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Gant named MIAA Defensive Athlete of the Week

Defender Taylor Gant’s stingy defense against Lindenwood earned her MIAA Defensive Athlete of the Week for the second time in her career. Gant and the Griffons only allowed the Lions to score one goal on 14 shots. For the season, Western has only allowed 46 shot attempts with just 27 on goal. Western has only given up four goals in... 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

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