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Missouri Western vs. Northwest Missouri

November 15, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

The rematch is set, and both teams are ready for the game. Missouri Western defeated Northwest Missouri State 31-28 less than two weeks ago. The game is still fresh in both teams’ memories, but for two different reasons. The loss moved Northwest from a potential No. 2 seed down to bottom No. 6. A win […]

Griffons secure playoff bid with win

Griffons secure playoff bid with win

November 13, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Missouri Western’s final game of the regular season mimicked its year as a whole. [caption id="attachment_7584" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="On Saturday, November 12 the Griffon Football team beat Fort Hays making their final record 8-2. The Griffons are now secured in the playoffs."][/caption] The Griffons were down early, but shut out Fort Hays State in the […]

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

November 9, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Name: Travis Partridge Sport: Football Year: Sophomore Position: Quarterback Stats this week: Completions — 12; Total Yards — 217; Touchdowns — 2 Partridge led a come-from-behind victory and put Missouri Western in position to not only make the playoffs, but host a playoff game after it defeated Northwest Missouri State. Partridge, who had zero turnovers, […]

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 […]

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