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Soccer hopes to continue its rise to the top

One of the most difficult jobs for a coach is finding the right amount of youth for your roster. The Missouri Western soccer team will have plenty of youth taking the field this fall. With only three seniors on this year’s team, coach Chad Edwards hopes that those senior’s experience is enough. “We have seniors with lots of experience and... Read More

Conference championship hopes alive

The Griffons won three of their four games this past week, clinching a playoff spot and finding themselves just two games out of first place. With seven games left in the regular season, there is plenty of time for the team to win the conference championship—with three of those games against first place Central Missouri. Western started last week by... Read More

Talking about Ferguson

The events that happened in Ferguson, Missouri will never be forgotten by the country. Missouri Western held a political science forum entitled “Speaking of Ferguson” with Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch presenting as the speaker. McCulloch was the man who decided to take the Michael Brown/Darren Wilson case to a grand jury instead of having a trial. The local NAACP chapter... Read More

Western takes strong bats on road

Missouri Western will make the trip to Tahlequah, OK to face the Northeastern State University RiverHawks on Thursday. The Griffons are 16-8 (8-5) in the MIAA and are in fifth place in the conference. Head coach Buzz Verduzco knows how important every game is in the conference. “Everybody is very, very competitive and every win means a lot,” Verduzco said. “We like... Read More