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Western fires Jerry Partridge after 20 seasons as head coach

The Missouri Western athletics department fired head football coach Jerry Partridge, Thursday, Nov. 17. The athletics department administrators believed it was best for the football program to go in a different direction. Kurt McGuffin, director of athletics, points to the "decreasing in wins" as a main factor in Partridge's termination, saying "we just felt like it was time for a... Read More

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

Griffons’ volleyball struggles at the Fieldhouse

The Griffon volleyball team took to the court Friday Nov. 4 and Saturday Nov. 5 against Fort Hays and the University of Nebraska-Kearney, respectively. During the Friday game, the first set saw the Griffons take an early lead against the FHSU Tigers. “Our season has had some ups and downs this year,” senior Blair Russell said. “We have seen some... 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 volleyball spiked at home

The women’s volleyball team lost both of its matches this past weekend at the MWSU Fieldhouse. They played Emporia State Friday, Oct. 14 and then no. 14 Washburn University Saturday, Oct. 15. The two losses send the Griffons to 3-5 at home and 12-9 for the season. Match 1 Missouri Western lost its homecoming game to Emporia State in five... Read More