Tag: Steve McShane

Leatherneck dynamic duo more than just batmen

Leatherneck dynamic duo more than just batmen
One plays defensive back. The other is the featured ball carrier. One is a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fan; the other roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Yet, they regularly stand side-by-side in the Western Illinois outfield. These two Leathernecks are sophomores Justin Fitzpatrick and Steve McShane respectively. On the football field, Fitzpatrick sports No.... Read more »

The Inaugural Prairie State Pigskin Team: Offense

The Inaugural Prairie State Pigskin Team:  Offense
With the calendar turning to December and the football season over for Illinois’ four FCS teams, it’s time to announce the inaugural Prairie State Pigskin Team. Some choices were clear cut and easy; others were far more difficult. Without further ado, here are the selections. OFFENSE Quarterback:  Jake Kolbe, ISU The sophomore from Naperville Central... Read more »

Lenoir, Taylor Headline WIU All-Conference Picks

Lenoir, Taylor Headline WIU All-Conference Picks
Seven Western Illinois Leathernecks were honored by the Missouri Valley Football Conference, headlined by first team picks Lance Lenoir and Brett Taylor. Lenoir concludes his career as a three-time All-MVFC selection, twice earning First Team honors at wide receiver (2014, 2016). Taylor, a junior, earned his second straight All-MVFC honor, and for the first time... Read more »
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