Western Athletics News
MACOMB, Ill. — The Fighting Leathernecks lost to Southern Illinois 45-21 on Saturday on Hanson Field in their final home game of the season. With the loss, the Leathernecks fall to 1-10 on the season and 1-6 within the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The Salukis improved to 7-4 overall and 5-2 in conference play. The...
Posted on 18 November 2019 | 11:10 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Western Illinois women’s basketball team made their way to West Lafayette, Ind. to take on the Purdue University Boilermakers on Sunday. The matchup was the Leathernecks’ third game in six days. After a hard-fought game, the Leathernecks were unable to take down the Boilermakers on their home court, losing 66-59....
Posted on 18 November 2019 | 11:08 am
MACOMB — Slow starts, turnovers and an inability to slow a Southern Illinois offense once it got going doomed Western Illinois on Saturday as the Leathernecks dropped to 1-10 this season, falling to Southern Illinois 45-21.The Salukis were able to grind out 580 yards to total offense, 388 on the ground while keeping Western from getting much going consistently. “That’s the game of football, it’s a momentum game and when it’s not in your favor, [...]
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Posted on 17 November 2019 | 11:52 am
MACOMB – The Western Illinois football team wraps the home portion of the schedule on Saturday afternoon, taking on Southern Illinois at 1 p.m.The Leathernecks (1-9) come in with the chance to play spoiler as the Salukis (6-4) find themselves on the postseason bubble with this week’s game and next week’s contest against North Dakota State remaining on the schedule.Southern Illinois has saved its best for last, winning four in a row to put themselves in [...]
Posted on 15 November 2019 | 1:15 pm
MACOMB – Three games in and the Western Illinois men’s basketball team has yet to pick up a victory.After opening with a loss at Indiana, the Leathernecks have fallen in a pair of close contests at home, losing in the final minutes to Stetson and Tennessee-Martin.For WIU, there have been bright spots in all three games, but not enough consistency to pull out a win."The pieces are there, but we have to get them there on the same day," WIU coach [...]
Posted on 15 November 2019 | 12:07 pm
Recent Results &
[L 0-3] Women's Volleyball vs Denver
November 17 @ 12:00 pm in MACOMB
[L 59-66] Women's Basketball at Purdue University
November 17 @ 2:00 pm in West Lafayette, IN
Women's Basketball vs Bradley University
November 20 @ 5:30 pm in MACOMB
Men's Basketball vs Northern Illinois
November 20 @ 7:30 pm in MACOMB
Women's Swimming and Diving vs House of Champions
November 22 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Men's Swimming and Diving vs House of Champions
November 22 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Football at Northern Iowa
November 23 @ 1:00 pm in Cedar Falls, Iowa
Men's Basketball vs Central Christian College of the Bible
November 23 @ 7:00 pm in MACOMB
Women's Basketball at Drake University
November 24 @ 2:00 pm in Des Moines, IA
Women's Basketball vs Missouri Baptist University
November 26 @ 11:00 am in MACOMB
Men's Basketball at Ball State
November 26 @ 5:00 pm in Muncie, Ind.
Men's Basketball at Kansas City
November 30 @ 7:00 pm in Kansas City, Mo.
Men's Basketball at Evansville
December 4 @ 6:00 pm in Evansville, Ind.