Western Courier

MLB Championship series heating up

David Koier, Courier Staff

October 15, 2018

Filed under Sports

It has been a very strange October for Major League Baseball this year, and it’s about to get even stranger. The National League Division Series saw the Milwaukee Brewers sweep the Colorado Rockies to earn their 11th straight...

Dodgers and Brewers clash in the NLCS

Christopher Bean, Sports Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Sports

It’s early October and that means Halloween is right around the corner but most importantly, the MLB playoffs have started. Only 10 out of the 30 teams make the MLB playoffs. Four wild card teams, two from the American League an...

Football falls short to conference foe

Haley Richards, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

NORMAL, Ill. — The Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks now move to 2-3 on the season and 1-1 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference after coming up short against the Illinois State University Redbirds. The final sc...

UFC 229 ends in abrupt chaos

Brie Coder, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018

Filed under Sports

LAS VEGAS — Tensions ran high on Saturday night at the UFC 229 pay-per-view event. No one expected hell to break loose after “The Notorious” Conor McGregor (21-4) tapped out to a rear naked choke, thanks to Khabib “The...

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