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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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