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Obi brings toughness to new family

October 1, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

He’s 6 feet 3 inches tall, 250 pounds, he has dreads and he wears the number 91. Richard Obi is not David Bass, but it doesn’t hurt to have so much in common with the former defensive end at Missouri Western. Obi is a junior defensive end from Denver who came to Western after a […]

Griffons prepare for national spotlight

October 1, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

After blowing out the RiverHawks of Northeastern, the Griffons had a short week to prepare for their match up against Lindenwood tonight. It will be a huge game, broadcasting on CBS sports network for viewers to watch. Missouri Western improved to 2-1 after last week’s victory and hopes to carry some of that momentum into […]

Griffons fly by RiverHawks

October 1, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Western got back on track with a 30-0 win against the Northeastern State University RiverHawks. The Griffons entered the game with a 1-1 record after beating the University of Central Missouri 10-9 and losing 17-26 to University of Central Oklahoma. After the loss to UCO, Western wanted to prove that they could start hot and […]

Griffons ready for matchup against Bronchos

September 11, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

With one win under their belt already, the Griffons looks to improve to 2-0 for the third consecutive year, when they match up against the Bronchos of Central Oklahoma on Saturday night. Last week, Western escaped the Mules of Central Missouri in a game that saw the Griffons pull away with a 10-9 victory. After […]

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 […]

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