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Griffons defense delivers, upset No. 12 Central Missouri

David Bass pulled his defense together to start Missouri Western’s second football game of the season Saturday night, and everybody stuck with him. Bass had four sacks and tied the Griffon’s single-game sack record as Western  upset No. 12 ranked Central Missouri 23-6 Saturday at Spratt Stadium. The Mules had no answer for Western’s pass rush, as the team combined for seven sacks and forced... Read More

Gorillas down Griffons in lopsided game

Penalties, sacks, chaos: it wasn’t pretty. Missouri Western dropped its season opener against MIAA opponent Pittsburg State Thursday night at Spratt Stadium 34-7. Western’s defense was unable to control the Gorilla’s pistol offense, which controlled the game from beginning to end. It was supposed to be a coming out party for sophomore quarterback Travis Partridge. This game was supposed to prove that Western belonged... Read More

Western’s football season kicks off tonight

Missouri Western football kicks off their 2011 season tonight, Thursday Sept.1, against Pittsburg State. Western looks to climb their way back into playoff contention, where they have not found much success. Tonight will be the first time Western begins the season against an MIAA opponent in over 10 years. This has given both teams plenty of motivation to begin the... Read More