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Basketball players earn recognition

IV Leader, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, featured-athlete, roster, Sports, standings

Illinois Valley Community College men’s basketball sophomore Rickey Calvin has been named to the All-Region IV, District 3 second team, all-region tournament team and second team All-Arrowhead Conference, head coach Chris Herman...

Basketball Roundup

IV Leader, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, standings

The Lady Eagles’ bid for a trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournament in Arkansas ended just short. The Eagles lost the Region IV Championship to Moraine Valley 92-72 on March 11 at Waubonsee. The...

Men’s tennis plays in Jersey

IV Leader, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, roster, Sports, standings

The men’s tennis team found a winning stroke in its spring break trip to Rowan Glucoster College, in Princeton, N.J. The team had dropped two contests before the trip to Kaskakia College and Olivet Nazarene, but were able...

Softball starts season on winning note

IV Leader, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, featured-athlete, Sports, standings

The Eagles softball team has started the season with a 7-5 record as of press time. The Eagles got off to a 4-2 start with six games in Clermont, Fla., March 17-19. Since returning home, the teams have split 3-3 with a win...

First person

Ben Bejster, Staff writer

March 9, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

“My expectations for this team are very high. Personally with the less than glamourous season we had last year, we seem to be progressing much faster and with more focus. We all want to have a break out season and the team feels our...

Finding passion on the court

Tyler Towne, Sports writer

March 9, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, featured-athlete, Sports

Most kids who play basketball beyond their high school years likely fell in love with the game at a very young age. Isaiah Tubbs is an exception. “I didn’t fall in love with basketball until about eighth grade,” Tubbs...

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