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Home crowd impacts big victory for Griffons

The home crowd showed up last Saturday, and so did the Griffons. Western fed on the crowd’s energy and it resulted in a 68-47 home victory over their rivals, Northwest. The Griffons started the game off firing on all cylinders. Their intensity early made it hard for the Bearcats to get back in the game. With 12:16 left in the... Read More

Women’s basketball stay motivated

The MIAA basketball tournament is less than a month away, and the women’s chances of reaching the playoffs are slim to none.         The Griffons have battled through injuries all season. The injury to guard Ariana Novak early in the season proved to be a problem that the team has not been able to shake.         With Novak’s absence, the... Read More

Basketball changes spark excitement for upcoming season

Basketball season is around the corner and I am actually excited about something other than the Heat, for a change. Both basketball teams at Western have new faces in different places and I cannot help but to be excited about Griffons basketball this year. The beloved Tom Smith will not be on the sidelines anymore, with new head coach Brett... Read More

Twin sisters bond is no different on Western basketball court

Chemistry is one of the biggest necessities in sports for building a winning team. You can’t get much better chemistry than having your own family out on the court with you. Jallisa and Sharniece Lewis are twin sisters who are both playing basketball for Western. Sharniece was born just two minutes after Jallisa 21 years ago. They’ve been playing together... Read More

Griffons fight for another win

Women’s basketball team escape with a 65-59 victory on Jan. 16th, but it did not come easy. Western struggled early in the game against Lindenwood University, who came in the game hoping to get their season back on track. Both teams appeared to have trouble handling the ball early and late in the game, with both teams totaling over 20... Read More