Baseball —back in business

Sam Brolley, IV Leader Sports Writer

May 8, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Eagles baseball team eluded winter’s somber grip by heading to Myrtle Beach, S.C., to open the season. They finished an even 3-3 in the Palmetto State before being beaten in back-to-back days by Joliet Junior College.... Read more »

Tennis teams ready to racket

Joe Frye, IV Leader Sports Editor

May 8, 2014

Filed under Sports

With the temperature rising, both tennis teams are headed back to court. With the women’s team headed to Tyler, Texas, for national competition, every girl is preparing for the best competition they have ever faced. The... Read more »

Athlete Spotlight – Austin Schwab

Michael Venegas, IV Leader Staff

May 8, 2014

Filed under featured-athlete, Sports

Name: Austin Schwab Sport: Baseball Position: Infield/Outfield Major: Engineering Hometown: Peru, IL Accomplishments:... Read more »

Rams building for return to greatness

Marshal Herrmann, Columnist

April 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Although the golden days of “The Greatest Show on Turf” are behind us, a promising future awaits for the St. Louis Rams. The Rams haven’t had a winning season for over a decade. However, they were not dead—just dormant.... Read more »

Softball team ready to get started

Michael Westerman, Mike Stephenitch, and Zach Lilja, IV Leader Staff

March 30, 2014

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The IVCC Softball team traveled to Florida over spring break to start off their season. The Eagles defeated West Virginia Wesleyan JV 7-6 in eight innings in their first game in Florida before dropping their next three games. The... Read more »

Baseball team looks for a fresh start

Alex Danko and Lexie Abbott, IV Leader Staff

March 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

The IVCC baseball team started their season in Myrtle Beach, compiling a 3-3 record during the spring break to start their season. In addition to the new incoming freshmen, the Eagles’ baseball team welcomed new head coach... Read more »

Lady Eagles end solid season

IV Leader Staff

March 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

The IVCC Lady Eagles season has ended with a 12- 16 clip including one regional win. The Eagles faced No. 1 seed Kishwaukee in the second round of the NJCAA Region IV Tournament and lost 83-47. Sophomores Jessica Jessen,... Read more »

Eagles finish season with heart

Sam Brolley, IV Leader Staff

March 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team’s difficult season ended Feb. 27 at the hands of the Morton Panthers by a score of 69-84. IV’s most consistent scorer Torrance Johnson continued his phenomenal play, contributing 20 points, 8... Read more »

NCAA March Madness takes hold

Justin Kelley, IV Leader Sports Staff

March 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

March Madness is here and in a couple weeks we will have a national champion for the 2013-2014 season. The fun started with seeing some heavily favored teams upset in conference tournaments, and teams with quality wins getting... Read more »