An annual holiday tradition is set for December 4 from 6 - 8 PM in the Griffon Indoor Sports Complex as the Missouri Western Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will host "Night Out on the Griffs."
The college hoops season tips off and football closes shop on this week's Griffon Sports Insider, presented by Mosaic Life Care.
The final home weekend of the season is upon us as Fort Hays State will be in the Fieldhouse on Friday night at 7 PM and then a chance to tie for first place comes on Saturday night as Nebraska-Kearney will be here at 7 PM. Also prior to Saturday's match, we will recognize seniors Sarah Faubel, Kelly Scannell, Amanda Boender, and Erica Rottinghaus who will be playing in the Fieldhouse for the final time.
This week on Griffon Sports Insider: Griffon soccer set to make postseason history, while Griffon basketball is set to make its debut in Big 12 country. Plus-- A football rivalry rewind and review, and Griffon baseball player vows to return from cancer. These stories and more on a can't miss GSI:
Earlier this year, 28 Griffon Student-Athletes received the 2013-14 Div. II Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Award.
For the first time in the program's history the Griffons are competing in the MIAA postseason tournament. The Griffons enter the tournament as the six seed and have a chance for redemption against the third seeded Tigers. Fort Hays snapped the Griffons, record, five game winning streak with a 1-0 win on Oct. 19 in Hays, Kansas.
Another busy week lies ahead with the final home games for football and volleyball, Griffon Soccer gets set to make history and Griffon Men's Basketball opens up exhibition action against a Big 12 foe.
The 2014 Griffon Soccer season isn't over yet but this year's team has already left its mark on the Missouri Western record book.
A season of firsts and mosts hasn't ended yet for Griffon Soccer. Missouri Western will travel to Fort Hays State for its first ever appearance in the MIAA Women's Soccer Tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
The greatest regular season in Griffon Soccer history came to an end Sunday with a 4-0 loss to No. 9 Central Missouri.
Missouri Western starts 2-0 after a 63-61 win over William Jewell in their opening weekend.
LaQuinta Jefferson scores a game-high 23 points in a 71-69 win at the MWSU Looney Complex.
St. Joe native Michael Hill signed with Indianapolis.
Central's Joe Tieman signed his letter of intent Tuesday afternoon.
Former East Buchanan standout Chelsea Dewey is already impressing at point guard with Missouri Western.
Brice Garnett finishes 6th at 13 under par at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
Former MWSU quarterback Travis Partridge scores twice to finish his rookie season in the CFL.
LaQuinta Jefferson scores a game-high 24 points in a 77-70 loss at Quincy University.
Missouri Western scored a late touchdown in the fourth quarter to pull out a 22-21 win at Missouri Southern.
Missouri Western can finish 2014 with seven wins on Saturday.
Missouri Western shot 46.6-percent from the field in Tuesday's loss.
Rob Edmisson begins his third season at Missouri Western in Columbia on Tuesday.
The lone Australian on the Griffons celebrated Senior Day on Saturday.
Cole Clearman posts a game-high 12 points in a 74-35 loss in Stillwater.
Brett Weiberg's brother, Jared, was killed in the Oklahoma State basketball team's plane crash in 2001.
Green Bay released Michael Hill Wednesday to make room for an offensive lineman on the practice squad.
The Bearcats rushed for 397 yards Saturday.
Missouri Western will travel to No. 8 Northwest Missouri State on Saturday.
Missouri Western special teams guru Jay White looked across the field at his former player for the first time on Sunday.
The Griffs outgained Emporia State by nearly 200 yards in a 30-10 loss.
The University of Montana football program will face a particularly tough ending to its Big Sky Conference schedule next year.
Portland State fired football coach Nigel Burton on Wednesday after the Vikings struggled to a 3-9 season.
Idaho State's Mike Kramer was named the Big Sky Conference's coach of the year on Wednesday for the fourth time at a third different school.
In the 118th rendition of the Civil War, the third-ranked Oregon Ducks pay a visit the Oregon State Beavers in a Pac-12 Conference showdown at Reser Stadium.
While disappointed that they can't defend their Big Ten Conference championship, the 10th-ranked Michigan State Spartans will try to put an exclamation point on the regular season when they visit the Penn State Nittany Lions on Saturday afternoon.
The Egg Bowl is on tap for Saturday afternoon at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, as the No. 4 Mississippi State Bulldogs and the No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels close out the regular season.
As the regular season comes to a close, the Kentucky Wildcats will battle it out with the 24th-ranked Louisville Cardinals Saturday in an instate rivalry game at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
Sunflower State rivals will meet up at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday afternoon, as the 11th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats play host to the Kansas Jayhawks in Big 12 Conference action.
Peach State rivals collide in a regular- season finale, as the eighth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs play host to the 16th- ranked Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Sanford Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Ram-Falcon Trophy is up for grabs on Friday afternoon, as the 21st-ranked Colorado State Rams clash with the Air Force Falcons in the regular season finale for both Mountain West Conference programs.
Archrivals will close out the regular season at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, as the South Carolina Gamecocks take a short trip west to play the 23rd-ranked Clemson Tigers at Memorial Stadium.
With just one game remaining in the regular season, the 19th-ranked Marshall Thundering Herd will try to stay unbeaten as they host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in a Conference USA bout at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
With the Pac-12 South Division title hanging in the balance, the ninth-ranked UCLA Bruins contend with the Stanford Cardinal in a conference clash at the Rose Bowl on Friday afternoon.
With a spot in the Big Ten Conference Championship Game on the line, the 22nd-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers and 14th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers meet in the regular season finale on Saturday afternoon.
With their spot in the Big Ten Conference Championship Game assured, the seventh-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes now turn their attention to Saturday's regular-season finale against the Michigan Wolverines.