Western Courier

Predicting NBA Playoff teams

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

October 26, 2018

Filed under Sports

Second week into the NBA and we have seen a UFC style fight, multiple overtime buzzer beaters and of course social media pettiness. With such a short time to analyze the NBA season, that means it is time to overreact and make end ...

Soccer says goodbye to their seniors

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

October 24, 2018

Filed under Sports

MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois women’s soccer team took on the Denver University Pioneers with playoff hopes on the line. The Purple and Gold fell by a score of 3-0 this past Sunday. At 3-11-1 (0-5 in conference) the ...

College Football Playoff race heating up

Christopher Bean, Sports Writer

October 24, 2018

Filed under Sports

It’s Oct. 24 and that means in six days the first College Football Playoff rankings will come out in the 2018 season. Since the 2014-2015 season, college football has moved to this format moving on from the BCS rankings. Be...

Soccer drops down the Summit standings

Bradley Piros, Assistant Sports Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Sports

DENVER — The Western Illinois University men’s soccer team traveled west to take on the University of Denver Pioneers in a Summit League matchup. They dropped the match 4-0 under the lights in a chilly night game. This b...

Looking at the future of Chicago Cubs baseball

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

October 22, 2018

Filed under Sports

As October inched closer again this year, Cubs fans around the globe prepared themselves for what was likely to be another encouraging playoff run. In late September, the Cubs had a sizeable lead on the Milwaukee Brewers for t...

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