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Griffons shutout Lopers

November 12, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The Griffons’ offense has struggled to find rhythm this year, but against Nebraska-Kearney, Western offense was playing with confidence. Their 55 points was the most points they put up all season and defense finished the game off with their second shutout of the year. Running back Raphael Spencer felt the offense came ready to play […]

Western gets set for finale

November 12, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

The Griffons will miss the playoffs for the second time in a row, but conference foe Missouri Southern is still left on their schedule. Since 2010, the series is tied at two, with Southern coming to Spratt as underdogs handing Western their only regular season loss of the 2012 season. A year ago, Western traveled […]

Women basketball prime for a championship push

November 12, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Basketball season has return and both teams have kicked their exhibition games off against their respective opponents. Although I am excited about the men and their season, I am interested in how this whole Edmisson experiment will work out. What’s the Edmisson experiment? Well, it’s just something I came up with to explain his recruiting […]

Get on the soccer bandwagon

October 29, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Two years ago, I joined the Griffon News sports desk. Covering Western soccer was my assigned beat. I went to every home game and kept up online when they were on the road. I remember watching Abby Widrig kick one from 40 yards out to win it and I remember watching a double overtime loss […]

The rivalry continues: 36th meeting

October 29, 2014 Comments

Albert Shelby

Last time the Griffons were in Maryville to play the Bearcats, they walked away with bragging rights for the year after a 21-20 victory. Before then, it had been 11 years since Western walked into Maryville and ultimately came away with a 37-30 win against Northwest. The win in 2012 was short lived. The following […]

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