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Volleyball team playing as a unit

The volleyball team has played their hearts out so far this year, despite dealing with some changes and adversity at start off the season Western started out 2-2 at the Pittsburg State University tournament. With Stephanie Hattey made the wise decision to choose career over hobby, the team stumbled through some roadblocks on their next four games. Hattey was the... Read More

Griffons triumph in Washburn Crossover tournament

After a hard fought loss to Harding University, Missouri Western won out the next three games in the Washburn Crossover Tournament, improving to 12-8 on the season. Missouri Western (0)   (25-22, 25-23, 25-21)   (3) Harding University Missouri Western (3)   (25-19, 17-25, 25-14, 25-18)   (1) Southern Nazarene Missouri Western (3)   (25-17, 25-10, 27-29, 18-25, 18-16)   (2) Southeastern Oklahoma Missouri Western (3)... Read More

Volleyball loses home opener to Northwest Missouri State

The Griffons lose their first MIAA contest at home to rival Northwest Missouri State (25-16, 19-25, 21-25, 18-25) Sept. 11. The Griffons came back to St. Joseph hoping to start off conference play with a win, with a hot record of 6-2, the best start they’ve had since the beginning of the 2006 season where they started off 8-2. That... Read More

Volleyball sets high goals for fall season

There are a lot questions still to be answered for this volleyball season. Losing some dynamic offensive players from last season leaves this young team with big responsibilities to take over, and a preseason ranking says they won’t. The MIAA preseason polls have Missouri Western sitting in ninth place. Although it may seem disheartening, we all know that predictions in... Read More