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Jordan prepares to take aim at NFL dream

For many college students with only one semester to go before graduation, the dreaded ‘senioritis’ is kicking in right about now. You don’t want to do anything you’ve been grinding now your whole college career and now you just want to finish out with a nice, laid-back, easy semester before embarking on a career. For most, that is an option... Read More

Griffons snap losing streak against Ichabods

The Griffons keep their playoffs hopes alive after beating Washburn 34-31 in Topeka, Kan. The win ends a two game losing skid for Western and Running back Raphael Spencer was a huge factor. Travis partridge threw the first touchdown of the game when he hooked up with wideout Derek Libby on a 2-yard pass. Western suffered some misfortune on special... Read More

Griffons try to bounce back against Emporia

After suffering their first loss of the season to Pitt State last week, the Griffons will try to bounce back against another conference foe. Emporia State University will visit Spratt Stadium in hopes of continuing the winning streak they are currently on. The No.14 Hornets are a perfect 7-0, and have been one of the surprise teams in the MIAA... Read More

From Zurlein to Schmiemeier

His story is as unique as his last name. John Schmiemeier was going into the year battling for the starting kicker position with Taylor Anderson. After Anderson went down with an injury, Schmiemeier took the starting job as kicker and has worked out well for the Griffons. Schmiemeier has been at Western since 2010 and has been patiently waiting for his... Read More