Western Spreads Griffon Fever Through St. Joseph

Published 08/27 2011 09:40PM

Updated 09/01 2011 04:17PM

St. Joseph, MO--Missouri Western football won't open the season till Thursday, but the Griffons were using Saturday to promote their home opener on Sept. 4th.

Missouri Western players were scattered throughout St. Joseph retailer's, handing out tickets, posters, and autographs to the community.

The team's on-field focus is on the Gorillas. The Griffons will open the season at home against MIAA conference opponent Pitt State at 6pm. It's It's the first time Missouri Western's opened the season with an MIAA Conference opponent since 1990.

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