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Western finishes top 10 in MIAA tournament

The Missouri Western Women’s Golf team finished fourth in the MIAA Championships. The Griffons had all five girls finish in the top 35 of the tournament. Freshman Shi Qing Ong finished tied for eighth in the tournament, shooting a 238. Ong’s best round was her final round, when she finished with a 73. Her score was the best of any... Read More

Tennis hits rough patch over weekend

The Griffons had a home stay this weekend, facing Washburn, Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State. On Thursday, April 7, Western had a strong showing against the Ichabods in dual matches. In the No. 1 spot, Yasmine El Ghazi took her match 6-3, 7-6. Sarah Giraldo claimed a 6-4, 6-3 win in the No. 2 spot. Sofia Aguilera held down the... Read More

College athletics and the beauty pageant it is

It is the goal of every university to have the best facilities that it can, whether they’re academic buildings or athletic. Missouri Western State University Director of Athletics Kurt McGuffin believes it is a constant competition between the schools at each level. “We want to be the best; it’s all about keeping up with the Jones’s,” McGuffin said. It has... Read More

Men’s, women’s golf earns top 10 finishes

After a long winter break Western’s men were back in action. The team traveled to Oklahoma City for the Broncho Invitational where the team finished tenth. The weather was a big factor according to coach Greg Dillon. “The wind that I saw was as bad as I’ve ever seen,” Dillon said. The Griffons finished with a team score of 675... Read More

Griffons reach new heights in Oklahoma

No. 7 Western completed the Oklahoma sweep as they defeated Northeastern State and Central Oklahoma last weekend. Head coach Rob Edmisson believes that long, late season road trips can show a lot about where your team is. “I think a late trip like that, you get a really good sense of where your kids are at with each other because... Read More