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Stephen Solomon: fierce rivalry

October 29, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Another chapter of the Missouri Western and Northwest rivalry will go down in the book this Saturday, as the Griffons face the Bearcats in a conference football game. Western football team will travel to Maryville to face off with the defending champions in a fierce rivalry that has the Griffons as the underdogs this year. […]

Column: Don’t let the record fool you

October 29, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

I have been a member of Western for four straight years now, which means the Griffons have played Northwest State six times since my arrival. In that span, Western has gone 2-4 against the Bearcats, with Northwest winning the last meeting 51-21 in Spratt stadium. If there was any game I preferred not to miss […]

Western tries to keep playoff hopes alive

October 24, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Northwest falling to Pitt State last week shook up the national and conference rankings. For the Griffons, it means they still have a shot to make the playoffs. Staying in playoff contention means every week is a must-win game and for Western it starts with conference woe Emporia State. It’s homecoming weekend and the Griffons […]

Griffons bury the Ichabods

October 24, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

After a breakout game last week against the Tigers of Fort Hays, the Griffons’ offense continued to find ways to put points on the board. Western walked away with a 40-14 victory over the Washburn Ichabods, with the offense gaining over 300 total yards. Running back Raphael Spencer got the scoring going when he rushed […]

Griffons rebound from last week

October 20, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The offense was more fluid and the defense continued to bend but not break, when the Griffons knocked off the Tigers of Fort Hays 26-7. The offense put together their best output of the season, doing most of their damage on the ground. They scored three touchdowns, earned 355 yards total and committed zero turnovers. […]

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