Category: Football

There are many questions pending for the Griffons heading into their rivalry week. According to Griffon Coach Jerry Partridge, one spot where the Griffons are very confident is in their defense. “Every week we ask our defense to shut them out,” Partridge said. They are veteran-laden and can boost All-MIAA level players at all levels…

Western avoided their third shutout in the Jerry Partridge-era with a 19-yard Tanner Pettet field goal with just 28 seconds left. The Griffons fell 17-3 on Saturday in Emporia to the Hornets.Partridge said he was “disappointed” in the performance of the team. “We are not performing to the level that I think our program standard…

Following Saturday’s 21-7 homecoming loss to Washburn, all Missouri Western has left to play for is pride. After a game where the offense could only muster 245 yards of total offense including just 74 yards through the air, the Griffons now sit at three losses. A group that returned so much talent on each side of…

Washburn spoils Western’s homecoming

[caption id="attachment_25733" align="alignnone" width="300"] Western quarterback T.J. LaFaver is surrounded by Washburn’s defense during Western’s 21-7 loss Saturday in Spratt Stadium. Zack Papenberg | Photo Editor[/caption] Washburn defeated Missouri Western 21-7 on Saturday at Homecoming at Spratt Stadium. Over 5,000 fans were in attendance for the 2 p.m. kickoff when the Kansas City Royals were…