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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

Trio of wins helps volleyball move up

Missouri Western volleyball coach Cory Frederick said he had to attend over five games to see how good Shelby Corkill really was. Against Pittsburg State Friday night, the freshman reminded him why she was recruited here. Western defeated Pittsburg 3-2 Friday at the Looney Complex, which improved its record to 11-11. Corkill had 26 kills, the most since 2003 for... Read More

Volleyball drops two straight as season continues

The Griffon Volleyball team was unable to take the momentum that it built after a home win over rival Northwest Missouri Tuesday into the weekend road trip. Western traveled to Warrensburg Friday to take on No. 8 ranked Central Missouri and was defeated 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-22). “They are really good this year. They don’t make any mistakes; on the... Read More

Northwest: Beat it

Before the fifth game ended, Missouri Western looked flustered. Down by four, the Griffons needed a spark in order to defeat their MIAA rival Northwest Missouri State. But instead of one player in particular garnering the change, a team effort for Western was all it needed. Western defeated Northwest in a five-game set Tuesday in the Looney Complex. With the... Read More