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Old faces out, new faces in for the new look football team

It was a challenging season for the Griffons this past fall. They are heading into next season with the possibility of having to rebuild at several positions. However, there are also some positions that look to be stacked and primed to improve from this past season. On defense, the linebacker is losing decorated player Yomi Alli, but have at least... Read More

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

Griffons blow big first half lead against Gorillas

After a 31-27 loss in Pittsburg, Kansas, Western drops to 3-2 on the season and have suffered a huge hit to their playoff chances. Early in the first half, it looked like a replay from the same match-up three years ago. The outcome proved to be different and heartbreaking for the Griffons as they fell 31-27 in Pittsburg. “Very frustrating,”... Read More

Going big for milestone touchdown

Saturday was a special day for Griffon athletics. Griffon football finally had their long-awaited debut on the new turf at Craig Field against Central Oklahoma. The first touchdown came from an unexpected source, however. Junior Daylon Harper is transitioning to defensive line after spending the last couple seasons on the offensive side of the ball. Despite serving as a defensive... Read More

Griffons bounce back with big win

The Missouri Western football team got their mojo back with a big win against Central Oklahoma with a 26-16 victory on Saturday afternoon at Craig Field. They accomplished it by going back to what the program was built on, a dominating rushing attack and a suffocating defense. “We got a good football team,” Griffon Coach Jerry Partridge said. “We still... Read More