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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

Men’s basketball hopes to rebound in 2016-2017 season

The Griffon basketball team hopes that they can improve on last season’s poor regular season and build off a strong finish in the regular season and their upset in the MIAA tournament. Western finished 11th in the MIAA with a 12-18 record. Head coach Brett Weiberg has been pleased with the effort he has seen over the off-season. “Every one... 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

Griffons’ volleyball struggles at the Fieldhouse

The Griffon volleyball team took to the court Friday Nov. 4 and Saturday Nov. 5 against Fort Hays and the University of Nebraska-Kearney, respectively. During the Friday game, the first set saw the Griffons take an early lead against the FHSU Tigers. “Our season has had some ups and downs this year,” senior Blair Russell said. “We have seen some... Read More