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Evan Zars and Danni Nichols power Western to road victory

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

February 7, 2020

MACOMB, Ill. — For the final time in league play, the Western Illinois women’s basketball team (13-11, 7-4) made a road trip to the Mastodons of Purdue Fort Wayne (5-18, 1-9). Sophomore forward Evan Zars and redshirt sopho...

Softball kicks off 2020 season in Rambler Rumble

David Koier, Courier Staff

February 7, 2020

  The brisk chill in the air and fresh snow on the ground can mean only one thing: it’s the beginning of softball season. That’s right, the Western Illinois softball season kicks off this weekend as the Leathernecks tr...

Will the XFL work this time around?

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

February 5, 2020

It’s that time of year again. Football season is over, right? Wrong! It’s just getting good. If you haven’t heard about the return of the Extreme Football League (XFL), then you must be living under a rock. I’m here to...

Women’s basketball sweeps season series against NDSU Bison

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

February 3, 2020

MACOMB, Ill. — Fans knew that round two between Western Illinois (12-11, 6-4) and North Dakota State (6-15, 3-6) would be just as exciting as it was when they met in Fargo, a double-overtime thriller that went to Western Illi...

Novak Djokovic wins 17th major at Aussie Open

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

There were multiple champions crowned on Sunday, and the first one came from Novak Djokovic winning his seventh major at the Australian Open. The Serbian defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in five sets. Ironically for Djokovic,...

Leathernecks finish first five times in Charleston

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

  CHARLESTON, Ill. — The Western Illinois University men and women’s swim teams took back to the road over the weekend after celebrating Senior Day a week prior. The men took part in a dual meet with the Eastern Ill...

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