Local Sports

Western Illinois Baseball enters the weekend 0-9, following last weekend's losses at Evansville. The Leathernecks now head to the state of Indiana for a five game road swing. WIU plays at three game series at Indiana State (Saturday-Monday, all noon games), before heading to Indiana for a two game set (Tuesday and Wednesday, both 3:05 first pitch) against the Hoosiers. 


Western Illinois Head Coach Ryan Brownlee discussed the games at Evansville as well as the opponents on tap in Indiana. Coach Brownlee also discussed the play of local products Grant Hannant (Macomb) and Alex Dorethy (South Fulton). 


You can listen to the full interview here


0:00-3:06 Evansville series


3:06-4:35 Reasons for early struggles


4:35-6:33 Play of Hannant and Dorethy


6:33-10:32 Preview of Indiana State and Indiana 


10:32-12:20 Difference in playing at Indiana State in past vs. present