Western Courier

Manziel released from Alouettes

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

March 1, 2019

Johnny “Football” Manziel is back in the news. On Wednesday, the Montreal Alouettes released Manziel from the team. Since the Alouettes have contract rights on Manziel for the next two seasons, the former Heisman winner is now...

Men’s basketball look to continue winning ways

Titus Perez, Courier Staff

February 27, 2019

DENVER — This past Saturday marked the first win of the month for the Western Illinois University Leathernecks (9-18, 4-10 Summit) defeating Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles (10-20, 6-9 Summit) on senior night. The win for...

Baseball win series against RedHawks

David Koier, Courier Staff

February 27, 2019

The Western Illinois Leathernecks baseball team have made some improvements in the win column, as the team won their series this weekend against the RedHawks of Southeast Missouri State. The Leathernecks, who were winless going...

March Madness is almost here

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

It’s Feb. 27, and that means we’re two days away from the greatest month of the year: March. Not only does winter end, but we get to witness the greatest three weeks of the year: March Madness, the perfect name for it. When ...

Greg Naumann named coach of the year

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

February 25, 2019

At the most crucial point of the season, they delivered. This year’s Summit League Championships turned out to be a memorable one for the Western Illinois swimming and diving teams, smashing multiple school records and bringing ...

NBA playoff and MVP race heats up

Titus Perez, Courier Staff

February 25, 2019

The All-Star break has passed in the NBA, and for me that only means one thing; real basketball games are about to commence. It’s no secret that NBA players play their best basketball after the All-Star break. For some, the...

Women’s tennis swept by Bradley University Braves

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

PEORIA, Ill. – The Western Illinois University women’s tennis team traveled to take on the Bradley University Braves on Saturday. They were swept 4-0, with most of the matches not being finished. The Leathernecks were heading into ...

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