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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

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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...

IVCC Softball: New faces, new challenges

Austin Mueller and Michael Olsen

March 9, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The IVCC women’s softball team knows that they are going to have a target on their back this season after making a run to the JUCO National Playoffs this past May. With a challenging schedule ahead, the Lady Eagles boast...

Flying high

Flying high

February 16, 2017

Basketball nears end of season stretch

Dakota Applebee, IV Leader Sports Writer

January 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

As the 2016-17 basketball season approaches its close, the IVCC Eagles and Lady Eagles hope to hold pace down the stretch. Both teams feature versatile high scoring offenses, but they have both been struggling to put up wins ...

IVCC Baseball coming in February

By William Linn, IV Leader Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The 2017 spring semester is about to get a lot more interesting. The Eagles baseball team will begin games this February, and this year the team will sport 25 players. This group, filled with depth and youth, has high expectations...

Athlete Spotlight

January 26, 2017

Filed under featured-athlete

Athlete Spotlight: Julia Pohar Sport: Basketball Position: Point Guard Year: Freshman TT: When did you start playing basketball? JP: My fifth grade year. TT: When it comes to basketball, who do you look up to? JP: Kyrie Irving, I’...

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