Western taking the concussion protocols seriously

[caption id="attachment_26265" align="alignnone" width="300"] T.J. LaFaver[/caption] With Will Smith popping up on your television almost twice a day, I am sure you are aware of the rising concern of concussions in sports. Recent incidents around the country have forced the NCAA and other organizations to take a strong approach towards the protocols when dealing with…

Old faces out, new faces in for the new look football team

[caption id="attachment_26266" align="alignnone" width="300"] Running back Josh Caldwell[/caption] It was a challenging season for the Griffons this past fall. They are heading into next season with the possibility of having to rebuild at several positions. However, there are also some positions that look to be stacked and primed to improve from this past season. On…

It was the last game for the seniors, and offensively, it may have been their best of the season. Western was able to finish the season with a 63-21 victory against Missouri Southern. The Griffons scored their first two touchdowns on the ground, courtesy of running back Josh Caldwell. A balanced attack of passing and…

Andrews’ sense for the game

[caption id="attachment_25419" align="alignnone" width="300"] Sydney Andrews approaches ball during Friday’s win over Missouri Southern. Zack Papenburg | Photo Editor[/caption] The Griffons are off to one of their best starts in program history, and Sydney Andrews has played a pivotal role engineering that start. Plus, she is doing it all with a hearing disability. Soccer is a sport were…