Western Courier

NHL playoffs underway

Christopher Bean, Sports Writer

April 20, 2018

Filed under Sports

It's April and that means its layoffs time. The NHL and NBA have both started their respective postseasons. This adds to an already jammed packed month of April in the sports world. You have the NCAA National Championship, the start of ...

Necks run off to Missouri

Brie Coder, Copy Editor

April 18, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Western Illinois University track and field teams will head down to the University of Missouri’s turf to compete in the Tom Botts Invitational this Friday and Saturday. This will be their fifth outdoor...

A guide to the NFL Draft

Brendan Reidy, Sports Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Sports

The National Football League will hold their annual draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The draft will be held at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The draft is always exciting, but this year has the potential to be even more ...

NBA playoffs are underway

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

April 16, 2018

Filed under Sports

The NBA playoffs have started, but at the same time nothing truly exciting is occurring. This is because there are only three teams that have a realistic chance of winning the NBA finals and many want to see them fail. The Hou...

Softball sets eyes on Cyclones

Haley Richards, Assistant Photo Editor

April 13, 2018

Filed under Sports

AMES, IA. – The Western Illinois softball team will hit the road this weekend for a double-header against Iowa State University. The Leathernecks are currently 13-22 on the season and 6-0 in Summit League play. First pitch i...

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