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Get on the soccer bandwagon

October 29, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Two years ago, I joined the Griffon News sports desk. Covering Western soccer was my assigned beat. I went to every home game and kept up online when they were on the road. I remember watching Abby Widrig kick one from 40 yards out to win it and I remember watching a double overtime loss […]

The rivalry continues: 36th meeting

October 29, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Last time the Griffons were in Maryville to play the Bearcats, they walked away with bragging rights for the year after a 21-20 victory. Before then, it had been 11 years since Western walked into Maryville and ultimately came away with a 37-30 win against Northwest. The win in 2012 was short lived. The following […]

Stephen Solomon: fierce rivalry

October 29, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Another chapter of the Missouri Western and Northwest rivalry will go down in the book this Saturday, as the Griffons face the Bearcats in a conference football game. Western football team will travel to Maryville to face off with the defending champions in a fierce rivalry that has the Griffons as the underdogs this year. […]

Column: Don’t let the record fool you

October 29, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

I have been a member of Western for four straight years now, which means the Griffons have played Northwest State six times since my arrival. In that span, Western has gone 2-4 against the Bearcats, with Northwest winning the last meeting 51-21 in Spratt stadium. If there was any game I preferred not to miss […]

Western sweeps Lindenwood, preps for weekend on the road

October 29, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

After going 1-1 over the weekend, with a win against Missouri Southern and a loss to Central Oklahoma, Western bounced back with the sweep of Lindenwood University at home on Tuesday. The Griffons got off to a slow start in the first set, allowing the Lions to tie the set 10-10. Western quickly stepped up […]

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