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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

Johnston’s family is biggest supporter

Senior Tahler Johnston has many supporters that have taken note of her play on the volleyball court, but her biggest support system will always be her family. “My whole family is very supportive,” Johnston said. “They travel to all my games and they have had the biggest impact on my life, and they will always have the biggest impact.” Johnston... Read More

Griffon Volleyball sweeps Fort Hays at home opener

The Griffon volleyball team swept conference opponent Fort Hays State  Saturday in the first home game of the season with scores of 25-17, 26-24, 25-21. The team improved their record to 5-4 overall and 1-0 in MIAA conference play. “We looked good overall. We need to eliminate some errors that we can control on our side, but overall I’m happy... Read More