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Missouri Western finds their man deep in the heart of Texas

The Missouri Western administration introduced the new head football coach for the Griffons Tuesday morning in the Griffon Indoor Sports Complex. Matt Williamson became the sixth head coach in the history of the program. Athletics Director Kurt McGuffin only interviewed one assistant coach in his search to replace Jerry Partridge. That one assistant was the man he hired to take... Read More

Western fires Jerry Partridge after 20 seasons as head coach

The Missouri Western athletics department fired head football coach Jerry Partridge, Thursday, Nov. 17. The athletics department administrators believed it was best for the football program to go in a different direction. Kurt McGuffin, director of athletics, points to the “decreasing in wins” as a main factor in Partridge’s termination, saying “we just felt like it was time for a... Read More

Will the Griffons be able to reverse their fortunes in 2017

Coaching college football can be so rewarding, and coaching college football can be so demoralizing. The Griffons just wrapped up a season in which they went 4-7 — their worst record since going 5-6 in 2004. The man who has run the football program at Missouri Western for 20 years now, even after one of his worst seasons in 12... Read More

Gorillas’ offense unstoppable at Spratt Stadium

The gorilla is known as a ground-dwelling animal, but Saturday they showed the ability to move on the ground and through the air against the Griffons. The Gorillas rolled into Spratt Stadium on Saturday afternoon and scored 55 points on the Griffons. A late rally from Western made the game close, but Pitt State dominated for most of it, winning... Read More

Griffons run over Northeastern

The Griffons ended their losing streak in a big way Saturday afternoon at Spratt Stadium. Western ended the streak by destroying the Northeastern State University Riverhawks 45-14. The Griffons improved to 3-2 on the season, but find themselves in sixth place in the MIAA. Missouri Western has rushed for 300 yards more than anyone else in the conference and that... Read More