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Eagles improve after slow start

Tyler Towne and Aaron Pellican

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The midway point of the baseball season has arrived, and the IVCC Eagles are on their way back. After starting the year 0-9, the Eagles have crawled back to relevancy with a record of 10-16. Even with their slow start and struggle...

Eagles tennis posts win

IV Leader, Staff Writers

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, featured-athlete, Sports

The Eagles downed Elgin 6-3 during an April 15 tennis match, which was held at Mendota High School. The Eagles got singles wins from No. 4 Krueger Kenne, No. 5 Nick Munson and No. 6 Tyler Doughty. Also, recording wins for...

Eagles charge toward postseason

Michael Olson and Austin Mueller

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

With the regular season starting to wind down, it is finally everyone’s favorite part of the season to commence: the playoffs. The Lady Eagles softball squad has been working especially hard this year as they prepare to make...

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...

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