 12th MIAA loss which... Read More

Women win behind strong shooting, handy reserves

With two returning players back for Missouri Western, the Griffons used their full house in order to produce a win. In doing so, they shot 59 percent from the field as Western defeated Fort Hays State 90-78 Monday night at MWSU Fieldhouse. Western had been on a five game losing streak after it pulled three straight wins to open the... Read More

New year, new team — Trio of wins boost Griffons’ confidence

Brittany Griswold scored 17 points in the first half; Jessica Koch had four steals in the second. But it was Alex Noble’s layup and Alicia Bell’s free throws that gave Missouri Western its third straight win, as the Griffons defeated Truman State 65-64 Wednesday night at MWSU Fieldhouse. The win itself shouldn’t come as a big surprise, as the Bulldogs and Griffons... Read More

Western women win again, defeat Blue Tigers

Jessica Koch swiped at the basketball at half court and scooped in for the steal. The senior grabbed the ball and sprinted down court with less than 5 seconds to play. She put in the right-handed layup at the buzzer and ran over to Missouri Western’s bench to celebrate the victory. That play was one of four steals Koch snatched... Read More