Western Courier

New year, new result?

New year, new result?

August 23, 2012

Western building up ‘arms race’

Garrick Hodge sports editor

August 23, 2012

Filed under Sports

Since spring, one major question has surrounded Western Illinois football: Who’s going to take the snaps under center? With less than two weeks to go before Western opens the season on Aug. 30 against Butler, the Leathernecks sti...

Flogaites: Kappel working like an animal

Garrick Hodge sports editor

August 23, 2012

Filed under Sports

It may be wise to avoid bringing up where the Western Illinois women’s soccer team is ranked in the preseason when talking to newly appointed coach Ted Flogaites, or to the rest of the team, for that matter. The Leathernecks are pi...

Swim team adds three

Alex Rieger and Western Illinois Media Services contributed to this report

May 4, 2012

Filed under Sports

Western Illinois swimming and diving head coach Greg Naumann announced that an additional three signees will join the 2012-13 recruiting class as freshmen in the fall. New swimmers Abby Hansen, Shawn Farrar and Dylon Rykosky b...

They said what?

Alex Rieger

May 4, 2012

Filed under Sports

Sometimes, professional athletes say things that stick with sports fans for years to come. Sometimes, they are profound and full of inspiration, and sometimes, they just say really dumb things. In the heat of the moment or after a lon...

Weirdest sports injuries

Alex Rieger assistant sports editor

May 2, 2012

Filed under Sports

Add Amare Stoudemire’s latest scuffle with a fire extinguisher following the New York Knicks’ loss to the Miami Heat in Game Two to the list of the weirdest sports injuries off all time.   Stoudemire lacerated his left h...

Sweet home Chicago

Sweet home Chicago

April 30, 2012

Crump fit for Chicago?

Alex Rieger

April 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad once said, “Chicago is where wide receivers go to die.”Chicago hasn’t sent a wide receiver to the Pro Bowl since Marty Booker in 2002. Former Pro Bowler receiver Roy Willi...

Leathernecks‘ missing “Link?”

Alex Rieger assistant sports editor

April 27, 2012

Filed under Sports

Western Illinois University men’s basketball head coach Jim Molinari is looking forward to seeing former Region IX champion Adam Link in a Leatherneck uniform.“We are extremely excited about adding Adam Link to our basket...

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