Western Courier

Women’s basketball shutdown at home against SDSU

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

  MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois University women’s basketball team kicked off a two-game home stand last night with a 89-48 loss to the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits, bringing them down to an eve...

WIU cheerleading to host inaugural event

Sebastian Gamboa, Courier Staff

January 31, 2020

Big changes have been coming this year under new head coach and Western Illinois University alumni Denise Cremer. After cheering for and graduating from Western, Cremer began work in law enforcement, where she is now a school resou...

WIU basketball closes in on home schedule

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

January 31, 2020

  If you’ve been busy following both the Western Illinois men’s (5-13, 2-6) and women’s (11-10, 5-3) basketball seasons this year, it may be hard to believe that we’ve already reached the final month of regul...

Men’s basketball tries to snap three-game losing streak against NDSU

Brendan Reidy, Courier Staff

January 29, 2020

  The Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks will look to get back on track at home as they get set to tip off against the North Dakota State Bison. The Leathernecks are riding a three-game losing streak, and are comin...

Looking back on the 2020 NHL All Star Game

Zach Remelius, Courier Staff

January 29, 2020

The NHL’s best and brightest converged in St. Louis for the 2020 NHL All-Star weekend. It was the first time the city had hosted the event since 1988, in what has been quite a 12-month run for St. Louis hockey fans. Tens of...

Kobe Bryant’s Legacy Knows No Boundaries

Jumique Philips, Courier Staff

January 29, 2020

Kobe Bryant was a transcendent player, one of the best to ever play the game of basketball, without question. So much so that he inspired hundreds of thousands of people to reach beyond themselves, be it on the basketball court or, in ...

Leathernecks lose to North Dakota in up hill battle

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

January 27, 2020

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Western Illinois University Leathernecks watched helplessly as the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks shot 33 uncontested shots. That was the ultimate difference between the two Summ...

Women’s basketball sees win-streak end at four against North Dakota

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

January 27, 2020

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Redshirt sophomore Danni Nichols went off for another career-type day, scoring 26 points, but in the end, it was a slow offensive start to the game  by the Leathernecks (11-10, 5-3) that wou...

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