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Griffons gear up for Gorillas

Three years ago, Missouri Western went up to Pittsburg, Kansas and gave the Gorillas their worst loss of the season. With three players from that game currently in the NFL, no one knows what to expect this time around. Both teams are 3-1 headed into this meeting, with both having won their previous game. A few questions still need to be... Read More

Western prevails despite injuries

Without starting quarterback Skyler Windmiller or star wide receiver Dee Toliver, Missouri Western was still able to pull away from Lindenwood in the second half and cruise to a 34-14 victory. Sophomore quarterback T.J. LaFaver learned on Wednesday before the game that he would be the starter, as Windmiller was still dealing with effects from a concussion suffered last week.... Read More

Going big for milestone touchdown

Saturday was a special day for Griffon athletics. Griffon football finally had their long-awaited debut on the new turf at Craig Field against Central Oklahoma. The first touchdown came from an unexpected source, however. Junior Daylon Harper is transitioning to defensive line after spending the last couple seasons on the offensive side of the ball. Despite serving as a defensive... Read More

Griffons bounce back with big win

The Missouri Western football team got their mojo back with a big win against Central Oklahoma with a 26-16 victory on Saturday afternoon at Craig Field. They accomplished it by going back to what the program was built on, a dominating rushing attack and a suffocating defense. “We got a good football team,” Griffon Coach Jerry Partridge said. “We still... Read More

Griffons bring a familiar look into 2015

Strong defense, an elite running game and an experienced quarterback. That combination has worked before for Coach Jerry Partridge and the Griffons. In 2012, the backfield was led by Harlon Hill, trophy finalist and current Dallas Cowboy running back Michael Hill. In 2015, the Griffons have Raphael Spencer. During Hill’s junior year in 2011, the St. Joseph-native ran for 1,305... Read More