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.
ST. JOSEPH, MO-- Griffon Sports Insider presented by Mosaic Life Care, the official television show of Missouri Western Athletic.
Signing day and signature wins on this week's Griffon Sports Insider
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.
The Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University has approved a contract amendment that will keep the summer training camp of the Kansas City Chiefs in St. Joseph for three more years, through 2017.
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.
The Griffons were limited to four hits in an 8-0 loss to Missouri Southern.
It's Pro Day and for one Griff it's something he never thought he'd ever do.
Defense dominated in the Illinois State spring football game before Sean Slattery's late 31-yard field goal lifted the Red team to a 3-0 win over the White on Saturday.
The quarterbacks were on target in the Eastern Washington spring football game on Saturday.
For a change, the offense is supposed to be ahead of the defense with North Dakota State's national championship program.
Purple reigned in the Northern Iowa spring football game Friday night.
The University of Missouri rewarded head football coach Gary Pinkel with a contract extension that will keep him with the school through the 2021 season.
The NCAA has placed the Oklahoma State football program on probation for one year and fined the school for violations involving drug testing and recruitment hosting.
No offense to Samford football, but the more people saw Jaquiski Tartt play in college, the more they wondered how the Bulldogs landed such a talent.
Much was made this time last year about the talent level at the wide receiver position in the 2014 NFL Draft. It was thought to be the deepest on the board, with some of the biggest names and potential stars.
Montana defensive end Zack Wagenmann's potential spot in the NFL Draft next week may have been damaged after he recently suffered a broken foot.
Every year it seems there is a player coming out of college who pro personnel scratch their heads about - one who possesses both a high ceiling and an abyss-like floor simultaneously.
Villanova is scheduled to wrap up its spring football practices on Friday - the culmination of 15 sessions that will help shape the Wildcats for the 2015 season.
It is hard enough to get some FCS programs to play risky out-of-conference matchups, so it's really bad when the unbalanced scheduling of bigger conferences prevent key games from happening.
We've already heard a lot about the potential top pick in this year's NFL Draft, which kicks off next Thursday with the first round. And, to possibly an even greater extent, what will happen when the Tennessee Titans are on the clock with the second overall selection.
Potential MEAC favorite North Carolina A&T will be without starting quarterback Kwashaun Quick for the 2015 season due to a violation of team rules.
Old Dominion has announced a one-year contract extension for head football coach Bobby Wilder.