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Browns burn with Baker during MNF

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

October 9, 2019

When reality hits, it can feel like a building of bricks falling on top of your head. Some people and organizations operate in future predictions, expected sales and basically count their eggs before they hatch. Then when the...

Football loses conference opener against Missouri State in 3OT

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill. – The Western Illinois University football team (0-5) opened up their conference schedule at home against the Missouri State University Bears (1-3). The Leathernecks beat MSU last season 31-14 on the ...

Adjusted week 7 top 25

Zach Remelius, Courier Staff

October 7, 2019

No. 1 Ohio State: After dominating Michigan State, the Buckeyes clearly look like the best team in college football. Justin Fields is a bonafide Heisman candidate and the offense remains explosive. Where things have changed is the ...

Big impact games determines teams fate for CFP

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

October 7, 2019

Week six of the college football season saw some real head turners that put some programs on the map and forced others off. Let’s take a look at a few of the games that had the biggest impact. The game that had the biggest impac...

Women’s soccer continues winning ways; pick up fourth straight win and third straight shutout

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

October 7, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill. — It was a day for all sorts of streaks at Western Illinois University. To start, it was another game that needed to be relocated to the auxiliary field behind Brophy Hall due to recent weather, but ...

Football looks for first win against Missouri State at Homecoming game

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

October 4, 2019

  The Western Illinois University football team (0-4) will be looking for their first win of the season on Saturday when they take on the Missouri State University Bears (0-3). Western is coming off their bye week, l...

Chicago Cubs depart with Maddon after 5 Seasons

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

October 4, 2019

It was seemingly inevitable, but it became official before Sunday’s season finale. The Chicago Cubs and manager Joe Maddon have mutually agreed to part ways. This comes after much speculation of why the franchise wasn’t succ...

Khalil Mack excited to play former team in London

Josh Purnell, Courier Staff

October 4, 2019

Khalil Mack was drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the fifth pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Mack had immediate impact on the team and his accomplishments showed that. Mack started all 64 games over four seasons. He had 40.5 sack...

Volleyball continues conference play with double header in North Dakota

David Koier, Courier Staff

October 4, 2019

  The Western Illinois University Volleyball team (4-11, 1-1) will not be at home for Homecoming weekend. Instead, the team travels throughout the state of North Dakota to face both the Fighting Hawks of North Dakot...

Women’s soccer shuts out Chicago State; looks forward to start of Summit League play

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

October 2, 2019

    The Women’s soccer team will open up Conference play starting this week against Omaha. After a long non-conference schedule, the team has a 4-5-1 record, their best record before Summit League play since 20...

NHL Western Conference season preview

Zach Remelius, Courier Staff

October 2, 2019

  CENTRAL DIVISION No. 1 St. Louis Blues: The defending Stanley Cup Champions are set to make another run at a title after singing “Gloria” all summer long. Basically everyone returns (except for Patrick Maroon) and th...

Is this the beginning of a new “Wednesday Night War?”

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

It’s no secret that the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) has dominated the pro wrestling scene for over a decade with no real “competition.” Small independent companies have always been around, but that’s all they’ve...

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