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Monthly Archives: January 2019

28 Jan, 2019

Civic Engagement Film Series


The Department of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology is hosting a film series on civic engagement on Feb. 5, March 5, and April 16. The Tuesday, Feb. 5 film will be "The Life and Times of Harvey Milk," at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a faculty-led discussion. The film will be shown in [...]

Civic Engagement Film Series2019-01-28T09:22:00-05:00
28 Jan, 2019

Future Griffs at the Chocolate Factory


Don't miss out on our annual event for young Griffons -- Future Griffs at the Chocolate Factory. Because of the popularity of this event, we offer two times - 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. The event will be held on Monday, Feb. 18 (Presidents Day) at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, 3715 Frederick Blvd., in [...]

Future Griffs at the Chocolate Factory2019-03-28T09:26:37-05:00
28 Jan, 2019

Men’s and Women’s Basketball


The men's basketball team under Head Coach Sundance Wicks stands at 9-11 overall with their latest win over University of Nebraska-Kearney on Jan. 26. After a Nebraska Kearney three-pointer cut the Griffons' lead to just one point with 13 seconds remaining, Lavon Hightower nailed both free throws following a Loper foul to extend the lead to [...]

Men’s and Women’s Basketball2019-01-28T09:02:06-05:00
28 Jan, 2019

Track & Field Competes in Pittsburg


Facing the toughest competition of the young indoor season, Griffon track & field turned in four top-10 finishes, two NCAA Division II provisional marks and broke school records Jan. 26 at the Pittsburg State Invitational.   TOP-10 FINISHERS Hunter Scaggs, 7th, Men's High Jump Invite, 2m (6'6.75") Hanna Williams, 7th Women's 400m, 56.41 Women's Distance [...]

Track & Field Competes in Pittsburg2019-01-28T08:46:58-05:00
28 Jan, 2019

Donation secures new football helmets


Thanks to a anonymous donation, Missouri Western football players will have the safest helmet options available – VICIS ZERO1 helmets which were the highest-rated helmets in 2018 NFL and NFLPA testing. Additionally, the team also purchased top-rated Riddell and Schutt helmet models. All members of the 2019 Griffon football team will have two helmets, one [...]

Donation secures new football helmets2019-03-28T09:27:23-05:00
24 Jan, 2019

Griffons Untapped March 12


Join us for Griffons Untapped at the new River Bluff Brewing, 1224 Frederick Ave. in St. Joseph. The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. Your $15 registration fee includes a beer tasting of River Bluff's most popular brews and appetizers from Ugly Duck Catering. Cost is $20 at the door. Alumni, guests and friends of Missouri [...]

Griffons Untapped March 122019-03-07T20:22:42-05:00
18 Jan, 2019

Pix from the Past


The photo on the right is from the 1989 Griffon Yearbook. It is Tom Smith in his first year as men's basketball head coach. On Feb. 16, the arena floor in the Looney Complex will officially be named Tom Smith Court (see article below).  This photo is from the same yearbook and features Griffon Scott [...]

Pix from the Past2019-03-28T09:28:17-05:00
18 Jan, 2019

Women and Men’s Basketball


Both Griffon teams played Emporia State at home on Sunday, Jan. 13 (the game was delayed one day due to weather). The women won 68-66, thanks to a shot by Melia Richardson with 0.8 seconds remaining in the game. The Griffons set the tone early with their defense in the first quarter, holding Emporia State [...]

Women and Men’s Basketball2019-03-28T09:29:10-05:00
18 Jan, 2019

Smith Back on Court


Longtime men's basketball coach Tom Smith is back on the court in the Looney Complex arena, but not how you may think. The court will be officially named Tom Smith Court at a ceremony at half-time of the Feb. 16 men's game against University of Central Missouri. Fans in attendance will receive a memento commemorating [...]

Smith Back on Court2019-03-28T09:29:42-05:00
18 Jan, 2019

Don’t Miss “Little Women: the Broadway Musical”


The theatre program's first spring production will be "Little Women: the Broadway Musical" Feb. 22-24 and Feb. 28-March 2 in Potter Hall. Show times are 7:30 p.m. each evening except the Sunday, Feb. 24 performance will begin at 2 p.m. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, "Little Women" follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, [...]

Don’t Miss “Little Women: the Broadway Musical”2019-03-28T09:30:04-05:00