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With Missouri Western's men’s basketball team making it to the MIAA Championship Tournament and finishing strong with an 18-14 record this 2019-20 season, senior players and others will be missed, including head coach Sundance Wicks, as well.  READ MORE

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Transferring colleges is something a lot of student athletes go through for one reason or another, and such is the case with Andrew Meier. READ MORE

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Last week, head coach Candice Whitaker stated that the Griffons women’s basketball team has been playing at a different level and that was sho… READ MORE

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The Missouri Western bowling team has had a successful fourth season this academic year.  READ MORE

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Missouri Western’s softball team took the short trip to Topeka, Kansas, this weekend to compete in the Emporia State Classic. READ MORE

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With Missouri Western women’s basketball, the team has come across a new head coach and member of the team, Candace Whitaker. READ MORE

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The Missouri Western women’s basketball team beat University of Central Missouri 67-57 Saturday afternoon, bringing the Jennies 15-game-winnin… READ MORE

By: Brett Howery Missouri Western fumbled away the opening kickoff, and from this point on, the Griffons stumbled on their senior night and fell to the streaky Lopers 49-21. Nebraska-Kearney averages 336.7 yards on the ground per game. Last Saturday, the Lopers ran for 528 yards on 71 carries. While Missouri Western’s offense was limited […] READ MORE

By: Harry Loomis College sports are a funny thing. With student athletes having four years of eligibility, it is not uncommon for teams to go from struggling one year to contending for a conference championship the next. Unfortunately for Missouri Western’s girls soccer, they experienced the exact opposite this season. Things just didn’t go right […] READ MORE

By:Avery Booth Missouri Western’s men’s basketball team faced off in its fourth game of the season against Minnesota Crookston across town at the St. Joseph Civic Arena. Missouri Western overcame a 28-point deficit at half time and brought it within five but couldn’t seal the deal, falling 83-74In the 28th annual Hillyard Tip-off Classic, Missouri […] READ MORE

By: Avery Booth Missouri Western took on Fort Hays State Thursday night at the MWSU fieldhouse and won in five sets, moving them up to fifth in the MIAA standings.  The Griffons are now tied with Central Oklahoma for fifth place. The Central Oklahoma Bronchos face Central Missouri and Northwest Missouri State before coming to […] READ MORE

By: Harry Loomis With a loss on Friday and a win on Saturday, the Candi Whitaker era is officially underway. Playing in the Hillyard Tip Off at the St. Joseph Civic Arena, the Griffons enjoyed a split decision.  After dominating the first half on Friday against Concordia-St. Paul, things went south in the second half, […] READ MORE

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By: Harry Loomis Despite giving some of the best teams in the nation a run for their money, the Griffons came out without the result they were looking for. The Griffons fell to No. 14 Northwest Missouri State and No. 3 Washburn before capping off the weekend with an impressive sweep of Emporia State. The […] READ MORE

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By: Brett Howery With Missouri Western’s offense putting up 43 or more points in the last four games, it was its defense that shined in this 28-0 win over Emporia State. Linebacker Anthony Williams led the defense with 15 tackles, a tackle for a loss and a sack. Terrance Marsh and Arnold Crayton both also […] READ MORE

By: Harry Loomis With many past, present and future Griffons in the house, Missouri Western football put on a show. Highlighted by two interceptions, two blocked kicks and 136 yards by Markel Smith, Missouri Western capped off Homecoming week with its first home win of the season, defeating Missouri Southern, 43-34. The first quarter started […] READ MORE

By: Avery Booth Missouri Western women’s soccer took on the University of Nebraska-Kearney Lopers and walked away with a scoreless draw on Sunday at Spratt Stadium.  The Griffons held the Lopers to a goalless game after 110 minutes of soccer through two overtimes but couldn’t find a goal themselves. This is the Griffons’ second tie […] READ MORE

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By: Brett Howery Griffon volleyball started off a four-game away stretch with a 3-0 loss to No. 3 Nebraska-Kearney but then rebounded to defeat Fort Hays, 3-0.  Nebraska-Kearney moves to 17-0, 8-0 in the conference with this win, while Western fell to 9-6, 2-4 in the MIAA..  The game score-wise wasn’t close, with Missouri Western’s […] READ MORE

By: Brett Howery Griffon volleyball won two games in a row this weekend, their first home stand and ending a 1-4 run after beating Pitt State and Missouri Southern.  The Griffons (8-5) dominated Pittsburg State (8-7) for their fifth win in a row, only allowing one set win in the last five meetings between the […] READ MORE

By: Avery Booth Missouri Western got their seventh-straight road win in a 46-21 victory over Washburn University, which sets the Griffons up nicely for homecoming weekend. Missouri Western got out to an early lead behind a Wyatt Steigerwald touchdown pass and two costly turnovers from Washburn in the first quarter.  The Griffons running back group […] READ MORE

By: Harry Loomis With the calendars turning towards October, there are three certainties to look forward to every year: Spooky season, a 30 degree drop in temperature and Griffon basketball being right around the corner. That’s right; Griffon basketball is just under a month away from starting another season of MIAA play.  Every season presents […] READ MORE

By: Avery Booth As much as things change, things also stay the same, and this rings true from the inclusion of Griffon coach Candi Whitaker and the return of Katrina Roenfeldt. With a new coach from Texas Tech and six returning seniors, the Griffons will look for support from an older core of players this […] READ MORE

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By: Avery Booth Ali Tauchen is a 6’0” junior from Iowa City, Iowa, and was the MIAA Freshman of the year in 2017 and is currently in the top ten in the MIAA in hitting percentage, kills, blocks and service aces.  Tauchen is great on the court but what is she like off the court? […] READ MORE

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By: Harry Loomis With one week before a home race, the Missouri Western cross country team enjoyed a record breaking meet at the Southern Stampede. Both of the men’s and women’s teams traveled to Joplin, Missouri, for the Southern Stampede hosted by Missouri Southern State. They both enjoyed successful meets with some personal records by […] READ MORE