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Monthly Archives: November 2018

28 Nov, 2018

Basketball Update


Men’s and women’s basketball both had games over the fall break. The men wrapped up a five-game road trip with a victory on Nov. 26 against William Jewell 78-75, and that win snapped a three-game losing skid. They are now standing at 5-4. Their next game, the MIAA opener, is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. [...]

Basketball Update2018-12-04T19:29:12-05:00
28 Nov, 2018

Marching Band in Branson This Friday


If you’re in the Branson area, don’t miss the Golden Griffon Marching Band performing in Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade at Silver Dollar City at 6 and 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. From there, the band will head down to the Griffons’ bowl game in Texarkana, Arkansas on Saturday.

Marching Band in Branson This Friday2018-12-04T19:28:24-05:00
28 Nov, 2018

Alumni Franchise Owners Recognized


The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory recently held its convention in Nashville, Tennessee, and several alumni franchise owners received awards. Katie Parra ’16 – RMCF, Kansas City, Kansas – Rookie of the Year Katie Parra ’16 – RMCF, Kansas City, Kansas – Online Brand Champion – Facebook Tim Schimming ’12 – RMCF, Huntington Beach, California – [...]

Alumni Franchise Owners Recognized2018-12-04T19:27:27-05:00
28 Nov, 2018

Night Out On The Griffs!


Alumni are invited to take advantage of “Night Out on the Griffs,” where student athletes entertain kids in kindergarten through 4th-grade so parents can enjoy a night out. The FREE event will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 in the Griffon Indoor Sports Complex and includes fun activities and popcorn. Kids should wear tennis [...]

Night Out On The Griffs!2018-12-04T19:26:24-05:00
28 Nov, 2018

Griffons Are Bowl-Bound!


Join Griffon football at noon this Saturday, Dec. 1 for the Agent Barry Live United Bowl in Texarkana! General admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance on campus at the MWSU ticket office in the Griffon Indoor Sports Complex or online. Alumni are invited to tailgate with us starting at 9:30 a.m. [...]

Griffons Are Bowl-Bound!2018-12-04T19:25:19-05:00
15 Nov, 2018

Greece and Greek Islands Tour: Ancient and Modern Greece


May 22 - June 1, 2019 You are invited to join us on the trip of a lifetime to Greece! Dr. Jimmy Albright and the Missouri Western State University Alumni Association will travel to Greece and the Greek Islands for an 11 day tour. Three days will include a cruise. Follow in the footsteps of [...]

Greece and Greek Islands Tour: Ancient and Modern Greece2018-12-06T15:42:10-05:00
12 Nov, 2018

Football Finishes Winning Season with a Loss


Senior day for Griffon football (6-5) ended with a heartbreaking loss to Lindenwood University. Lindenwood (4-7) scored 21 unanswered points in the final five minutes and 20 seconds  to come back and spoil the Griffons’  shot at a seven-win season. The visiting Lions defeated Missouri Western 27-23 in the final game of the regular season. It [...]

Football Finishes Winning Season with a Loss2018-11-12T18:36:47-05:00
12 Nov, 2018

Women’s Basketball Starts Season 2-0


Coming off an exhibition game at University of Missouri-Columbia, the women’s basketball team is now sitting at 2-0 after the MIAA/NSIC Tournament in Hays, Kansas over the weekend. The women beat Upper Iowa University on Friday, Nov. 9, 67-58, and Southwest Minnesota State University 82-70 on Saturday. In the game against Southwest Minnesota, the Griffons [...]

Women’s Basketball Starts Season 2-02018-11-12T18:36:22-05:00
12 Nov, 2018

Griffon Men’s Basketball Wins Third Straight


Under first-year head coach Sundance Wicks, Missouri Western men’s basketball improved to 3-1 in its 75-67 win over Upper Iowa (0-2) on Saturday night, Nov. 10 in the 27th Annual Hillyard Tip-Off Classic at the St. Joseph Civic Arena. That win gave the Griffons their first 3-1 start since 2013-14. Missouri Western’s 12 three-pointers in the game [...]

Griffon Men’s Basketball Wins Third Straight2018-11-12T18:35:54-05:00
09 Nov, 2018

Fountain City Brass Band Tours England


The Fountain City Brass Band, founded by Department of Music Chair Dr. Lee Harrelson, is touring and performing in England this week. While there, they will be featured in a documentary featuring brass bands. The band has been performing and winning international competitions for several years. Follow them on Facebook at

Fountain City Brass Band Tours England2018-11-12T18:35:27-05:00