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Are you ready for some football?! Western style

April 3, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Spring practice for football kicked off on March 26, and I can’t help but be excited about some of the unknowns heading into the 2014 season. The Griffons finished last season with an 8-3 record, losing three of their last four games, all to conference foes. The team may be eager to get back on […]

Griffons in the NFL

February 21, 2014 Comments

Leo Lemos

After an eventful season, former Griffons who went on to play in the NFL had some big moments. David Bass, a defensive linemen who graduated from Western in 2013, and was drafted in the seventh round by the Chicago Bears. During his rookie season, Bass played in 12 games. In those 12 games, he accumulated […]

Western linebacker finishes long journey against Northwest

November 18, 2013 Comments

Leo Lemos

As rivalry week continues, the spotlight shines on linebacker Nick Williams. Williams began his football career in high school where, as a tight end, he caught 38 passes for a total of 513 yards. Throughout his high school career, Nick racked up over 200 tackles all together,  86 of which came through during his senior […]

Griffons and Bearcats set for showdown in Spratt

November 15, 2013 Comments

Albert Shelby

It’s the biggest game of the season and the winner will have bragging rights clear up until the two teams meet again a year later. Overall, Northwest Missouri State has had the upper hand in this heated rivalry, having won 21 games out of 33 total. Western won the very first game between the two […]

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