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Women take winning streak to 5 over weekend

In St. Charles and Jefferson City, the Griffon women took their 3 game winning streak to 5 games as Western earned a 66-60 victory and 78-59 win against the schools, respectively. They now are tied for having the longest streak this season. In their first game against Lindenwood, which took place Feb. 2, the Griffons were faced with a tough... Read More

Griffons take the bite out of rival Northwest at the MWSU Fieldhouse

With 30 forced turnovers, a strong defensive pull, and shooting better than 50% in the second half, the Griffon women turned a huge victory against their rival Northwest Missouri 78-57.  It was Western's seventh-straight victory in the series. “30 turnovers is great to hear,”  Melia Richardson said. “Coach says people don’t play defense like us.”  Richardson had a career high 14... Read More

MIAA season championship secured

Tradition was revived as the Griffons brought home the first MIAA Regular Season Championship since 2002 after a pair of wins last week. Head coach Rob Edmisson was proud of how his team handled the high stress of the week. “I thought our kids just handled the week at a high level of focus and professionalism,” Edmisson said. “I was... Read More

Griffons play for share of MIAA title

After defeating the rival Northwest Bearcats last Saturday, the Griffons will play for a share of the MIAA title on Wednesday against the Washburn Ichabods. Although the Bearcats are last in the MIAA, the rivalry game between Northwest and Western was still a battle. The Griffons lost the lead only twice in the game, early in the first quarter and... 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