Western Courier

Playbook may add new wrinkles

Tom Loftus Sports editor

October 7, 2011

It's not that Western Illinois head football coach Mark Hendrickson plans on surprising Indiana State with a smorgasbord of trick plays when the Leathernecks (2-3, 1-1) face the Sycamores (4-1, 2-0) in Terre Haute, Ind. on Sa...

Club offers day with ponies

Garrick Hodge Assistant sports editor

October 7, 2011

Do you enjoy horseback riding? Are you interested in learning more about horses and horse care? If so, the equestrian club is hosting the Equestrian Experience
located at Diamond Deluxe Stables,
1701 Champaign Road in Colch...

Weekend preview

Aaron Viner Courier Staff

October 7, 2011

For Leatherneck sports fans, there are many events to attend this weekend.The Western Illinois women's soccer team will host South Dakota State and North Dakota State. Western's volleyball team begins a five-match home stand on...

Bowling makes strides

Garrick Hodge Assistant Sports Editor

October 5, 2011

While finishing 28th out of 38 teams at last Saturday's 41st Annual Midwest Collegiate Tournament was not exactly what the Western Illinois men's bowling club had in mind, there is still reason for optimism, according to Brock Pr...

Road ups and downs – Western Volleyball team leaps past kangaroos, but falls prey to Coyotes

Tom Loftus Sports Editor

October 5, 2011

The University of Missouri-Kansas City hosted a block party last Friday evening, and Western Illinois brought the knockout punch.The Leathernecks volleyball team recorded a season-high 15 blocks, helping them earn a come-from-beh...

Kilborn right at home at Bloomington event

Tom Loftus and Western Media Services

October 3, 2011

For Ben Kilborn, it was a successful Homecoming.The Western Illinois junior, a native of Bloomington, Ill., tied for 11th place, and his Western Illinois men's golf teammates recorded their season-low team score en route to a...

Soggy day sinks Western runners

Tom Loftus and Western Media Services

October 3, 2011

Whether it was the wind gusts that reached 40 miles per hour, the temperatures in the low 50s, a soft course wet from severe rain, or simply the stiff competition, Western Illinois' men's and women's cross country teams' hopes for...

Western has block party in Missouri

Tom Loftus Sports editor

October 3, 2011

The University of Missouri-Kansas City hosted a block party Friday evening, and Western Illinois brought the knockout punch.The Leathernecks volleyball team (9-7, 2-4) recorded a season-high 15 blocks, helping them earn a come-from-behin...

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