More than 20 awards were handed out and hundreds recognized as part of the 16th Annual St. Joseph News-Press Student-Athlete Honors Banquet Monday night at Missouri Western.
Dr. Dodd, assistant professor of health, physical education and recreation, will succeed Dr. Brenda Blessing following the annual Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) conference in June.
Good Morning Griffon Nation, we hope you had a great weekend! Spring weather has arrived and so has lots of home action for our spring sports. In fact four of our five spring teams have home contestS this week! Read about these items and more below "This Week In Griffon Athletics."
It's an exciting time to be a Griffon as the basketball teams get set for the MIAA Championships, baseball eyes their home opening series this weekend, softball opens conference play on the road and it's rivalry week for tennis at home.
Griffon Athletics is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Hall of Fame Class.
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Griffon Volleyball, Soccer and Baseball Student-Athletes presented a check for $2700 to the Mosaic Life Care Auxiliary Breast Center at Wednesday nights basketball games for proceeds from last October's Pink Week endeavor.
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"Deflategate" brings with it the return of Max Griffon, while Griffon baseball heads south for a season opener. These stories and many many more on this week's Griffon Sports Insider, presented by Mosaic Life Care.
Celine Lim is just the second Missouri Western women's golfer to reach the NCAA Central Regional.
Ground is scheduled to be broken on the nearly $7 million dollar stadium in May.
The Hornets won the opener 2-1 and the nightcap 5-1.
Missouri Western won the opener on senior day 6-5.
Missouri Western and Emporia State meet in a doubleheader with major implications in the region rankings Saturday.
Shyanne Saladino earned her 17th win of the season in the late game from the Spring Sports Complex.
In David Glaude's second season in the United States, he leads Missouri Western in home runs.
Former Western standout Brice Garnett finishes tied for 11th in RBC Heritage.
The Griffon defense forced four turnovers Saturday.
Former Western golfer Brice Garnett is tied for 5th at the RBC Heritage.
Former Missouri Western shortstop Michael Schulze signs a two-year contract with the Schaumburg Boomers of the Frontier League.
Despite playing in two different countries, Michael Hill and Travis Partridge continue to workout together each off-season.
Banks Born allowed two earned runs on the way to a complete game win Saturday afternoon.
Former Missouri Western Griffon Michael Schulze played 105 games for the Peoria Chiefs last season.
Missouri Western's Tiffany Gillaspy and Northwest's Stephanie Mark are two of 25 finalists for the NFCA Player of the Year award.
Michael Hill is ready to compete in Washington Redskins camp this summer.
Northwest won the opening game 9-6, while Missouri Western took the second contest 2-0.
Free agent running back Michael Hill signed with the Washington Redskins on Monday.
Missouri Western outscored Lincoln 17-0 on Saturday.
Missouri Western beat Lindenwood 5-2 and 6-4 Friday to increase their win streak to 14 games in a row.
"Dancing With the Stars" has had its share of football legs in the competition, but 2014 Buck Buchanan Award winner Kyle Emanuel might be tuning in for a different reason this season.
One usually thinks offense with the University of New Hampshire football program, but defensive players put on an impressive show Saturday as Team Cats defeated Team Wild, 23-10, in the spring game at Cowell Stadium.
The San Diego Chargers selected 2014 Buck Buchanan Award winner Kyle Emanuel from North Dakota State in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.
The New Orleans Saints selected Chattanooga's three-time Southern Conference defensive player of the year Davis Tull in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.
The two FCS conferences for historically black colleges and universities have developed a spotlight for both the start and end of the 2015 season.
If running back is making a comeback in the NFL, then Northern Iowa's David Johnson wants to be a part of it.
Samford's Jaquiski Tartt became the first FCS player selected in the 2015 NFL Draft when the San Francisco 49ers took the strong safety in the second round with the 46th overall pick Friday night.
With almost four months to go before the 2015 season commences, Brigham Young University has already locked up a postseason berth.
New York City FC, the first-year MLS franchise in the "City That Never Sleeps," might have a way to help awaken Columbia University football.
Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones was arrested late Tuesday night and charged with third-degree domestic violence criminal mischief and third-degree domestic violence harassment, according to police records.
The "Battle of the Real HU!" has some other prominent letters this year.
For the last couple of months, all the talk in football circles has revolved around the NFL Draft.
Western Illinois University linebacker J.J. Veloz will be credited with more than an assist as he helps an infant tackle a rare immune disorder.
When Tim Tebow was brought in to Philadelphia for a workout with the Eagles several weeks ago, the popular answer to the question "Why?" was largely that it was a public relations stunt.
An average of just over 18 players from the FCS level have been selected in each NFL Draft over the last decade.