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The NCAA tournament is not a place for winners. It is not where the best teams fight it out to find out who’s the best of the best. This tournament is a tournament of losers, of unfulfilled hopes and dreams. It is a tournament of sadness and despair. Sixty-four teams join the tournament in hopes that their team can win... Read More

Soccer falls short in MIAA title game

Missouri Western went 2-1 in the MIAA conference playoffs beating The University of Central Oklahoma 2-1 and Washburn University 1-0, but lost to Central Missouri University 4-1. Missouri Western is going into the NCAA tournament with the 3rd seed and could have the chance to face UCM for the fourth time this season. UCM won all three previous encounters with... Read More

Softball looks to build on standard of success

Expectations for Western Softball are higher than ever after returning a strong majority of players who went 42-13 last season and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.  Western has been to the tournament for six out of the last eight seasons. “It’s been a long-standing program expectation to finish in the top of the conference and make it to the NCAA... Read More

Howard is a weapon for new-look Griffons

For a new coach, first impressions are important when it comes to showing their commitments to the program. Getting a Division I athlete to come to a Division II school is not a bad start. Heather Howard, former Oklahoma State University player, has one last year of eligibility left. Rob Edmisson, the new women’s basketball coach, has convinced her to... Read More