Category: Football

2015 Hall of Fame class has left its mark on current teams

[caption id="attachment_25615" align="alignnone" width="300"] Griffons Nicole Lindsey-Collier, Eric Walker and Amy Beverly are inducted into Hall of Fame. Zack Papenberg | Photo Editor[/caption] Missouri Western has inducted three more former student-athletes into their Hall of Fame. Amy Beverly, Nicole Lindsey-Collier and Eric “Ebo” Walker make up the 2015 class. They were inducted on Friday evening,…

Western sneaks by Fort Hays State with big conference win

[caption id="attachment_25617" align="alignnone" width="300"] Sam Brown, left, and Evan Jennings, right react to incomplete pass to seal Western’s 26-21 win over Fort Hays State, Aaturday in Spratt Stadium. A teammate rushes over to celebrate with Brown. Zack Papenberg | Photo Editor[/caption] Survival. That is what it was all about for the Griffons in their 26-21…

Griffons blow big first half lead against Gorillas

[caption id="attachment_25426" align="alignnone" width="300"] Skyler Windmiller runs away from defenders in Saturday’s loss to Pittsburg State in Pittsburg, Kan. John Ellis | MWSU Athletics[/caption] After a 31-27 loss in Pittsburg, Kansas, Western drops to 3-2 on the season and have suffered a huge hit to their playoff chances. Early in the first half, it looked…

Three years ago, Missouri Western went up to Pittsburg, Kansas and gave the Gorillas their worst loss of the season. With three players from that game currently in the NFL, no one knows what to expect this time around. Both teams are 3-1 headed into this meeting, with both having won their previous game. A few…

Western prevails despite injuries

[caption id="attachment_25212" align="alignnone" width="200"] Yomi Alli, center, celebrates after his touchdown with teammates Elroy Douglas, left, and Darrian Bass, right.Zack Papenberg | Photo Editor[/caption] Without starting quarterback Skyler Windmiller or star wide receiver Dee Toliver, Missouri Western was still able to pull away from Lindenwood in the second half and cruise to a 34-14 victory.…