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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 tries to keep playoff hopes alive

October 24, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Northwest falling to Pitt State last week shook up the national and conference rankings. For the Griffons, it means they still have a shot to make the playoffs. Staying in playoff contention means every week is a must-win game and for Western it starts with conference woe Emporia State. It’s homecoming weekend and the Griffons […]

Griffons bury the Ichabods

October 24, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

After a breakout game last week against the Tigers of Fort Hays, the Griffons’ offense continued to find ways to put points on the board. Western walked away with a 40-14 victory over the Washburn Ichabods, with the offense gaining over 300 total yards. Running back Raphael Spencer got the scoring going when he rushed […]

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