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.
Harvard's Tim Murphy was named the Ivy League Coach of the Year on Tuesday after his team went 10-0 and captured the league title.
Stephen F. Austin running back Gus Johnson was named the Southland Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday.
Texas State was bowl eligible last year at 6-6 but was not selected to play in the postseason. This year will be a different story if the Bobcats can beat Georgia State in impressive fashion.
Eastern Washington junior quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. was named the Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Year on Tuesday, becoming the first repeat winner of the honor since Erik Meyer did it with the Eagles in 2004 and 2005.
Villanova junior quarterback John Robertson and William & Mary senior defensive end Mike Reilly were named CAA Football offensive and defensive players of the year, respectively, on Tuesday.
Fordham quarterback Mike Nebrich and Bucknell linebacker Evan Byers were named the Patriot League's offensive and defensive players of the year, respectively, on Tuesday.
Repeat winners from Chattanooga ruled the day as the Southern Conference football coaches handed out their postseason awards Tuesday.
Ohio Valley Conference champion Jacksonville State captured three of the four major individual awards and had the most all-conference selections when voting was announced Tuesday.
Former Texas A&M and NFL linebacker Larry Kelm died in a hunting accident, the university announced Monday.
Norfolk State University football coach Pete Adrian announced his retirement Monday after 10 seasons guiding the Spartans.
A late riser makes his debut in the Heisman Rankings this week after another record-breaking Saturday, but the favorites remain unchanged as we head towards the final full weekend of the regular season.
It's very fitting this week to have specific players win The Sports Network FCS National Players of the Week, combining their performances with the end of the regular season as it now dissolves into the playoffs.
VMI will not extend the contract of football coach Sparky Woods, athletics director Dr. Dave Diles announced Monday.
Wagner College has scheduled a news conference on Tuesday, where football coach Walt Hameline will step down after 34 seasons.
Norfolk State senior linebacker Lynden Trail has been invited to participate in both the Reese's Senior Bowl and the East- West Shrine Game in January.