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Look out for early NBA MVP favorites

Preston Bubb, Courier Staff

December 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

We have seen the rise of many stars to begin the 2017-2018 season, Philadelphia 76er Joel Embiid, Minnesota Timberwolf Karl Anthony Towns and Milwaukee Buck Giannis Antetokounmpo are just a few of them. Many veterans have also ...

US men’s soccer reflects on big loss

Haley Richards, Courier Staff

December 6, 2017

Filed under Sports

This year has been a strange one in the world of soccer, starting with the U.S. Men’s National team not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. A loss from Trinidad and Tobago back in October meant the World Cup wouldn’t featu...

Women’s basketball continues to win

Bradley Piros, Courier Staff

December 6, 2017

Filed under Sports

MACOMB Ill.- The Western Illinois University women’s basketball program just came off of a dominant 122-40 win over Illinois College, and was looking to take that momentum heading into their matchup against the William Woods Univ...

“Thank you for everything”

Devon Greene, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior wide receiver Jaelon Acklin’s time in a Western Illinois University Leatherneck uniform was nothing short of tumultuous. Acklin’s first three years were underwhelming as he only caught a total of 21 passes and two ...

Leathernecks flop against Bulldogs

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

December 4, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Saturday, the Western Illinois University swimming and diving team had some successful laps but not enough for the overall win during their dual meet against the Truman State Bulldogs at Brophy Hall, with final scores being ...

Necks fall prey to RedHawks

Becca Langys, Courier Staff

December 4, 2017

Filed under Sports

MACOMB Ill.— The Western Illinois University men’s basketball team (5-2) took their second loss of the season in an exciting, double-overtime matchup against the Miami University RedHawks (5-3), coming up short by three point...

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