Category: Sports

The first half of the Griffons’ season has been a rollercoaster as Western tried to find consistency. Although they made their way to five wins, the fastest in program history, they are not satisfied with where their record currently stands. Western sits at 6-4-1 on the season, but holds a subpar 2-3-1 record in conference play. “We…

‘The godfather of Missouri Western athletics’

[caption id="attachment_25575" align="alignnone" width="300"] Charlie Burri and his wife Patti attend Missouri Western’s home football game against Fort Hays State at Spratt Stadium. Zack Papennberg | Photo Editor[/caption] Respect. There is an old phrase that ‘respect is not given, respect is earned.’ Few people have earned the type of respect among their peers at Missouri…

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…

Andrews’ sense for the game

[caption id="attachment_25419" align="alignnone" width="300"] Sydney Andrews approaches ball during Friday’s win over Missouri Southern. Zack Papenburg | Photo Editor[/caption] The Griffons are off to one of their best starts in program history, and Sydney Andrews has played a pivotal role engineering that start. Plus, she is doing it all with a hearing disability. Soccer is a sport were…