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Griffons’ volleyball struggles at the Fieldhouse

The Griffon volleyball team took to the court Friday Nov. 4 and Saturday Nov. 5 against Fort Hays and the University of Nebraska-Kearney, respectively. During the Friday game, the first set saw the Griffons take an early lead against the FHSU Tigers. “Our season has had some ups and downs this year,” senior Blair Russell said. “We have seen some... Read More

Griffons volleyball spiked at home

The women’s volleyball team lost both of its matches this past weekend at the MWSU Fieldhouse. They played Emporia State Friday, Oct. 14 and then no. 14 Washburn University Saturday, Oct. 15. The two losses send the Griffons to 3-5 at home and 12-9 for the season. Match 1 Missouri Western lost its homecoming game to Emporia State in five... Read More

Griffon volleyball continues to underachieve

The Missouri Western volleyball team's roller coaster of a season continued this past week in their two conference matches. The Griffons had a big win over no.11 Central Missouri at the Missouri Western Fieldhouse, 3-2. Western then traveled to St. Charles, Missouri to face a Lindenwood squad who at the time had just five wins this season. The Griffons were... Read More

Western taking the concussion protocols seriously

T.J. LaFaver With Will Smith popping up on your television almost twice a day, I am sure you are aware of the rising concern of concussions in sports. Recent incidents around the country have forced the NCAA and other organizations to take a strong approach towards the protocols when dealing with a concussed athlete. Some of... Read More

Griffons’ season ends in first round of MIAA Tournament

Western’s season came to an end with a five-set loss to the No. 15 Washburn Ichabods in the first round of the MIAA Tournament on Tuesday. Head coach Marian Carbin was happy with the way her team fought throughout the match, despite the loss. “We battled; the girls played really well and I’m proud of the way we competed,” Carbin... Read More