Snowboarding: On top of the world

Snowboarding: On top of the world

Jake Stricklin, IV Leader Columnist
February 20, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

Last winter, I fell in love. I have always been an adrenaline junkie, but I had no idea of the high I could reach flying through the white powder of a fresh snowfall. After my first time snowboarding, I was hooked for life. My first trip began at Chestnut Mountain Resort near Galena. Anyone who rides... Read more »

Eagles battle in rough February

Eagles battle in rough February

Sam Brolley, IV Leader Staff
February 20, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The month of February has not been lovely for the men’s basketball team. After breezing through December and surviving a January of transition with new players coming in from the baseball squad, the Eagles have lost four of their first five games this month. IV hosted Sauk Valley on Feb. 3 and... Read more »

Mr. Marathon

Mr. Marathon

Andrea Neff, IV Leader Staff
January 30, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

After almost two decades of unceasing commitment, Professor Richard Mangold, psychology and sociology teacher at IVCC, successfully completed a marathon in each of the 50 states. On July 27, 2013, Mangold participated in the King Salmon Marathon in Cordova, Alaska; the 50th state. As unusual as this... Read more »

Ross Arteaga interview

Ross Arteaga interview

Shay Sutherland, Staff Writer
November 20, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Video Blog

Eagles upend Lewis University Club team

Eagles upend Lewis University Club team

Justin Kelley, IV LEADER Sports Writer
November 7, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The Eagles won big in the season opener Nov. 2 with a final score of 90- 54 over the Lewis University Club team. Sophomore Ross Arteaga, a Mendota graduate, led all scorers with 16 points. Sophomore Lamont Adair added 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Freshman Torrance Johnson and Dominique Chandler... Read more »

Lady Eagles win controversial turnover fest

Lady Eagles win controversial turnover fest

Sam Brolley, IV LEADER Sport Writer
November 7, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The referees proved their athleticism Nov. 2 by running their tails off to the locker room when the game clock at IV’s home court hit all zeroes. Daley College’s team was more hesitant. After IVCC took a three-point lead with less than 20 seconds to go, a Daley player made a successful long-range... Read more »

Eagles keep notching wins

Joe Frye, IV Leader Sports Editor
October 17, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The IVCC Lady Eagles have kept up their great pace the last two weeks and have racked up numbers in the win column. As of press time, the Lady Eagles are 19-9 overall and have a 7-3 conference record. The team kicked off their latest play with a 2-2 finish in the Harper Tournament dropping back-to-back... Read more »

Women’s tennis team qualifies for nationals

Women’s tennis team qualifies for nationals

Zack Miller, IV Leader Sports Editor
October 17, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The IVCC women’s tennis team has capped off their stellar regular season and is heading to nationals. The team finished the season with 6-3 and placed third at the Region IV tournament Oct. 11-12 at Moraine Valley Community College. The team was just half a point away from placing second. At... Read more »

Lady Eagles soar through February; ready for Regional

Lady Eagles soar through February; ready for Regional

Josh Dillon, IV Leader Sports Editor
February 27, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The IVCC women’s basketball team currently holds a 19-8 record going into the final two games of the regular season, as the team prepares to host the NJCAA region 4 tournament on March 2-9. To finish out the month of January, IVCC hosted Black Hawk College of Moline and defeated them 93-72. Sydonia... Read more »

Lady Eagles fall in rankings, but build momentum for February

Lady Eagles fall in rankings, but build momentum for February

Josh Dillon, IV Leader Sports Editor
February 5, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

Consecutive losses to Kishwaukee College and South Suburban College have dropped the Lady Eagles from tenth to 17th in the national polls on NJCAA.org. IVCC’s women’s basketball team does currently have a 15-5 record as the team heads into the second half of the season. IVCC started the month... Read more »