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Team effort needed against rivals

The difference is only 45 miles or, for those who love numbers, 79,200 yards. That is the distance between Missouri Western State University and Northwest Missouri State University. The Griffons will make that trip to take on their rivals this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Griffons last played the first place Bearcats on Jan. 9, falling to Northwest 66-60. The... Read More

Griffons sweep Bearcats

The Griffons swept the rival Bearcats at home without star outside hitter Jessie Thorup for the second match. Last Friday, in a win against Fort Hays State, Thorup suffered what would appear to be a serious knee injury, which has kept her sidelined for the last two matches. Although the team does not fully know the extent of Thorup’s injury,... Read More

Griffons shock Bearcats with comeback to win MIAA championship 21-20

No. 11 Missouri Western overcame a 20-7 lead in the fourth quarter to defeat rival No. 4 Northwest Missouri State 21-20 in Maryville to win sole possession of the MIAA championship for the first time in school history. “This is why we signed here, for this exact game, this scenario” said defensive end Ben Pister, who came away with four... Read More

Girls soccer falls flat in 2 OT loss against Northwest

Missouri Western seen here during a game at Northwest Missouri Western suffer a heartbreaking loss in double overtime to rival Northwest Missouri State, 1-0. The Griffons hosted their conference rival, the Bearcats, for their first MIAA home game of the season on Friday, Sept. 21. Coming off of a win in overtime versus Lindenwood, the team... Read More