Category: Football

Head coach Jerry Partridge and his coaching staff searched high and low, near and far and were able to reel in 24 recruits from six different states. The Griffons went heavy on defense, with 17 of their 24 recruits playing on that side of the ball. “There are really some good, young, talented kids,” said Partridge.…

The Spratt Stadium renovation project broke ground May 6 of 2015 and the construction is on schedule to be completed in April of this year. With renovations going as planned, the athletic department hosted a “hard hat tour” of the building on December 17. Director of Athletics, Kurt McGuffin, led groups through the building and showed…

Jordan prepares to take aim at NFL dream

[caption id="attachment_26264" align="alignnone" width="300"] Mike Jordan[/caption] For many college students with only one semester to go before graduation, the dreaded ‘senioritis’ is kicking in right about now. You don’t want to do anything you’ve been grinding now your whole college career and now you just want to finish out with a nice, laid-back, easy semester…

Western taking the concussion protocols seriously

[caption id="attachment_26265" align="alignnone" width="300"] T.J. LaFaver[/caption] With Will Smith popping up on your television almost twice a day, I am sure you are aware of the rising concern of concussions in sports. Recent incidents around the country have forced the NCAA and other organizations to take a strong approach towards the protocols when dealing with…