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Western Courier

A tribute to Brock Lesnar’s UFC career

Brie Coder

March 1

Filed under Sports

On, Feb. 14, the “Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar informed fans that he was hanging up his fighting gloves and retiring from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Lesnar began his career in the UFC on Feb. 2, 2008. With five...

Baseball falls in a weekend triple-header

Mat McClanahan

March 1

Filed under Sports

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Western Illinois baseball had a tough weekend after dropping three straight games to Southeast Missouri State over the weekend. After the tough outing against the Redhawks, the Leathernecks’ record has...

Women’s hoops prepare for Summit tournament

Campbell Atkins

March 1

Filed under Showcase, Sports

MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois women’s basketball team was back at practice Tuesday for the first time since winning the Summit League regular season title outright against South Dakota. They will take on the bottom-seeded...

Western track finishes fifth at indoor conference meet

February 27

Filed under Sports

BROOKINGS, S.D. — The Western Illinois track and field team wrapped up the 2017 indoor campaign at The Summit League Championships on Saturday, Feb. 25. Both the men and the women’s squads recorded fifth-place finishes....

Campbell Atkins

February 27

Filed under Sports

MACOMB, Ill. — Win it outright. That’s what was on everyone’s mind at Western Hall on Saturday before the women’s basketball team (23-6, 13-3) claimed sole possession of the Summit League regular season championship for the first...

Track sets the bar high for final indoor meet

Brie Coder

February 27

Filed under Sports

This weekend will be the second-to-last indoor conference meet that the Western Illinois track and field teams will be participating in. The team will be heading down to Brookings, South Dakota to attend the Summit League Championships....

ACC leads the charge to March Madness tournament

Campbell Atkins

February 22

Filed under Sports

The regular season is coming to an end for all levels of college basketball and March Madness is right around the corner. Many teams are scrambling to improve their resumes to earn a top seed in the tournament while others are de...

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