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Editorial: We finally ended our losing streaks

A new era began for Missouri Western Athletics on Halloween when Kurt McGuffin officially took over as Athletic Director, and his first week on the job couldn’t have gone any better. The Griffon Football team gave us all something to be proud of on Saturday when it beat rival No.3 Northwest Missouri State for the first time in eight years.... Read More

Griffons beat Bearcats

The fans rushed the field Saturday at Spratt Stadium as No. 25 Missouri Western defeated rival No. 3 Northwest Missouri State 31-28. “It was a hard-fought game,” coach Jerry Partridge said. “I didn’t feel like we had it won until the very end. We played as good as we could play.” The victory snaps an eight year losing streak for... Read More

Western Football hosts rival in big game Saturday

A huge crowd, two top 25 teams, playoff implications and a fierce rivalry make Saturday’s football game at Spratt Stadium big time as Missouri Western takes on Northwest Missouri State.   “It is our hated rival, and we are always amped up for this game,” safety Jack Long said. “It’s going to be an intense game, no matter what, every... Read More

Football dominates Homecoming game 45-7

Huge plays on offense and a lockdown defense allowed the Griffon football team to win big on homecoming against Truman State, 45-7. “We stepped up when we needed to step up,” coach Jerry Partridge said. “I thought it was just a solid start-to-finish victory.” Reggie Jordan scored the first two touchdowns for the Griffons. The first one came on a... Read More

Griffon kicker has a chance in NFL

Field goal kicker Greg Zuerlein is using his one season with the Griffons to turn himself into a legitimate pro prospect. “He is going to be in an NFL camp next fall,” coach Jerry Partridge said. “We have had a lot of NFL teams come through, and that’s the feedback that I’m getting,” When the University of Nebraska-Omaha announced it... Read More