As the world keeps spinning while the pandemic is slowing down, things have changed. This past year has been challenging for many people with COVID-19. Recently things have started to look promising with many of the counties lifting the mask mandate and people going back to their normal lives. Although…


Missouri Western lacrosse went on Sunday to tackle №2 Lindenwood. The score was 13–19 with Lindenwood winning. They didn’t go down without a fight. They started out in the lead 4–1 with Porter having six saves and her teammates followed this while Karlin York had two of the four points in the first half. After halftime Lindenwood took over taking the lead 10–5. Although Missouri Western didn’t come back with a win Madison Brady led with four goals while York and Jordan Chughrue had three each. Madison Landolu scored as well with two goals while teammate Alex Shaffer found the goal one. Porter had 15 overall saves at the net. Missouri Western’s lacrosse next game is April 23 and they will take on Maryville at St. Louis.


The Missouri Western tennis team has been making big strides as they are 6–2 right now. On March 19, they had a home game at the Genesis Health Club in St. Joseph against Harding University and took home the victory 4–3. They quickly ended Harding’s six match winning streak. In…


Missouri Western’s Women’s basketball team ended their losing streak by beating Missouri Southern 78–54. What started out as a very close game turned into a wipeout as the Griffons swept Missouri Southern with their outstanding defensive and offensive game. Some key players that were key in taking the win were…


The Missouri Western Womens’ tennis team came back with another win. They are on a roll after beating Missouri Valley the week prior. The tennis team is now 2–1 overall with their win against Minnesota State Mustangs. They beat Minnesota State 7–0 which has been one of their most dominant…


Missouri Western’s women’s basketball team had a very busy week. This is the last week of the regular season for the Griffons. They started off on Wednesday competing against Central Oklahoma and lost 83–75; but Coach Whitaker had many positive and constructive comments about the team.

“We found a group…


Missouri Western’s Women’s basketball team ended their losing streak by beating Missouri Southern 78–54. What started out as a very close game turned into a wipeout as the Griffons swept Missouri Southern with their outstanding defensive and offensive game. Some key players that were key in taking the win were…


Track and field’s last chance meet took place in Maryville, Missouri, for the Griffons and was their final chance to compete before their conference meet. Missouri Western faced Northwest Missouri State along with Southwest Baptist University in the track and field meet on Friday. The main highlight of the event…


Being a college athlete isn’t easy by any means. Many of my friends who attend college, but don’t participate in athletics don’t understand the daily struggle of balancing school, sports and a social life. With all these things that are being juggled, sometimes athletes’, in specific, mental health declines with…


Missouri Western cross country had an exciting meet on Friday, with the women’s team finishing strong. This was Missouri Western’s second and final regular season meet due to a shortened COVID-19 season. Missouri Western women’s team finished fourth in the meet with a score of 97. Since they finished in…

Chloe Earwood

I am a student athlete at Missouri Western University and am majoring in communications.

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