Western Courier

Tennis takes on Mizzou Tigers

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

January 18, 2019

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MACOMB, Ill. – The Western Illinois University women’s tennis team was supposed to kick off their spring season this Saturday against the University of Missouri Tigers, but it has been postponed due to incoming inc...

Kyler Murray declares for the NFL

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

January 18, 2019

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By now you’ve heard the name Kyler Murray. Currently one of the hottest names in all of sports, the budding phenom quarterback took the college football world by storm this season, shattering multiple records on his way to b...

Leathernecks host first place Mastodons

January 18, 2019

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Macomb, Ill. — The Western Illinois University men’s basketball team is set to take the Purdue Fort Wayne University Mastodons. The Mastodons come into the game with a 12-8 record and 4-1 in Summit League play, ...

Swimming comes back strong from break

Brie Coder, Copy Editor

January 16, 2019

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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — After getting a head start last weekend against South Dakota, Saint Louis and Eastern Illinois, the Western Illinois men and women’s swim and diving teams are back and more ready than ever to...

Wishing upon a star in the MLB

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

January 16, 2019

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As we look past the holiday season that was, we are now left yearning for the dead, frozen ground around us to transform into a spring paradise full of life. Meanwhile, executives of Major League Baseball are hoping th...

Women’s basketball looks to break even

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

January 16, 2019

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While many of their fellow students traveled home for the holidays, the Leatherneck women’s basketball team stayed busy. Coming into winter break, the Purple and Gold managed a respectable 5-6 record, looking to climb the Sum...

Men’s hoops heads home to face EIU

David Koier, Courier Staff

December 7, 2018

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MACOMB, Ill. — After a two-game road trip, the Western Illinois Leatherneck men’s basketball team travels back to Macomb. This Friday, the Purple and Gold face off against the 4-4 Panthers of Eastern Illinois University. ...

Western track teams begin indoor slate

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

December 7, 2018

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CHARLETSON, Ill.—This Friday, the Western Illinois Leatherneck track teams will compete in their first meet of the indoor season when they head to Charleston for the Early Bird Opener. They’ll go head-to-head against the Eas...

Big week for St. Louis sports

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

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you an article saying why it’s time to panic if you’re a St. Louis sports fan, and it still is to an extent, but we did get some good news all throughout the week. Depending on your stance, the biggest news of the week wa...

Necks come out on top in a nail-biter

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

December 5, 2018

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MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois University women’s basketball team took on Austin Peay over the weekend to close out their two-game home stretch. The Leathernecks came out on top 77-72 and now have a 3-5 record. The ...

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