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Women’s basketball seeks revenge against Oral Roberts

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

January 17, 2020

  Perhaps a revenge game is on the horizon, as the Golden Eagles of Oral Roberts University (7-10, 2-2) will make the trip to Western Hall on Saturday afternoon to take on the Western Illinois Leathernecks (9-9, 3-2). It...

Breaking down the NHL power rankings

Zach Remelius, Courier Staff

January 17, 2020

1. St. Louis Blues: The Blues have been dominant at home of recent and own the best record in the NHL. They will soon be getting back Colton Parayko and Sammy Blais while star forward Vladimir Tarasenko is still a couple month...

Luke Kuechly announces retirement at age 28

Josh Purnell, Courier Staff

January 17, 2020

Luke Kuechly, the middle linebacker of the Carolina Panthers, announced Tuesday night that he’s retiring from the NFL. He shared the news in a video that was posted on Carolina's Twitter page. In the video, he did not give ...

Taking a closer look at the AFC Championship

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

The No. 2 seed Kansas City Chiefs host the No. 6 seed Tennessee Titans on Sunday at Arrowhead. Both teams are coming off very emotional wins over the weekend, and are now one win away from the Super Bowl. The Titans almost di...

Packers look to get back to the Super Bowl after nine long years

David Koier, Courier Staff

January 15, 2020

  I remember it like it was yesterday, as do most fans of the Green Bay Packers. Jan. 18, 2015, the 2014-15 NFC Championship game. Though there have been many instances throughout history that have made me dislike ...

Men’s basketball looks to make it two in a row against Oral Roberts

Brendan Reidy, Courier Staff

January 15, 2020

  The Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks will host the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles tomorrow night. Western Illinois will be honoring Martin Luther King Jr. for MLK night partnered with the Multicultural Center. T...

LSU wins fourth National Championship

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

On Monday night, Louisiana State University won their fourth National Championship in school history with their 42-25 win over the defending National Champions the Clemson Tigers. LSU won the title in their home state, playin...

Looking at potential trades before deadline

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

January 15, 2020

This season the NBA has seen a few surprising standouts such as the Miami Heat with their hot blooded young talent making a run for the top of the Eastern Conference and the Dallas Mavericks with European talent leading the w...

Leathernecks fall after late push by Illinois State Redbirds

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

December 6, 2019

  NORMAL, Ill. — Western Illinois (4-5) (0-0) got off to a hot start, but the host Illinois State Redbirds (6-1) found their rhythm and kept it en route to a 78-65 victory over the Leathernecks at Normal’s Redbird Ar...

NXT rises above AEW in ratings after Survivor Series

David Koier, Courier Staff

December 6, 2019

  What a month November was in the world of professional wrestling. AEW is still going strong with its weekly Wednesday Night Dynamite. They put on their first pay-per-view (Full Gear) since launching their weekly show...

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