Western Courier

No Leatherneck love

Tom Loftus and Western Media

October 14, 2011

Filed under Sports

Oral Roberts University received 27 of 32 first-place votes and 473 points to earn the favorite's role to win the 2011-12 Summit League men's basketball championship. The poll was conducted by the Summit League, which surveye...

D-FENSE! Western ready for Sycamores

Tom Loftus Sports Editor

October 14, 2011

Filed under Sports

If Western Illinois is able to contain high-powered running back Shakir Bell and the Indiana State Sycamores on Saturday, there's little doubt that the Leathernecks' defense will have played a major role. Two Saturdays ago, We...

Volleyball looks to rebound

Tom Loftus Sports editor

October 14, 2011

Filed under Sports

Climbing back into contention for one of the four Summit League playoff spots is foremost on the minds of players on Western Illinois' volleyball team right now, and this weekend will provide the Leathernecks with a chance to make a si...

Ventura: untested hire

Garrick Hodge assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2011

Filed under Sports

After three consecutive disappointing seasons, the Chicago White Sox felt it was time for a managerial change. Ozzie Guillen - who managed the White Sox for eight years, and won the franchise's first championship in 88 years - w...

Losses don’t faze Western

Tom Loftus Sports editor

October 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

Swimming and diving - like gymnastics, wrestling and track and field - is a sport in which its team members compete separately, for the most part, not together.Even more atypical is the fact that swimming and diving coaches t...

Women‘s golfers third after Day One

Western Media Services

October 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

After Day One of the Western Illinois Autumn Invitational women's golf tournament at Harry Mussatto Golf Course, Alexa Arent and "Team Purple" are making their mark.The host Leathernecks split their squad into two parts, Team Purple...

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