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Gorillas down Griffons in lopsided game

Gorillas down Griffons in lopsided game

September 2, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

[caption id="attachment_5516" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="The same look as we saw most of the time Partridge takes another sack."][/caption] Penalties, sacks, chaos: it wasn’t pretty. Missouri Western dropped its season opener against MIAA opponent Pittsburg State Thursday night at Spratt Stadium 34-7. Western’s defense was unable to control the Gorilla’s pistol offense, which controlled the game from beginning […]

Returning players key for Western football

Returning players key for Western football

August 19, 2011 Comments

Kyle Inman

The 2011 Missouri Western football team will try and continue the momentum that they built with an 8-4 playoff season in 2010. The returning talent from last season’s team will provide plenty of excitement on the gridiron this fall. The Griffons were picked to finish fourth in the MIAA coaches poll and landed three spots […]

Athlete gets second chance to play

December 10, 2010 Comments

DeAndre Bradshaw

Ever tried being a full time student alone? It can be difficult, so just imagine doing school along with two sports. Well one student athlete has experienced this for himself; senior wide receiver Andrew Mead. Mead’s success on the field started at a young age when he was just the waterboy. He stayed around football […]

Western triumphs over Lincoln

September 17, 2010 Comments

DeAndre Bradshaw

Missouri Western crushes Lincoln with a final score of 81-14. The game got out of hand early beginning with Senior Andrew Mead’s touchdown catch from Senior Drew Newhart, which made it 10-0. From that point on Missouri Western continued to score at will throughout the game. [caption id="attachment_3297" align="alignnone" width="150" caption="Photo | Jason Brown"][/caption] Mead […]

Experience helps team reach for new goals

September 1, 2010 Comments

Lauren Burbach

After making it to the postseason six times in the past seven seasons, Missouri Western hopes to continue their great football tradition in 2010 and has set their goals high. Head coach Jerry Partridge mentioned that while winning the MIAA and making the playoffs are bigger goals, Western wants to first aim to win on […]

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