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Northwest preview: Defense to lead

There are many questions pending for the Griffons heading into their rivalry week. According to Griffon Coach Jerry Partridge, one spot where the Griffons are very confident is in their defense. “Every week we ask our defense to shut them out,” Partridge said. They are veteran-laden and can boost All-MIAA level players at all levels of the defense. For the... Read More

Western prevails despite injuries

Without starting quarterback Skyler Windmiller or star wide receiver Dee Toliver, Missouri Western was still able to pull away from Lindenwood in the second half and cruise to a 34-14 victory. Sophomore quarterback T.J. LaFaver learned on Wednesday before the game that he would be the starter, as Windmiller was still dealing with effects from a concussion suffered last week.... Read More

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

Recruiting class highlighted by lineman’s past mistake

Kevin Hart always wanted to play Division I football. The Nevada native wanted to so badly that he staged a fake press conference four years ago and falsely stated he was going to California to play for the Bears. The 6-foot-4 offensively lineman soon met his fate. He was humiliated on national television, and was called a phony and a... Read More