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Western pair prepares for NFL draft

Western pair prepares for NFL draft

March 25, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

For the second consecutive year, Western will most likely have a player chosen in the NFL draft, which starts on Thursday, April 25. [caption id="attachment_16885" align="alignleft" width="150"] Michael Hill recieves a pass during the NFL Pro-day on Friday March 22. Tevin Harris | Photo Editor[/caption] Last year it was kicker Greg Zuerlein who was selected […]

National Signing Day brings in two signal callers

National Signing Day brings in two signal callers

February 11, 2013 Comments

Christian Mengel

Among the 21 student athletes who signed on to play football for Western were two quarterbacks. Two quarterbacks who will be competing against each other in practice for the next year for the most important position on the team, a position that the winner may hold for the next four years. [caption id="attachment_15676" align="alignleft" width="150"] […]

Sports shorts

January 15, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Defensive end and sack specialist David Bass will play in the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game will be played at Tropicana Field home of the Tampa Bay Rays and is considered a way to showcase your talent to NFL scouts before the draft. Bass is the […]

Football team sets new bar for success

Football team sets new bar for success

December 7, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

The season ended with a 17-10 loss in the Super Region 3 final at Minnesota State-Mankato, but the 2012 Griffon football team will be remembered for its unprecedented success. “We did things that no other Western team has done and nobody can take that away from us,” senior safety Shane Simpson said.  “We had fun […]

Double duece sets his sights on the NFL

Double duece sets his sights on the NFL

December 5, 2012 Comments

Christian Mengel

Western senior running back Michael Hill is one of eight finalists for the highest honor in Division II football, the Harlon Hill Trophy, and has earned a chance to impress the pros this upcoming semester. The Harlon Hill Trophy is given to the best player in D-II. Many consider it to be the Heisman Trophy […]

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