Archive for Football

Soccer ties with UNO

October 22, 2009 Comments

Michael Carpenter

Missouri Western’s game against the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks on Thursday ended in a 1-1 tie in double overtime. Western dominated the first period with good possessions and movement and Nebraska-Omaha did the same during the second period. Neither team balked at the challenge of taking the game to its full 110 minutes. Head coach Jeff Hansen […]

Griffs bounce back to beat Truman State

October 15, 2009 Comments

Ladi Akitunde

After losing their first game of the season just a week earlier, Missouri Western bounced back with stellar defense to stomp the Truman State Bulldogs 38-14 last Saturday. The Griffons showed that they can respond to adversity after dropping their first loss to Northwest and coming back with a vengeance. “After the last game it […]

Football remains unbeaten after win over Fort Hays

September 17, 2009 Comments

Emmanuel Akitunde

The Griffons continued their winning ways with a big 58-31 win over MIAA foe Fort Hays State Tigers. The win didn’t come as easily as the first two games did, but, as anyone will tell you, a win is a win, and the Griffons are now 1-0 in MIAA conference play. This was evident in […]

Two former Griffons make NFL cut

September 17, 2009 Comments

Lauren Burbach

The Missouri Western football program is going to get some great national exposure this fall when two former players, Gijon Robinson and Roger Allen, suit up for their respective NFL teams. Robinson, a 2006 graduate, made the Indianapolis Colts team for the second straight season. The tight end played 15 games last season and finished […]

Griffons crush Wolves in season opener

September 2, 2009 Comments

Emmanuel Akitunde

The start of the fall semester means a lot of things for returning Missouri Western students – long lines in the cafeteria, filling out promissory notes at the Financial Aid office and trying to  find somewhere to park before your classes start. But for a select few that get to play on the Griffon football […]

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