Western Courier

Reflecting on past and present USMNT coaching decisions

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

Filed under Sports

It’s no secret that the U.S. Men’s National Team has struggled since failing to make the 2018 World Cup. Many people blame the talent on the field, and that’s part of it, but in the end it has come down to the horrific ...

Track to particapate in Joey Haines Invitational

Kejuan Rucker, Courier Staff

March 29, 2019

Filed under Sports

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.—Our Western Illinois track and field teams find themselves back on the road this weekend as they travel to the campus of Southeast Missouri for the Joey Haines Invite. After an impressive outing in the openin...

Top seeds dominate opening weekend

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

March 27, 2019

Filed under Sports

Just because we didn’t see many upsets, doesn’t mean we haven’t seen madness. Fifteen of the top 16 teams are moving on to the Sweet 16, which is still incredible because it’s very rare to see that many top seeds moving ...

Potential landing spots for Jordan Howard

Josh Purnell, Courier Staff

March 27, 2019

Filed under Sports

Jordan Howard was the playmaker for the Chicago Bears’ offense. During his first two seasons, he ran 2,435 yards and had 15 touchdowns. He also went to the Pro Bowl in his rookie year. Going into the 2018 season, the Bears hir...

Breaking down the women’s NCAA Tournament

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

March 27, 2019

Filed under Sports

The women’s March Madness tournament has reached the Sweet 16 and the first two rounds of games have featured high intensity, close games that rival those of their more televised male counterparts. At this point in the tournament, i...

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