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Heartbreaking loss ends historic season

November 12, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western’s historic season came to an end Wednesday with a loss to Fort Hays State University in the first round of the MIAA Tournament. The Griffons entered the MIAA Tournament for the first time in school history as the sixth seed. Throughout the game they relied on their stout defense to take them into double-overtime, […]

Shotgun Club

November 12, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

Missouri Western’s shotgun club enters its second active semester. The club President Matt Scholz, a manufacturing engineering technology major, got together with a couple of friends last fall after they learned that Western owns a trap range, located on west campus. “We found enough people that were interested that wanted to be on a team […]

Griffons face Jennies in season ending rematch

November 12, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

The Griffons wrap up the regular season Friday, with an away match against No. 17 University of Central Missouri. Western struggled against Central Missouri during their first meeting of the year, which resulted in a three set sweep to open the regular season. Since that opening loss the Griffons have amassed an overall record of […]

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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