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MIAA athletes make NFL impact

MIAA athletes make NFL impact

April 15, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

From 2000 to 2015 there have been 76 MIAA athletes that have continued their football careers in the NFL and of those 76 players, 21 have been drafted. The MIAA has long been known as one of the most competitive and talented conferences in Division II football and has been a constant source of NFL […]

Griffon Athletics: A brand in need of investment

April 14, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Rivalries are one of the aspects of athletic competition fans have the most passion for. For the Missouri Western faithful, victories are especially celebrated against Central Missouri, Missouri Southern and of course Northwest Missouri State University. Losing to your rivals in premier sports, such as men’s basketball and football, can cost coaches their jobs and […]

Are you ready for some football?

March 31, 2015 Comments

Jacob Edwards

“Are you ready for some football?” It may not be time for the 2015 kickoff yet, but practice is in full swing for the Griffon football team. Coming off of a year that was considered “bad” by Missouri Western standards, the Griffons will look to improve upon their 7-4 record from last season. The first […]

Former Griffon, Hill in playoffs

January 15, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

Former Griffon running back Michael Hill was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as a free agent on Jan. 6. Before being signed by the Colts, Hill was a member of the Washington Redskins practice squad. Hill has been assigned to the Colts’ 54-man active roster and is currently fourth on the running back depth chart. Although […]

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 […]

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