Archive for Football

Basketball ends losing streak

February 13, 2008 Comments

Gregor Avey

The Missouri Western (9-12, 3-9 MIAA) basketball team finally put to end their losing streak with a 68-64 victory over the Emporia State Hornets (11-10, 6-6). Before this victory the Griffons last win was a 61-53 over Central Missouri on January 16. The Griffons played as a team  and this helped them win the game. […]

Minor league football team has Western flavor

February 13, 2008 Comments

Jason Ruiz

The professional football season may be over, but it marks the beginning for arena league and semi-pro football teams such as the St. Joe Ravens, whose season started last month. The St. Joe Ravens are a semi-professional, eight on eight football ball team that play on an outdoor field, as opposed to playing indoors in […]

Football finalizes its recruiting class

February 13, 2008 Comments

Gregor Avey

Missouri Western’s football team has announced its incoming recruiting class for next season’s team and as usual it has a local flavor to it. They signed 24 high school players, 22 from the state of Missouri and four from St. Joseph. The Griffons signed three athletes from Central High School. From Central, they signed Michael […]

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.  […]

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