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Daytona Dooley has known for three years what she wants to do with her life after high school.The Illini West High School senior made it official recently when she signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball and continue her education at Western Illinois University, starting in the fall of 2019.Dooley, an outfielder who missed the 2018 season with a torn ACL in her left knee, is looking forward to pursuing a degree in sports broadcasting as much as she is competing in [...]
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CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Western Illinois women’s basketball team will travel to Carbondale to partake in the Compass Challenge. The Leathernecks come into the weekend with a 3-6 record and most recently an 82-68 road loss to the Bradley Braves. They are led by junior point guard Olivia Kaufmann who averages 14.4 points a game,...
Posted on 7 December 2018 | 9:58 am
MACOMB, Ill. — After a two-game road trip, the Western Illinois Leatherneck men’s basketball team travels back to Macomb. This Friday, the Purple and Gold face off against the 4-4 Panthers of Eastern Illinois University. Earlier this season, the two teams faced off in Charleston with EIU scoring the 68-66 win over the Leathernecks in...
Posted on 7 December 2018 | 9:56 am
CHARLETSON, Ill.—This Friday, the Western Illinois Leatherneck track teams will compete in their first meet of the indoor season when they head to Charleston for the Early Bird Opener. They’ll go head-to-head against the Eastern Illinois Panthers in their first action of the season. EIU boasts a strong class of freshman, adding four state qualifiers...
Posted on 7 December 2018 | 9:55 am
Recent Results &
Men's Basketball at IUPUI
December 15 @ 12:00 pm in Indianapolis, Ind.
Men's Basketball at Northern Illinois University
December 17 @ 8:00 pm in DeKalb, Ill.
Men's Basketball vs Chicago State
December 20 @ 2:00 pm in MACOMB
Women's Basketball vs UTEP
December 20 @ 4:30 pm in LAS VEGAS, NEV.
Women's Basketball vs Furman
December 21 @ 4:30 pm in LAS VEGAS, NEV.
Men's Basketball vs South Dakota State
December 28 @ 4:30 pm in MACOMB
Women's Basketball vs South Dakota State
December 28 @ 7:00 pm in MACOMB
Women's Basketball vs Denver
December 30 @ 2:00 pm in MACOMB
Men's Basketball vs Denver
December 30 @ 4:30 pm in MACOMB
Women's Basketball at Oral Roberts
January 5 @ 2:00 pm in Tulsa, Okla.
Men's Basketball at Oral Roberts University
January 5 @ 7:00 pm in Tulsa, OK
Women's Track and Field at Mizzou Intercollegiate
January 11 in Columbia, Mo.
Men's Track and Field at Mizzou Intercollegiate
January 11 in Columbia, Mo.