Western Courier

Men’s hoops heads home to face EIU

David Koier, Courier Staff

December 7, 2018

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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 ...

Making sense of the NBA’s nonsense

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

December 3, 2018

Filed under Sports

Through 22 games, the NBA is out of control. Up is down, right is left and nothing makes sense anymore. The wild roller coaster of the NBA is full of twists and turns so far, so let’s take a minute to map it all out. First o...

Leathernecks beat down Cougars

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

November 30, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Illinois University took on the Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville Cougars on Wednesday night and got their first Division I win at home. The Leathernecks dominated both halves and won with 83-58. As Western closes in...

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