Western Courier

Traditional powers aim for Final Four

Aaron Viner Courier staff

November 9, 2011

Filed under Sports

Destination: New Orleans. Departure date: March 13, 2012. Passenger list: reserved for some traditional college basketball powerhouses, who will be aiming for the bayou with a full head of steam.The spotlight during March Mad...

Irish have a head of steam

Garrick Hodge assistant sports editor

November 9, 2011

Filed under Sports

Every college basketball team hopes that it can end its season by punching a one-way ticket to the Promised Land, which this season happens to be New Orleans, La.Teams from the Midwest are no different; many have legitimate shots...

First-set win not enough

Western Media Services and Tom Loftus

November 7, 2011

Filed under Sports

The excitement of capturing a marathon first-set victory gave way to the frustration of dropping another close Summit League match for the Western Illinois women's volleyball team Saturday night.After winning the first set 29-27...

Western may need National Guard to protect Reardon

Tom Loftus sports editor

November 7, 2011

Filed under Sports

It's not that the Western Illinois offensive line doesn't hit hard, or try its best to protect its quarterback. Center Jordan Valle, guards Jeff Lindsey and Andrew Robiskie, and tackles Sam Kachanuk and Kyle Caldwell would probab...

Fresh jams

Fresh jams

November 4, 2011

Hockey only happy with sweeps

Sarah Tomkinson Courier Staff

November 4, 2011

Filed under Sports

It takes more than one victory per weekend to satisfy Western Illinois Hockey Club President Mitch Stevens.Western (5-3), which plays Robert Morris University at 7:15 p.m. tonight and Saturday night at the Nelson Center in Springf...

Another Ryan shutout locks Leathernecks win

Garrick Hodge assistant sports editor

November 4, 2011

Filed under Sports

A player who scores on Andy Ryan should keep the ball. It doesn't happen very often.The Western Illinois goalkeeper picked up his eighth shutout of the season on Tuesday as the Leathernecks (10-5-1) blanked non-conference foe ...

Watson bursts onto scene

Tom Loftus sports editor

November 4, 2011

Filed under Sports

As if losing 56-14 last Saturday to Missouri Valley Football Conference rival Youngstown State wasn't enough, two key members of the Western Illinois football team came away with more than their pride injured.Backup quarterback Wi...

LEATHERNECK FOR LIFE

LEATHERNECK FOR LIFE

November 2, 2011

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