Western Courier

Winners and losers from the 2019 NFL Draft

Brendan Reidy, Sports Writer

April 29, 2019

Filed under Sports

The NFL Draft is a special time for football fans all across the world. What makes it so special is seeing the future players in the league find where they will begin their promising careers. The draft has seven rounds and a to...

Men’s golf to take on Summit League Championships

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

April 29, 2019

Filed under Sports

As the academic school year inches closer to its conclusion, the Western Illinois men’s golf season has done the same. The Purple and Gold will take the course one last time this season beginning on April 28 as they head to Ne...

Baseball looks to bounce back after 15-2 loss to SIU-E

Taylor Jordan, Courier Staff

April 26, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

MACOMB, III. — Western Illinois and SIU-E entered Tuesday’s baseball game with matching records, each looking for their 16th victory. The Cougars ended up clenching the game 15-2 against the Leathernecks. SIU-E have won ...

Leathernecks come in ninth at Summit League Championships

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

April 26, 2019

Filed under Sports

  On Sunday, the Western Illinois women’s golf team battled for the grand prize at The Summit League Championships in the opening round of their last event of the 2019 spring season. The Leathernecks wanted to make...

Predicting the 2019 NBA Awards

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

April 26, 2019

Filed under Sports

As the first round of the playoffs begin to wrap up, we are getting closer to giving out the end of the year trophies in the NBA. So here are my takes on who should win these exclusive awards. The Most Valuable Player award shou...

New faces leave their mark in Leathernecks history books

Brie Coder, Copy Editor

April 24, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — It was all smiles and successful records when the Western Illinois University track and field teams traveled down to Missouri to compete in the Tom Botts Invitational this past weekend. ...

Previewing St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

Filed under Sports

The first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs isn’t quite over yet with one game-seven remaining tonight with the Washington Capitals hosting the Carolina Hurricanes. Lots of teams already know who their opponent for th...

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