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Allen gets invite to NFL scouting combine

February 12, 2009 Comments

Gregor Avey

Missouri Western Griffon offensive lineman Roger Allen, a four year starter for \the Griffons, has been invited to the NFL scouting combine. Allen, who was a Division II All-American, will participate in the combine, which takes place from Feb. 18-24. Allen felt honored to be invited to participate. “It means a lot to me, considering […]

Griffons land solid class

February 12, 2009 Comments

Lauren Burbach

Missouri Western Football signed 19 players for this years recruiting class. Out of these 19 players, 16 of the signers are in state. At the press conference on Wednesday Feb. 4, head coach Jerry Partridge released the exciting news about the players who plan on coming to Western in the fall. “When recruiting high school […]

After 11 year absence, Lincoln returns to MIAA

February 12, 2009 Comments

Gregor Avey

The MIAA conference has added a familiar foe to its conference ranks and that foe is the University of Lincoln Tigers. Lincoln was a member of the MIAA conference from 1970-1999. Insufficient funds caused them to shut down their football team, which was the main reason why they left the league. Head football coach Jerry […]

Frederick in as volleyball head coach

February 5, 2009 Comments

Gregor Avey

Missouri Western has reached a decision and has hired Cory Frederick as their new head volleyball coach. Frederick becomes the sixth head volleyball coach in the history of the program. Frederick was formerly the head men’s volleyball coach for the Park University Pirates. He compiled a career record of 105-16 in five seasons at Park. […]

Western makes familiar firm choice for Chiefs training camp facilities

February 5, 2009 Comments

Ryan Richardson

It looks like Missouri Western’s choice architect firm has landed another major project on campus. Local firm Ellison-Auxier architects, INC., designers of Missouri Western’s Spratt Hall and clock tower, landed the coveted contract to design and provide construction oversight for the yet to be named practice facility and improvements to Spratt stadium. These additions are […]