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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

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

Griffons ready for matchup against Bronchos

With one win under their belt already, the Griffons looks to improve to 2-0 for the third consecutive year, when they match up against the Bronchos of Central Oklahoma on Saturday night. Last week, Western escaped the Mules of Central Missouri in a game that saw the Griffons pull away with a 10-9 victory. After a display of inconsistent quarterback... Read More

Column: LaFaver, the new signal caller

With Travis Partridge taking snaps in Canada, he left a hole in one of the most important positions on the football field. The Griffons went into the summer with a couple of uncertainties, and Partridge’s replacement was one of the biggest. Quarterbacks TJ LaFaver, Skyler Windmiller, and Nate Wilson have been battling for the top spot since spring practice. Head... Read More