Western Courier

Potential landing spots for Jordan Howard

Josh Purnell, Courier Staff

March 27, 2019

Jordan Howard was the playmaker for the Chicago Bears’ offense. During his first two seasons, he ran 2,435 yards and had 15 touchdowns. He also went to the Pro Bowl in his rookie year. Going into the 2018 season, the Bears hir...

Breaking down the women’s NCAA Tournament

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

March 27, 2019

The women’s March Madness tournament has reached the Sweet 16 and the first two rounds of games have featured high intensity, close games that rival those of their more televised male counterparts. At this point in the tournament, i...

Five breakout players to look out for in Fantasy

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

March 25, 2019

March Madness is now in full swing, and I’m not talking about basketball. Since the NFL’s “legal tampering” period began on March 11, there has been no shortage of eye-popping moves (via trades and free agency) that fe...

Leathernecks impress in the classroom, disappoint on the court

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

MACOMB,  IL  —  Western  Illinois’s men’s  basketball  team  finished  10-21 overall and 4-12 in the Summit League finishing  eighth  out  of ninth  overall in the conference this year. They have finished se...

Men’s golf strives in warm Florida and Georgia temperatures over spring break

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

While most students traveled home last week for spring break, the Leatherneck men’s golf team stayed at work. The team departed to warmer pastures on the shores of Jacksonville, Fla. for the Don Benbow Invitational before journe...

Women’s tennis hosts University of Missouri-St. Louis in home opener

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

TULSA, Okla.—The Western Illinois University women’s tennis team hasn’t had the best stretch recently, currently sitting on a three-game losing streak and a 3-7 season record. The Leathernecks opened their Summit League...

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