Western Courier

So close – and yet so fat – for volleyball

Tom Loftus Sports editor

November 2, 2011

Filed under Sports

Close battles - and heartbreaking losses - seem to be the rule rather than the exception this season for the Western Illinois volleyball team.Unfortunately for the Leathernecks, their matches last Friday and Saturday at Brophy...

Youngstown massacre

Garrick Hodge Assistant Sports Editor

October 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

Opposing running backs have haunted Western Illinois this season, toying with the Leathernecks like notorious gunslingers tormenting an unprotected Old West town. On Saturday, yet another elusive villain emerged.Jamaine Cook,...

Watson dazzles in Western debut

Aaron Viner Courier Staff

October 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

While Saturday's result against Youngstown State left little for Leatherneck football fans to be cheerful about, the future is bright for the Western Illinois backfield.The Leathernecks left Youngstown with a 56-14 loss and a 2...

Castel earns all-league cross country honors

Tom Loftus and Western Media Services

October 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

Sophomore Michael Castel's 10th-place finish led Western Illinois on Saturday at the Oral Roberts University-hosted Summit League Cross Country Championships. The meet was held in Tulsa, Okla.Castel ran a 25:31.20 in the men'...

Men’s soccer climbs the Summit

Tom Loftus Sports editor

October 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

Kansas City, Mo. is known for its mouth-watering slow-cooked barbecued meats. On Saturday evening, the Western Illinois men's soccer team took its time before spearing a victory that gave its fans something tasty to chew on: th...

Tschudin again sets the pace for Western golfers

Aaron Viner Courier Staff

October 28, 2011

Filed under Sports

Kristi Tschudin led the way for the Western Illinois women's golf team on Tuesday in its final competition of the fall season.The Leathernecks, competing at the Pat Bradley Invitational in Fort Meyers, Fla., hosted by Florida ...

Leathernecks, Penguins figure to score like crazy

Tom Loftus Sports editor

October 28, 2011

Filed under Sports

Children may become frightened, the faint of heart might want to make other plans and fans of low-scoring defensive battles might start screamingTouchdowns could come at a frightened fast pace in Saturday's Missouri Valley Fo...

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