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Western Courier

Campbell Atkins

February 27, 2017

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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, 2017

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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, 2017

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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...

Swimmers make a splash in the Summit

February 22, 2017

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Western Illinois swimming and diving teams more top- 10 times Saturday (Feb. 18) at The Summit League Championships in Indianapolis. The Leatherneck men concluded the four-day meet by finishing fifth with...

Multiple top finishes for Leathernecks in Champaign

Brie Coder

February 22, 2017

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The men and women’s track and field continued their record-breaking streak at the Orange and Blue invitational last Saturday in Champaign, Ill. The highlight at the invitational was freshman Malachi Adams...

Baseball opens year with tough matchups in Starkville

February 20, 2017

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STARKVILLE, Miss. — The Western Illinois baseball team shook off the rust and got back out on the diamond over the weekend. The Leathernecks were plagued by miscues and dropped all four contests over the weekend, two to the Te...

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