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Goal stays the same for Western during Homecoming week

October 16, 2013 Comments

Albert Shelby

Nobody likes losing on Homecoming day, and that’s exactly what Western will try to prevent from happening on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Griffons are coming off a big win over Central Oklahoma, and look to follow it up with another victory. The Northeastern RiverHawks are looking to spoil the Griffons day, as they try to […]

Volleyball team playing as a unit

October 16, 2013 Comments

Albert Shelby

The volleyball team has played their hearts out so far this year, despite dealing with some changes and adversity at start off the season Western started out 2-2 at the Pittsburg State University tournament. With Stephanie Hattey made the wise decision to choose career over hobby, the team stumbled through some roadblocks on their next […]

Griffons look to steal a win in Joplin

October 16, 2013 Comments

Albert Shelby

Western suffered one regular season loss last year and it was against Missouri Southern. The game between Western and Southern was a close one last year, with the Lions being able to edge out a 31-30 victory over the Griffons. This year, leading up to the game, is different. Both teams have winning records and […]

From Sunshine to Show-Me: Defensive back’s journey from California to Missouri

October 15, 2013 Comments

Mika Cummins

Western did not choose him, he chose Western. Marcus Thompson is one of four players on the football roster from the Sunshine State, California. But what makes his story is special is how he came about coming to play here. The defensive back/corner hails from Pasadena, Calif., where he played for John Muir High School. […]

Griffons stay unbeaten on Homecoming

October 15, 2013 Comments

Albert Shelby

Western avoided a repeat from last year and were able to run away with 54-10 victory over the Riverhawks. It did not take long for the Griffons’ or the Riverhawks’ offenses to get on the board. On the first play of the game, Western running back Raphael Spencer took off for a 53 yard run […]

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