Western Courier

Swimming eyes Summit League Championships

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

Filed under Sports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Western Illinois men and women’s swim and dive teams will compete at the Summit League Championships starting today till Saturday. The Leatherneck men’s squad will go up against Valparaiso, Denver, Easte...

Machado signs 10-year, $300 million deal with Padres; not White Sox

Brendan Reidy, Courier Staff

February 20, 2019

Filed under Sports

It was only a few months ago, when the White Sox began their pursuit of coveted free agent Manny Machado. It’s not every day when a 26-year-old, future Hall of Famer is on the open market. As the free agent period dragged on, W...

Leathernecks continue four-game skid

Titus Perez, Courier Staff

February 18, 2019

Filed under Sports

MACOMB Ill. — Western Illinois University Leathernecks men's basketball team (8-17, 3-9 Summit) entered the game against The University of South Dakota Coyotes (10-15, 4-8 Summit) on a three game losing streak. The Necks had...

Baseball to start season in Tennessee

David Koier, Sports Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under Sports

The weather is warming, up the sun is shining and the ballplayers are lacing up their cleats once again. Baseball season is back, and the Western Illinois University Leathernecks are going to better themselves from last sea...

Stop giving chances to domestic abusers

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

February 15, 2019

Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns announced that they just signed the very recently released Kareem Hunt to join their organization. This is just the most recent example of how hard it is to support the NFL who seems to give domes...

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