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Hodges, Hill dynamic duo for Western football

November 20, 2009 Comments

Ladi Akitunde

Bert and Ernie, Crockett and Tubbs, Spears and Federline, Thelma and Louise. You can now add Thomas Hodges and Michael Hill to the list of dynamic duos. Unlike the other tandems, Hodges and Hill are similar more than they are different. Both run with an equal amount of intensity, both are about the same build, […]

Western wins against the Emporia Hornets

October 31, 2009 Comments

Matthew Fowler

Western recovers from the loss against Missouri Southern with a win against the Emporia Hornets, 29-6, Saturday. Western win came from a combined front that included running backs Hodges and Hill, along with wide receiver Cedric Houston scored for a touchdown in the game. Hill’s touchdown was the result defensive back Shane Simpson’s interception. Kicker […]

Southern upsets 12th ranked Griffons

October 29, 2009 Comments

Michael Carpenter

The Missouri Western Griffon football team lost 35-34 to the Missouri Southern Lions Saturday, faltering in the fourth quarter and allowing 21 unanswered points. This is the first loss for Missouri Western against the Lions since 2004, when the Griffons lost 23-21 at Missouri Southern. The Griffons never gave up, but they had a few […]

Griffs beat #14 Mules

October 22, 2009 Comments

Ladi Akitunde

It has been seven years of bad luck for the Central Missouri football team as the Griffons knocked off the 14th ranked Mules for the seventh year in a row by a score of 36-21. The end score doesn’t represent the way Missouri Western dominated on homecoming weekend. The offense had a great day at […]

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 […]

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