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The inspiring story that has everyone talking is about the unique journey of Jordan Garr and his recent triumph with qualifying for Nationals.  The results showed his hard work and dedication throughout the season.  READ MORE

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Although the women's soccer team did not get to display their skills under the lights of Spratt Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 22, the Griffons rol… READ MORE

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While the Chiefs were in Buffalo this weekend, one professional sport made its way to Kansas City. READ MORE

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Building a new program is one thing, but building that program in the middle of a pandemic is another. The creation of Missouri Western’s wome… 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

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

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By: Brett Howery It’s the third quarter, and UCM quarterback Brook Bolles threw a 72-yard touchdown pass to cap off a three-play, 79-yard drive to put the Mules up 31-0. The Griffons outscored the Mules 45-14 following that score to take the game into overtime. A rare miss by kicker Sam Aviles and a field […] READ MORE

For the second year in a row, Missouri Western football ended the season on a five game losing streak, as they lost to Northwest 30-0. It was almost eery how similar this season was to last year. Both teams started with a promising 4-2 record, but would then lose out to end both seasons at […] READ MORE

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The Missouri Western softball team saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end against Hawaii Pacific on Monday with a 5-4 loss in Kaneohe, Hawaii. The loss dropped the Griffons to 16-4 early in the season.  Western would begin this past Thursday with a doubleheader against Chaminade University. It was obvious that the Griffons […] READ MORE

There are many college soccer programs that would love to get double-digit wins, set school records and finish fifth in the conference. But for Chad Edwards and his team — they want more. “I like our mindset, I like where we are at, and I like the kids we have coming back,” Coach Chad Edwards […] READ MORE

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After busting out the brooms against the Washburn Ichabods, the Griffons claimed the MIAA Championship on Friday and capped the weekend off with a sweep of the Emporia State Hornets. Western was 9-1 in their last 10 games heading into the Washburn double header, but head coach Jen Trotter knew that they could not underestimate […] READ MORE

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The Griffons won three of their four games this past week, clinching a playoff spot and finding themselves just two games out of first place. With seven games left in the regular season, there is plenty of time for the team to win the conference championship—with three of those games against first place Central Missouri. […] READ MORE

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Sunday, April 24 was senior day for the Griffons. In their final home match of the season, Lindsay Beger, Denise Chiao, Sarah Giraldo and Meara Smith were able to go out in a big way against Lindenwood. In singles matches, both squads were neck and neck. Western claimed a win in the No. 1 spot […] READ MORE

The No. 15 Griffons split the season series with rival Northwest Bearcats last week as they went 1-1 during the Thursday double-header. Head coach Jen Trotter knows that both teams have been equally matched this season. “Playing Northwest [shows] just how evenly matched our two teams are,” Trotter said. “We’ve faced each other four times […] READ MORE

It’s crunch time for the Western men’s and women’s golf teams. Both squads wrapped up round two of three on Tuesday, April 19. The women have taken sole possession of fourth place after an impressive 322 round. An improvement of 19 strokes made all the difference for the Griffons. The women went into Tuesday’s round […] READ MORE

It is nearly impossible to beat a baseball team who is averaging nine runs a game, and that is the lesson that the rest of the MIAA is learning. After a win against Northwest last Wednesday and a three-game sweep of Fort Hays, the Griffons brought their winning streak to seven games. Western traveled to […] READ MORE

Western tennis made a quick recovery over the weekend after falling hard. The Griffons opened up the weekend on Friday, April 15 against the Bearcats of Southwest Baptist. In singles matches, Southwest Baptist cleaned up with a complete sweep. Yasmine El Ghazi fell 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 1 spot. At the No. 2 spot, […] READ MORE

The No. 18 Griffons captured sole possession of first place in the MIAA after they swept both Missouri Southern and Pittsburg State over the weekend. Western began their rise to first with two dominating wins over the Lions on Friday by a score of 10-2 and 10-1. In game one the Griffons sent the first […] READ MORE

The Griffons had a home stay this weekend, facing Washburn, Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State. On Thursday, April 7, Western had a strong showing against the Ichabods in dual matches. In the No. 1 spot, Yasmine El Ghazi took her match 6-3, 7-6. Sarah Giraldo claimed a 6-4, 6-3 win in the No. 2 spot. […] READ MORE

It seems like just yesterday the Western baseball team was playing their season opener in Arkansas, but 35 games later the Griffons find themselves sitting in third place in the MIAA. After winning 15 of 17 Western has cooled down just a bit. In one of their most impressive victories of the year, the Griffons […] READ MORE

The Griffons began their three-school six game road trip last Friday with a double header against the Lindenwood Lions, followed by a double header against the Lincoln Blue Tigers and ended Tuesday with a double header against the rival Northwest Bearcats. Head coach Jen Trotter felt confident about her team’s position going into the road […] READ MORE

The weather in northwest Missouri has been anything but consistent over the last few weeks. The same cannot be said about the baseball team, which has been hot as of late, winning 15 of their last 18. The Griffons won all four of their games last week, starting with a 6-5 victory over No. 15 […] READ MORE

  While other Western students enjoyed their spring breaks on tropical beaches or family vacations, members of the Missouri Western Shotgun Club traveled to two shooting competitions in Lincoln, Nebraska and Gypsum, Kansas. The weather was cold, rainy and miserable for both competitions, but that didn’t stop the team from successfully representing Missouri Western according […] READ MORE

After a long winter break Western’s men were back in action. The team traveled to Oklahoma City for the Broncho Invitational where the team finished tenth. The weather was a big factor according to coach Greg Dillon. “The wind that I saw was as bad as I’ve ever seen,” Dillon said. The Griffons finished with […] READ MORE

The Griffons played 13 games since March 3, going 10-3 in that time. Western is 16-8 overall and 8-5 in the MIAA. At the halfway point of the season, the Griffons find themselves in seventh place. Western traveled to Bolivar to play a three-game series against Southwest Baptist March 3-5. The offense continued to be […] READ MORE

To wrap up spring break the Griffons took five of six games during the Apple Market Softball Classic last weekend. Before the tournament even started head coach Jen Trotter was notified that star pitchers Janie Smith and Shyanne Saladino both came down with the flu. Both pitchers stuck it out and helped Western go 5-1 […] READ MORE

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After winning their last two games and five of seven, the Griffons will face a familiar foe in their opening round game of the MIAA tournament. Western will take on the Ichabods of Washburn University Tuesday night. The Griffons welcomed Washburn to St. Joseph, Missouri Wednesday night, defeating their opponent 74-66. Guard Cole Clearman led […] READ MORE

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Western wrapped up their last pre-conference tournament last weekend going 2-2 during the Teri-Mathis Zenner Memorial Tournament in Joplin, Mo. Game one against the Drury University Panthers was all about the Griffons. Western struck first in the first inning when designated hitter Taylor Hamilton drove in center fielder Morgan Rathmann off of a single. That […] READ MORE

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For the first time since 2010 Western won its first postseason game with a commanding 70-54 win over the Washburn Ichabods on Tuesday. With the win the Griffons also became the first No. 11 seed to win an MIAA Tournament game. Head coach Brett Weiberg is happy that his team was able to experience this […] READ MORE

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Tradition was revived as the Griffons brought home the first MIAA Regular Season Championship since 2002 after a pair of wins last week. Head coach Rob Edmisson was proud of how his team handled the high stress of the week. “I thought our kids just handled the week at a high level of focus and […] READ MORE