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Western soccer moves up to fifth in MIAA

The Griffons were on top of their game this weekend, as they won both games for the first time since the first week of the season. Friday’s matchup with Nebraska-Kearney was the tale of two halves. The first half was a series of missed opportunities by Nebraska-Kearney. The Lopers put up six shots, but only had one on goal, which Western goalkeeper Sarah Lyle handled.... 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 claim victory in new turf debut

Despite the renovations at Spratt Stadium not being entirely finished, the Griffons found their way to victory on the brand new turf, beating the East Central Tigers 3-1. The Griffons found the net three times Friday evening with Nikki Birr, Sydney Cluck and Layne Shepherd scoring their first goals on the season. Midfielder Birr connected in the first half for... 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