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Preseason awards and rankings

August 30, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Three players were named to the 26th USA College Football Division II Pre-Season All-American Teams this year. Cornerback Michael Jordan was selected first team. Running back Raphael Spencer was selected to the second, while punter Scott Groner was selected to the third team. All three players are coming off of stellar seasons from a year […]

Column: LaFaver, the new signal caller

August 29, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

With Travis Partridge taking snaps in Canada, he left a hole in one of the most important positions on the football field. The Griffons went into the summer with a couple of uncertainties, and Partridge’s replacement was one of the biggest. Quarterbacks TJ LaFaver, Skyler Windmiller, and Nate Wilson have been battling for the top […]

UCM vs MWSU Game Preview 2014

August 27, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The Griffons and the Mules of UCM will square off next Thursday, at Spratt stadium to kick off the new season. The Mules look to get their first win against the Griffons since 2010. Last year, the Griffons escaped Warrensburg with a 26-23 victory. In the MIAA preseason poll, the coaches have the Mules ranked […]

Athletic Banquet

May 5, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The athletic department held the 15th annual Student-Athlete Honors Banquet Monday Apr. 28 in the Fulkerson Center. The banquet is held to honor athletes for their achievements over the season both on the field or gym and off. Fulkerson was filled with athletes from each sport sanctioned by at Western. For the first award, athletes […]

Sydney Washington

May 5, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

She picked up a bat at the age of two, and soon after that, she decided that softball was the sport for her. Outfielder Sydney Washington is a freshman and has already made an impact on Missouri Western’s softball team. Washington hails from Columbia, Mo., and attended Hickman High School. At Hickman, Washington was named […]

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