Western Courier

A weekend full of WrestleMania

David Koier, Courier Staff

April 2, 2018

Filed under Sports

This article is about WrestleMania. Most of you reading this may stop reading after that first line. “WWE isn’t a real sport. Why is he putting WWE in the sports section of the newspaper?” It’s simple. WrestleMania is the larges...

The month of madness is coming to a close

Mat MCclanahan, Senior Staff

March 30, 2018

Filed under Sports

In a little over twenty-four hours, the climax of March Madness will be underway. “Final Four” is written at the top of every Division I basketball program’s goal sheet. The Final Four is nearly the epitome of success in...

Track ready to ride momentum

Brie Coder, Copy Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — After their first successful outdoor meet of the season last Saturday, the Western Illinois track and field teams are ready to keep the momentum going, as they take on the Southeast Missouri Redhawks at t...

It’s time to pay student-athletes

Becca Langys, Assistant Photo Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

As this school year continues to speed past us, it has come to my attention that more and more individuals have started to debate on whether or not collegiate athletes deserve to be paid for their participation in certain colle...

Hoping for a UConn upset in March

Devon Greene, Sports Editor

March 26, 2018

Filed under Sports

The University of Connecticut Huskies have dominated women’s basketball for what seems like eternity, so when March Madness rolls around, it hard to get excited for the women’s tournament when it feels like UConn is going to w...

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