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Five games in, one game out

Five games in, the Griffons have played two ranked opponents, two road games and two undefeated teams. Baffling? Well, sitting at 3-2 at this point, Missouri Western is right where it supposed to be. Factor in two season-ending injuries – T.J. Fannin and Marcus Thompson – how should Western fare in the second half of the season? Although Jerry Partridge said he would... Read More

Western defeats Southern 35-23

Missouri Western defeated Missouri Southern 35-23 Saturday in Joplin, Mo. Western (3-2) fell behind early, after Southern (1-3) scored on a 1-yard-touchdown run by Steven Sumpter. Western’s Greg Zuerlein connected on three straight field goal attempts on the next three drives, including a Western record 57-yard try, breaking the previous record of 54. Zuerlein tied a school record with five field goals.... Read More

Washburn overcomes slow 1st half to beat Griffons

Jerry Partridge said his team has played well in the second half all year. But when Missouri Western stepped on the field Thursday at Yager Stadium, the Griffons didn’t deliver that same achievement. Western was up by three at halftime but let the lead squander away as they lost 41-20. “They had big conversion plays ,” Partridge... Read More