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Fall sports give Western student bragging rights

Most Missouri Western students have that one friend who goes to another college and always talks about how great their athletics program is even though their school is only good at one sport. The conversation, of course, ends up in a semi-serious argument to see who can one-up the other person. This fall, Western athletics have given students the upper... Read More

Griffons face Jennies in season ending rematch

The Griffons wrap up the regular season Friday, with an away match against No. 17 University of Central Missouri. Western struggled against Central Missouri during their first meeting of the year, which resulted in a three set sweep to open the regular season. Since that opening loss the Griffons have amassed an overall record of 22-7 and they find themselves... Read More

Senior guided by faith

Sarah Faubel was born and raised into a Christian family, in Lincoln, Neb. She has allowed her faith to be her guide through life on and off the volleyball court. “Faith has been important to my family and me for a really long time,” Faubel said. “It is what drives our life.” Faubel began developing a love for volleyball in the second... Read More

Griffons sweep Bearcats

Western bounced back from their loss to Nebraska-Kearney with a sweep of rival Northwest Missouri State University on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Libero Sarah Faubel believes that the team’s win is a testament to their character and program. “It shows the character of our team because I think good teams can come back and adjust pretty quickly,” Faubel said. “I think... Read More

Volleyball season ends

Cory Frederick said his team resembles that of the Kansas City Chiefs. Just when they give people hope, they fall flat. Missouri Western showed that in its final two games of the year, as it fell on the road to Pittsburg State and Southwest Baptist. Both losses came after the Griffons defeated Truman State in five sets and beat Missouri Southern... Read More