Western Courier

Women’s tennis swept by Bradley University Braves

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

Filed under Sports

PEORIA, Ill. – The Western Illinois University women’s tennis team traveled to take on the Bradley University Braves on Saturday. They were swept 4-0, with most of the matches not being finished. The Leathernecks were heading into ...

Baseball raises the stakes against Redhawks

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

February 22, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

After jumping out to an early lead in each of their last two games, the Western Illinois baseball team was unable to finish off their opponent. It was a tough go-around in their first three-game series of the 2019 season, bu...

Champions League breakdown and predictions

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

Filed under Sports

Last Tuesday was a special day for soccer fans. It was the first day of the round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League. The entire tournament showcases the most skilled and dynamic teams that professional “football” has to offer....

Zion Williamson injured in shocking upset to UNC

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

Filed under Sports

Wednesday night saw the “Blue Bloods” battle it out for the first time this season when the University of North Carolina Tarheels took on the Duke University Blue Devils. Duke came into this game the No. 1 while UNC is ranked...

Denny Hamlin wins 61st Annual Daytona 500

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

February 20, 2019

Filed under Sports

Denny Hamlin's eyes peered upwards for a split second to watch the checkered flag conclude the great American race, the Daytona 500. No driver was in front of Hamlin, who won his second Daytona 500 in four years and honored h...

Swimming eyes Summit League Championships

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

Filed under Sports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Western Illinois men and women’s swim and dive teams will compete at the Summit League Championships starting today till Saturday. The Leatherneck men’s squad will go up against Valparaiso, Denver, Easte...

Machado signs 10-year, $300 million deal with Padres; not White Sox

Brendan Reidy, Courier Staff

February 20, 2019

Filed under Sports

It was only a few months ago, when the White Sox began their pursuit of coveted free agent Manny Machado. It’s not every day when a 26-year-old, future Hall of Famer is on the open market. As the free agent period dragged on, W...

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