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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 […]

Griffons rebound from last week

October 20, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The offense was more fluid and the defense continued to bend but not break, when the Griffons knocked off the Tigers of Fort Hays 26-7. The offense put together their best output of the season, doing most of their damage on the ground. They scored three touchdowns, earned 355 yards total and committed zero turnovers. […]

Confident Griffons prepare for Ichabods

October 20, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Coming off of what is arguably their best offensive game of the season, the Griffons hope to maintain that balanced attack against the Ichabods of Washburn Saturday at 1pm. Last week against Fort Hays, Western delivered three offensive touchdowns, all coming from the run game. Quarterback Skyler Windmiller converted his first rushing touchdown of his […]

Football fumbles against Pittsburg State

October 9, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western could not gain ground after falling behind early to the Pittsburg State Gorillas. The early scores by the Gorillas left the Griffons with a 23-13 loss. The first quarter got off to a shaky start for the Griffons; they turned the ball over quickly to the Gorillas when Isaac Maselera intercepted a pass from Skyler […]

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