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Offense struggles in lose in Emporia

Western avoided their third shutout in the Jerry Partridge-era with a 19-yard Tanner Pettet field goal with just 28 seconds left. The Griffons fell 17-3 on Saturday in Emporia to the Hornets.Partridge said he was “disappointed” in the performance of the team. “We are not performing to the level that I think our program standard is set,” Partridge said. The... Read More

Western sneaks by Fort Hays State with big conference win

Survival. That is what it was all about for the Griffons in their 26-21 victory against Fort Hays State on Saturday in Spratt Stadium. The clock reads 0:01 in the fourth quarter. The Griffons hold a five-point lead. The two teams had run 150 total plays up to this moment and it all comes down to this play. The official... Read More

Griffons blow big first half lead against Gorillas

After a 31-27 loss in Pittsburg, Kansas, Western drops to 3-2 on the season and have suffered a huge hit to their playoff chances. Early in the first half, it looked like a replay from the same match-up three years ago. The outcome proved to be different and heartbreaking for the Griffons as they fell 31-27 in Pittsburg. “Very frustrating,”... 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