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Men’s soccer looks ahead to IUPUI Jaguars

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

October 30, 2019

The Western Illinois men’s soccer team (4-11) will take on the IUPUI Jaguars at 6 p.m. tonight in Indianapolis. The Leathernecks will be looking for their fifth straight win while the Jags will be trying to bounce back aft...

Nagy and Trubisky to blame for Bears struggles

Brendan Reidy, Sports Writer

October 30, 2019

The Chicago Bears are one of the most disappointing teams in the NFL this season. With Super Bowl hopes before the season, the Bears now sit at a very poor 3-4 record halfway through. To put it bluntly, what could go wrong ha...

Who is LeBron James’ horror movie counterpart?

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

October 30, 2019

The NBA is back and several teams are looking scarier than ever, so I think it's time to cast some of their biggest players as horror villains. The scariest team in the league this year is by far the Los Angeles Clippers. The C...

Men’s soccer clinches postseason appearance after 2-1 win over EIU

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois University men’s soccer team (4-11) started their season on an 11-game losing streak with no real expectations of getting back to The Summit League Tournament. The good news, though, is t...

Leathernecks remain winless after 45-point loss

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

October 28, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — The Leathernecks were on the road again with a flight east to Youngstown, Ohio to face the Youngstown State Penguins, in what turned out to be a gloomy day across most of the midwest. It was a fast-paced ...

Week 9: Reranking College Football’s top 25

Zach Remelius, Courier Staff

October 28, 2019

No.1 Ohio State Buckeyes: The Buckeyes have won every game by more than 20 points and they are making it look easy. After a slow start against Wisconsin, the offense got it going in the second half, scoring 28 points. Justin Fi...

Volleyball sweeps South Dakota State University Jackrabbits

David Koier, Courier Staff

October 28, 2019

  The Western Illinois Leatherneck volleyball team is finally back in the win column after a clean 3-0 sweep of the South Dakota State Jackrabbits in Macomb Sunday afternoon. The Leatherneck offense was grinding as ...

Women’s soccer hosts Oral Roberts on Senior Day

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill. – The Western Illinois University women’s soccer team (6-9-1) will play their last home game of the year this Sunday against Summit League foe Oral Roberts University. The last home game of the season...

Football takes on Youngstown State University Penguins

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

Western Illinois’s football team travels to Youngstown this weekend to take on the Youngstown State University Penguins (4-3, 0-3). The Leathernecks are also winless in the Missouri Valley Conference; however, they are stil...

Chicago Bulls Aim for Playoffs this Season

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

October 25, 2019

After finishing last season near the basement of the NBA’s Eastern Conference with a record of 24-55, the Chicago Bulls head into the 2019-20 campaign with much higher expectations. Now, with the team’s young core having a...

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