Western Courier

Leathernecks edged out 23-14 by Montana State in home-opener

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University Leathernecks (0-3) hosted the 10th ranked team in the nation, Montana State University Bobcats (2-1). The Bobcats 23-14 win earned them their second win in as many years a...

Why the Blues have the ability to repeat

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

  Is it October yet? It’s been the shortest offseason ever as a Blues fan, but it’s still gone by so slow. While it was fun watching the parade go down Market Street in downtown St. Louis and the players taking t...

Leathernecks to bounce back against Bobcats in home-opener

Josh Purnell, Courier Staff

September 13, 2019

The Western Illinois University football team will have their first home game of the season tomorrow afternoon at Hanson Field against Montana State University at 3 p.m. This will be Western’s third matchup against Montana Stat...

Reranking College Football top 25

Zach Remelius, Courier Staff

September 13, 2019

No. 1 Clemson: They didn’t dominate Texas A&M like most thought they could, but a 24-10 win is nothing to sneeze at. The defense looked scary good, shutting down the Aggie run game and pressuring Kellen Mond, forcing him in...

Volleyball believes record doesn’t reflect their gameplay

Becca Langys, Photo Editor

September 13, 2019

  DAYTON, Ohio — The Western Illinois women’s volleyball team is headed to the Wright State Invitational in Dayton for their third tournament appearance of the season. The Leathernecks are scheduled to play in th...

Women’s soccer faces tough weekend road trip against UWM and ISU

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

September 11, 2019

  After a two-game home stand for the Western Illinois University women’s soccer team, they fall to 2-2-1 on the season. The team beat the University of Illinois-Chicago Flames 2-1 with a brace from sophomore forward Amy Andrews...

From nightmare to euphoria

Devon Greene, Editor-in-chief

September 11, 2019

On Monday night, the New Orleans Saints made their triumphant return to the Superdome after the heist of the century that took place last January. Saints fans showed out early showing up to the stadium dressed in referee gear...

MLB playoff races heat up before October

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

September 11, 2019

Football may be dominating the sports world headlines, but the race for the playoffs in the MLB is still going. With the closing stretch happening, some teams need to find a groove (and some luck) if they want to continue play...

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