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Western wins Mineral Water Bowl

December 4, 2007 Comments

Matthew Fowler

The Missouri Western Griffons struggled throughout the 42nd annual Mineral Water Bowl hounded by cold, rainy weather but were able to pull out a 20-13 victory over Wayne State. The Wildcats — who hail from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s (NISC) —met the Griffons at Tiger Stadium in the annual battle that pits the best non-playoff […]

Newhart wins Freshman of the Year

December 4, 2007 Comments

Brandon Spencer

  Another Griffon football season came to a close Saturday and after a roller coaster of a season, Missouri Western’s general on the field has received some well-deserved recognition. Drew Newhart was recently named the MIAA conference Freshman of the Year.  Newhart threw for 21 touchdowns, only 10 interceptions and over 2,000 yards this year.  […]

Missouri Western wins Mineral Water Bowl, 20-13

December 1, 2007 Comments

Matthew Fowler

The Missouri Western Griffon Football teams wins against the Wayne State College Wildcats in the 42nd Mineral Water Bowl. Both teams struggled in the first-half of the game, with Western scoring the only scoring opportunity of the half with a touchdown pass from quarterback Newhart, to wide receiver,  Mead. In the second-half, Missouri Western put […]

Playoff dreams dashed by Truman

November 14, 2007 Comments

Brad Griffin

In a flurry of turnovers, penalties, questionable coaching decisions and all around bad play, the Griffons watched their storybook season turn into a nightmare in their final game. This slip up by the Griffons not only costs them a home playoff game, but maybe the playoffs all-together. The Mineral Water Bowl may even be in […]

Hodges and Page make a difference

November 14, 2007 Comments

Brandon Spencer

Every Saturday this year, dark clouds have hovered over as the Griffons take the football field.  The displays of thunder and lighting can be seen by watching the Missouri Western running game.  The talented two-some of Thomas Hodges and La’Darrian Page at running back have been more deserving of nickname better than the cliché “Thunder […]

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