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Griffons can’t overcome big deficit

Western women fell  73-56 to the Northeastern RiverHawks Saturday afternoon at the MWSU Fieldhouse. The Griffons ran out of gas in the second half and couldn’t cut into the large Northeastern lead. “I feel like we came out a little weak it’s just one of those days,” guard Cassey Sobaski said. Missouri Western shot 22-for-66, 33.3 percent from the field... Read More

New year to begin quickly after season’s end

After securing the No. 8 in the MIAA Tournament this past week, the Griffons drew Washburn for the second straight season. This year, the Lady Blues were the top-seed, and still knocked Missouri Western from the field and its season ended. Western’s season ended at 7-20, but the final game wasn’t the last of the news heard about the team.... Read More

McGuffin showing what he said

Kurt McGuffin wants winners. The Director of Athletics has showed this already in his short term as a Griffon by laying the hammer down on Women’s Basketball coach Lynn Plett. The former basketball coach had a losing record, and despite the hand he was dealt, it has been five years. In athletics, where winning is all that matters, Missouri Western... Read More

Women’s basketball coach fired after five seasons

After posting a 7-20 record this season, Missouri Western decided it was time to make a change for the head Women’s Basketball coach. Lynn Plett was let go by Director of Athletics Kurt McGuffin late Friday evening, one day after Western’s season ended at the hands of top-seed Washburn at the MIAA Tournament. McGuffin, who was hired late October to... Read More