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His dream came true

November 8, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Travis Partridge walked into the press conference and sat in the corner by himself. He put his head down and let his emotions clear. The sophomore quarterback had just pulled off one of the greatest upsets in Missouri Western football history. Down at the half, Partridge led a turnover-free game, and pulled his team together […]

Griffons beat Bearcats

Griffons beat Bearcats

November 5, 2011 Comments

Kyle Inman

The fans rushed the field Saturday at Spratt Stadium as No. 25 Missouri Western defeated rival No. 3 Northwest Missouri State 31-28. “It was a hard-fought game,” coach Jerry Partridge said. “I didn’t feel like we had it won until the very end. We played as good as we could play.” The victory snaps an […]

Western Football hosts  rival in big game Saturday

Western Football hosts rival in big game Saturday

November 2, 2011 Comments

Kyle Inman

A huge crowd, two top 25 teams, playoff implications and a fierce rivalry make Saturday’s football game at Spratt Stadium big time as Missouri Western takes on Northwest Missouri State.   [caption id=”attachment_7290″ align=”alignleft” width=”150″ caption=”Photos of last year’s game against Northwest. Western was shut out for the first time in thirteen years in an […]

Scouting Report: Northwest vs. Western

November 1, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Northwest — Offense: Blake Christopher is healthy, and that helps the Bearcats out a lot. Trevor Adams didn’t necessarily do a bad job as the quarterback when Christopher missed time with a hand injury, but Christopher is their starter. He will look to keep the pressure on Western’s offense to match him stride for stride. […]

Time to griffonize St. Joe

November 1, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

One win in 10 years — it doesn’t matter anymore. One win this season, that’s what matters. Missouri Western plays its Highway 71 rivals Saturday afternoon at Spratt Stadium, a game anticipating a record number attendance. But how many fans will be there that sport black and gold? Definitely more than ever, as the student […]

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