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Griffons delivers a blow out on family weekend

The Griffons improve to 2-0 Saturday night after a 63-3 routing of the Missouri S&T Miners. The Miners made it a competitive game in the beginning of the first quarter, but it became apparent that the undersized Miners would fall short. Western’s defense played a dominant game and the defensive line followed up with a dominant performance in the trenches.... Read More

Bass hopes to follow his brother’s footsteps; add to legacy

Being the younger brother of a Pro football player can come with added attention and also pressure to be as good as or better than your older brother. Freshman Darrian Bass said that he won’t shy away from the attention, nor be fazed by the pressure. He actually embraces it. David Bass is the all-time leader in sacks in Missouri... Read More

Griffons look to improve in home opener; Former OC returns to Spratt

After escaping Warrensburg with a win last Thursday, the Griffons have their minds set on improving from the last game as they prepare for their home opener against Missouri S&T Sept. 14. “We got those first game jitters out,” linebacker Yomi Ali said. “We are a pretty young team but we have a lot to prove. Especially after what we... Read More

MIAA Champions aim to claim first ever home playoff victory

No. 3 Western (10-1) is set to take on No. 6 Minnesota-Duluth (10-1) this Saturday in the second ever home playoff game. Western hopes to claim their first home playoff victory in the program history this Saturday as they take on the Bulldogs. Last season, the Griffons were handed a heartbreaking loss in the first home playoff game to rival... Read More

Shane Simpson: Safety on the field, daddy at home

A 4-foot tall, curly-haired 3-year old yells loudly from the stands of Spratt Stadium. She cheers, jumps up and down and screams as her big, brown eyes zoom in one particular football player: No. 7. She’s his biggest fan. As he quickly sprints along the field and attempts to tackle anyone who stands in his way, the little girl yells... Read More