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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 ‘Kobe’ versus Bearcats

Mili Koyamainavure Missouri Western takes a No. 17 national ranking into its biggest weekend of the young season. They host undefeated Pittsburg State on Thursday, before welcoming the 7-1 Missouri Southern Lions to the MWSU Fieldhouse on Saturday. “It is going to be a tough week at the Fieldhouse,” head coach Rob Edmisson said. “We hope to... Read More

Griffons prepared to make jump in 2015

Having the best player on the court in a game is not a guarantee of victory or anything like that, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. For head coach Rob Edmisson and the Missouri Western women’s basketball program, they will likely have that built-in advantage every time they take the court this season. “It's good to have expectations,” Edmisson said. “Expectations... Read More

Continuing family tradition

Family and sports seem to go hand-in-hand, and that is no different for Griffon basketball players and Fiji natives, Mili and Mataika Koyamainavure. At a young age, the siblings were surrounded by basketball through their family's neighborhood team, the Davui Magics, or even watching their aunt coach the Fiji National under-20 team. These experiences created lasting memories, explained Mataika. “Me and... Read More