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Griffons see positives in road trip losses

The Griffons played close with a pair of top-10 regional teams and plan to keep the positive vibes rolling. Western made its way to Oklahoma this weekend, but returned without a victory. The Griffons faced both Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State during their stint in Oklahoma. Although both games were close, they could not find the back of the net enough to get past the... Read More

From Minnesota to Missouri, Lyle shines

Although some transitioning from her hometown of Duluth, Minn., was required, Sarah Lyle has made herself at home at Missouri Western. The stand-out goalkeeper found her way to Missouri Western from Duluth East High School in Duluth, Minn. At Duluth East High School, Lyle compiled quite the resume. She was not only named a captain, but was named to the Duluth News... Read More

Soccer firing on all cylinders

Griffon soccer is off to an outstanding start in its young season. Western defeated Lindenwood Sunday afternoon 2-1 in their last tune-up before their conference season begins on Friday against Central Oklahoma. “The second season starts Friday in Edmond and we’ve got to be ready to bring it,” Griffon coach Chad Edwards said. Hosting the Lions, the Griffons jumped out... Read More

Griffons victorious over Harding

The Griffons began their season with consecutive victories, defeating Harding University 2-1. Western once again brought the offensive attack. With the use of 23 shots, 13 on goal, the Griffons found the net twice. Both goals were scored by midfielder Bridget Blessie, which already matches her previous season total. However, it was a total team effort by Western, as nine... Read More

Breeding a winning environment

Defense wins championships. That saying has been around in sports for years ever since legendary college football coach Bear Bryant first uttered it. Although it is one of the most overused sports cliches, Griffon soccer coach Chad Edwards’ team will look to ride its basic premise to an even better season in 2015 than they enjoyed in 2014. Boasting a... Read More