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His dream came true

Travis Partridge walked into the press conference and sat in the corner by himself. He put his head down and let his emotions clear. The sophomore quarterback had just pulled off one of the greatest upsets in Missouri Western football history. Down at the half, Partridge led a turnover-free game, and pulled his team together when it needed him to;... 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

Safeties save baby and garner national attention

Two local Missouri Western football players captured the heart of the nation over this past week. Griffon co-captains and starting safeties Jack Long and Shane Simpson have been in the national spotlight since saving the life of a young boy days before the Griffon’s home opener. 17-month-old Liam Snook was accidentally locked in a hot car and was suffering from... Read More