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Renovations long overdue for Spratt

December 3, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Unless sports are absolutely irrelevant to you, I am pretty sure you have heard about the renovations that plan to take place at Spratt Stadium. For the longest time, I have suggested that we do something with Spratt, because, as time had passed, our stadium was starting to look old. The field and its surroundings […]

Dareon Jones profile: The gentle giant

December 3, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

He sports the number 15 in honor of his favorite player Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks. Can Western forward Dareon Jones play like Anthony? That’s for you to decide. One thing that Jones does have that shows resemblance to Anthony: his warm-hearted spirit on and off the court. When Anthony is on the […]

Coach Weiberg’s competitive bunch

December 3, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Coach Brett Weiberg’s first season at the helm was like a roller coaster ride. The season started off promising, but injuries, eligibility issues and lack of team chemistry ultimately derailed their season. Weiberg is back for his second year and feels a lot more comfortable than before. After losing some key seniors, he had to […]

Griffons shutout Lopers

November 12, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The Griffons’ offense has struggled to find rhythm this year, but against Nebraska-Kearney, Western offense was playing with confidence. Their 55 points was the most points they put up all season and defense finished the game off with their second shutout of the year. Running back Raphael Spencer felt the offense came ready to play […]

Western gets set for finale

November 12, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The Griffons will miss the playoffs for the second time in a row, but conference foe Missouri Southern is still left on their schedule. Since 2010, the series is tied at two, with Southern coming to Spratt as underdogs handing Western their only regular season loss of the 2012 season. A year ago, Western traveled […]

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