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Griffons try to bounce back

October 9, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The possibility of not making it to the playoffs has increased for both the Griffons and the Tigers of Fort Hays. If Western does not make it, it will be for the second year in a row. They dropped to the Gorillas of Pittsburg State, 13-23 last Saturday at Spratt stadium. Offensive woes continue to […]

Griffons in the NFL

October 3, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Over the past few years, Missouri Western has enjoyed a steady production of professional football players from the Griffon football program. Although some of those players have yet to prove themselves to the professional football world, there are some former Griffons that have started steady careers. 2011 Western graduate, Greg Zuerlein, has entered his third […]

Griffons look to avenge loss from Gorillas a year ago

October 1, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Winners of two straight, Missouri Western looks to continue their streak when they match up against the Gorillas of Pittsburg State Saturday night. The Griffons have been on a roll since falling to Central Oklahoma two weeks ago. Led by a stingy defense and the legs of running back Ralph Spencer, Western is currently undefeated at home […]

Obi brings toughness to new family

October 1, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

He’s 6 feet 3 inches tall, 250 pounds, he has dreads and he wears the number 91. Richard Obi is not David Bass, but it doesn’t hurt to have so much in common with the former defensive end at Missouri Western. Obi is a junior defensive end from Denver who came to Western after a […]

Griffons prepare for national spotlight

October 1, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

After blowing out the RiverHawks of Northeastern, the Griffons had a short week to prepare for their match up against Lindenwood tonight. It will be a huge game, broadcasting on CBS sports network for viewers to watch. Missouri Western improved to 2-1 after last week’s victory and hopes to carry some of that momentum into […]

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