Western Courier

Clark’s 23 can’t stop Summit leader

Garrick Hodge assistant sports editor

February 15, 2012

Filed under Sports

Oral Roberts got the last laugh - at least until the conference tournament.In the last regular-season Summit League men's basketball meeting between Western Illinois and Oral Roberts, the Golden Eagles surged past the Leatherneck...

Western senior golfers looking for happy ending

By Aaron Viner courier staff

February 10, 2012

Filed under Sports

Just like at the BushwoodCountry Club in the 1980 movie “Caddyshack,” the gophers have beencleared, the bad hats are on sale, and it’s time to cut loose onthe links — out west, at least.While the putting surfaces atthe Harry Muss...

‘No love’ for tennis

By Garrick Hodge assistant sports editor

February 10, 2012

Filed under Sports

  Valentine's Day is fast approaching, but the Western Illinois men's and women's tennis teams aren't interested in "love" this weekend. Both Leatherneck teams have started the season 0 - or love, in tennis lingo - and 2 in t...

Leathernecks defy pollsters

Garrick Hodge assistant sports editor

February 10, 2012

Filed under Sports

As the 2011-12 regular season in men's college basketball begins to wind to a close, the Summit League has seen a few teams unexpectedly emerge in the first division.Perhaps no team has been more of a surprise than Western Ill...

Coaches meet in revolving door

Garrick Hodge & Tom Loftus

February 8, 2012

Filed under Sports

The revolving door for Western Illinois football coaches keeps spinning.On Tuesday, the Leathernecks announced the signing of new defensive coordinator Brian Ward, while at the same time confirming that offensive coordinator D...

… and crushing

… and crushing

February 6, 2012

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