Western Courier

Gilbeck shines on and off the court

Haley Richards, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

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Over the past three years, basketball fans at Western Illinois University have become familiar with the name Brandon Gilbeck. Gilbeck is a 7-foot center entering his senior year here at Western Illinois. The Wisconsin native ...

Purple and Gold ready to defy expectations

Brendan Reidy, Courier Staff

November 2, 2018

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The temperature is starting to get a little brisk, and the leaves are starting to fall. That means basketball season is right around the corner. The Western Illinois men’s basketball team will look to build off what they cre...

Women’s hoops have high hopes

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

November 2, 2018

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The Western Illinois University women’s basketball team has the bar set extremely high coming into their new campaign, looking to build on the impressive year the team had last season. Just last season, the Purple and Gold fini...

Women’s tennis wraps up season

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

October 31, 2018

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KETTERING, Ohio. — The Leatherneck women’s tennis team wrapped up their 2018 fall campaign over the weekend as they looked to overcome their opposition in the season’s concluding moments. In the weekend-long contest, the P...

Time to panic for St. Louis sports

Bradley Piros, Assistant Sports Editor

October 31, 2018

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Happy Halloween everyone. It’s every sports fan’s favorite time of the year. The World Series was just crowned to the 108-win Boston Red Sox, the Los Angeles Rams continued their undefeated run against Aaron Rodgers’ Pa...

Men’s soccer brought down by Bradley Braves

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

October 29, 2018

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The men’s soccer team concluded their two-game road trip of non-Summit League play with a loss against Bradley University 0-1. The Leathernecks are eliminated from playoffs with a record of 3-10-3 and 0-3-1 in conference an...

Chicago Bulls keep on with rebuilding process

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

October 29, 2018

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In case you don’t already know, the Chicago Bulls are currently knee-deep in the process of rebuilding this team’s roster in hopes of returning to a legitimate contender in the Eastern Conference. Before the 2017-18 seaso...

Cross Country prevails with two personal bests

Brie Coder, Copy Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under Sports

OMAHA, Neb. — Dedication and pride were on the line this past Saturday, as the Western Illinois men and women’s cross country teams participated in one of the biggest events for them this season: The Summit League Championships...

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