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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

Are you ready for some football?! Western style

Spring practice for football kicked off on March 26, and I can’t help but be excited about some of the unknowns heading into the 2014 season. The Griffons finished last season with an 8-3 record, losing three of their last four games, all to conference foes. The team may be eager to get back on the field after a mediocre... 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

Turnovers too much to overcome for Griffons

It was a game of turnovers, and the team with the least ultimately prevailed. Emporia State came into Spratt Stadium with an undefeated record and left the stadium still perfect after a 35-30 win over the Griffons. Turnovers early in the game led to the Hornets jumping on the Griffons early. With three minutes left in the first quarter, quarterback... Read More