Archive for Sports

Board moves forward, approves Spratt Stadium project bonds

December 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Friday, Nov. 21, the Board of Governors at Missouri Western voted to approve and proceed with the $5.5 million auxiliary system revenue bond issue to pay for improvements and renovations to Spratt Memorial Stadium. Final terms of the bond issue will be approved at a later date by the Board, but the resolution allows […]

Fall sports give Western student bragging rights

December 3, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Most Missouri Western students have that one friend who goes to another college and always talks about how great their athletics program is even though their school is only good at one sport. The conversation, of course, ends up in a semi-serious argument to see who can one-up the other person. This fall, Western athletics […]

Strong offense leads Griffons to early success

December 3, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

The Griffons have found early success, and a 5-1 record, through the first six games of the 2014-2015 season. After a close exhibition loss to the University of Missouri, Western began their regular season against the Robert Morris College Eagles in the opening match of the Quincy Classic. With 10 minutes remaining in the first […]

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 […]

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