Archive for Football

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

September 20, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

  Name: Michael Hill Sport: Football Year: Junior Position: Running Back Stats this week: Rushes — 19; Yards — 91; Touchdowns — 2 Hill opened up this year as the true starting running back for the Griffons, and has done a solid job so far. Against Langston, Hill rushed for a score and added another, […]

Griffon Football shows potency and flaws

September 19, 2011 Comments

Brent Ault

With a flawless score put up by the Missouri Western Griffons over Langston University, fans may believe to think this team is near perfect. But once that fan looks at the numbers and notices the competition was not the best, then they begin to question how good this Griffons team will really be. The first […]

Western records shutout over Langston

Western records shutout over Langston

September 17, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

The last time Missouri Western saw zero on the scoreboard after a game, it wasn’t as impelling. It was the one’s that received the wrong side of a shutout. But on Saturday, Western defeated Langston University 47-0 at Spratt Stadium, a game which sets up a tough matchup on Thursday at Washburn, who, as of Saturday, […]

Safeties save baby and garner national attention

September 13, 2011 Comments

Kyle Inman

Two local Missouri Western football players captured the heart of the nation over this past week. Griffon co-captains and starting safeties Jack Long and Shane Simpson have been in the national spotlight since saving the life of a young boy days before the Griffon’s home opener. 17-month-old Liam Snook was accidentally locked in a hot […]

Griffons remain a mystery after two weeks of season

September 13, 2011 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

The first game — ouch — but it became better. Missouri Western football heard all week from the media and the people around them that they looked awful. It was a disaster, a performance that people couldn’t believe was the same team that made the playoffs a year ago. But it was. It was a […]

Page 24 of 38« First...1020«2223242526»30...Last »