Archive for Football

Preseason awards and rankings

August 30, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Three players were named to the 26th USA College Football Division II Pre-Season All-American Teams this year. Cornerback Michael Jordan was selected first team. Running back Raphael Spencer was selected to the second, while punter Scott Groner was selected to the third team. All three players are coming off of stellar seasons from a year […]

Column: LaFaver, the new signal caller

August 29, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

With Travis Partridge taking snaps in Canada, he left a hole in one of the most important positions on the football field. The Griffons went into the summer with a couple of uncertainties, and Partridge’s replacement was one of the biggest. Quarterbacks TJ LaFaver, Skyler Windmiller, and Nate Wilson have been battling for the top […]

UCM vs MWSU Game Preview 2014

August 27, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The Griffons and the Mules of UCM will square off next Thursday, at Spratt stadium to kick off the new season. The Mules look to get their first win against the Griffons since 2010. Last year, the Griffons escaped Warrensburg with a 26-23 victory. In the MIAA preseason poll, the coaches have the Mules ranked […]

Improving Home Field Advantage

May 5, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Improvements to Spratt Stadium have been deemed long overdue by Missouri Western’s athletic department, and soon football fans and players will see a drastic change to football home field. Western athletic’s department has begun planning for major renovations to Spratt Stadium. These renovations will help the athletic department  increase revenue, which will allow them to keep […]

Spratt gets a facelift

May 5, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Now is the time to excite students about Griffon sports, and  renovations to Spratt Stadium might just do the trick. Student support of Missouri Western athletics has been hard to come by recently. Sure, students will come to the game, but after halftime Spratt Stadium is less than half full and is overtaken by the visiting […]

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