Archive for Sports

Cheer squad deserves R-E-S-P-E-C-T

September 2, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Being on the Griffon cheer squad takes a unique set of athletic talent that few people possess. The squad has practices during the summer, the school year and is always cheering at the different sporting events whether the are Griffons dominating the other team or struggling against an opponent. They are athletes, on scholarship, supporting […]

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 […]

Griffon volleyball set high standards

August 29, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

The Griffons is entering the 2014 season ranked sixth in the MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll after a winning 2013 season. Western ended the season with a 16-15 overall record and a 9-7 record in MIAA play. This is the first time the Griffons had a record over .500 since 2006 and they recorded the best MIAA record […]

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 […]

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