Western Courier

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...

Men’s soccer takes on Eastern Illinois

Bradley Piros, Assistant Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

Filed under Sports

    MACOMB Ill. – The Western Illinois men’s soccer team take back to the field tomorrow afternoon as they continue their two-game road trip. They will take on their cross-state rivals in the Eastern Illino...

The return of Blues hockey

Bradley Piros, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2018

Filed under Sports

It’s finally October, a month sporting fans like myself wait around all summer for. Postseason baseball is just underway, the NBA is only two weeks out but today marks the long-awaited return of the NHL. It’s a little bitt...

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