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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 […]

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 […]

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