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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

Gorillas’ offense unstoppable at Spratt Stadium

The gorilla is known as a ground-dwelling animal, but Saturday they showed the ability to move on the ground and through the air against the Griffons. The Gorillas rolled into Spratt Stadium on Saturday afternoon and scored 55 points on the Griffons. A late rally from Western made the game close, but Pitt State dominated for most of it, winning... Read More

Griffons run over Northeastern

The Griffons ended their losing streak in a big way Saturday afternoon at Spratt Stadium. Western ended the streak by destroying the Northeastern State University Riverhawks 45-14. The Griffons improved to 3-2 on the season, but find themselves in sixth place in the MIAA. Missouri Western has rushed for 300 yards more than anyone else in the conference and that... Read More

Western taking the concussion protocols seriously

With Will Smith popping up on your television almost twice a day, I am sure you are aware of the rising concern of concussions in sports. Recent incidents around the country have forced the NCAA and other organizations to take a strong approach towards the protocols when dealing with a concussed athlete. Some of those same protocols have been followed... Read More

Old faces out, new faces in for the new look football team

It was a challenging season for the Griffons this past fall. They are heading into next season with the possibility of having to rebuild at several positions. However, there are also some positions that look to be stacked and primed to improve from this past season. On defense, the linebacker is losing decorated player Yomi Alli, but have at least... Read More