Category: Football

Last week, Northeastern State made the mistake of giving a freshman quarterback his first start against Western’s secondary. The Griffon defense made them pay in the 24-17 win by forcing Blayne Armstrong to go 0-for-4 with three interceptions before he was pulled for veteran quarterback Kevin Pantastico. All in all, Western came up with five…

Saturday was a special day for Griffon athletics. Griffon football finally had their long-awaited debut on the new turf at Craig Field against Central Oklahoma. The first touchdown came from an unexpected source, however. Junior Daylon Harper is transitioning to defensive line after spending the last couple seasons on the offensive side of the ball.…

Griffons bounce back with big win

[caption id="attachment_24936" align="alignnone" width="300"] Senior receiver Dee Tolliver attempts to break away from Central Oklahoma Omari Cole in the first half of Saturday’s win over the Bronchos. – Zach Papenberg | Photo Editor[/caption] The Missouri Western football team got their mojo back with a big win against Central Oklahoma with a 26-16 victory on Saturday…

Injury Report: Tolliver’s shoulder

[caption id="attachment_24890" align="alignnone" width="300"] Senior receiver Dee Tolliver makes cut last season. – File Photo[/caption] The final score of Thursday’s Central Missouri game didn’t represent the only loss Western suffered that day. Last season’s leading receiver Dee Tolliver got off to a great start in the Week One matchup with a highlight-reel touchdown grab and…

*Due to website server issues, we were unable to get a game story up after the UCM loss. I am sure you have have read plenty on how the game went and that the Griffons opened the season in a 0-1 hole following a 18-17 loss to the Mules. This column represents my takeaways from…