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2015 Hall of Fame class has left its mark on current teams

Missouri Western has inducted three more former student-athletes into their Hall of Fame. Amy Beverly, Nicole Lindsey-Collier and Eric “Ebo” Walker make up the 2015 class. They were inducted on Friday evening, before receiving their Hall of Fame rings at halftime of the Western’s 26-21 win over Fort Hays State. Eric “Ebo” Walker, Football (1999-2002) Walker anchored the Griffon defense... Read More

Pitching, defense paramount against Tigers

The softball team has won 17 of the last 18 games going into a Friday doubleheader in Hays, Kansas, against a 17-14 Fort Hays State team. The Tigers have been very up-and-down of late, earning a split with a 22-11 Central Oklahoma squad last week, but also splitting with Northeastern State, whose record is below 14-18 this season. Last season the Griffons... Read More

Bishop becomes all-time great, focuses on team sucess

Midway through her junior season, Jackie Bishop is already the most dominant pitcher to ever step on the mound for Griffon softball. Within the last week she became the all-time leader in strikeouts and wins at Western. “When I’m playing, I don’t think about records,” Bishop said. “So that’s just the hard work and the part that pays off.” Although... Read More

Softball looks to build on standard of success

Expectations for Western Softball are higher than ever after returning a strong majority of players who went 42-13 last season and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.  Western has been to the tournament for six out of the last eight seasons. “It’s been a long-standing program expectation to finish in the top of the conference and make it to the NCAA... Read More