Tennis raises funds for trip to nationals

Brandon Urbance, IV Leader Sports Writer
November 7, 2013
Filed under Sports

The IVCC Lady Eagles tennis team has made it to nationals in Tyler, Texas; however, getting there may not be so easy. With the sports programs receiving financial cuts, the tennis team has a lot of work ahead of them. One main obstacle in their way is raising the money it will take to get Texas... Read more »

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 basketball has ‘tough work’ ahead

Sam Brolley, IV Leader Sports Writer
October 17, 2013
Filed under Sports

To the joy of Illinois Valley naturalists, the bald eagles will return to our area in a few months in preparation for winter. Here at IVCC, we have the opportunity to witness the Lady Eagles basketball squad return to action in early November. New head coach Tom Ptak has taken over the job after Pat... Read more »

IVCC ready to get ball rolling

IVCC ready to get ball rolling

Michael Venegas, IV Leader Sports Writer
October 17, 2013
Filed under Sports

Summer is coming to an end, and that means basketball season is surely within sight. With the start of the regular season on the horizon, the Eagles men’s squad looks to start strong and get the ball rolling early. “I’m looking forward to a fun year; I mean they’re a great group of guys,”... Read more »

Golf team hits full throttle

Zack Miller, IV Leader Sports Editor
October 1, 2013
Filed under Sports

The IVCC Golf team has participated in recent tournaments and has put up good numbers in them. In the first tournament of the season, the team traveled to Byron, for the Prairieview Invitational on Aug. 23. IVCC posted a score of 332 which placed them ninth out of 13 teams. Leading the way for... Read more »

Eagles volleyball continues rolling

Joe Frye, IV Leader Sports Editor
October 1, 2013
Filed under Sports

The IVCC Lady Eagles volleyball team started off on great terms to start the season, and they haven’t stopped since. In the past two weeks the Lady Eagles have moved to 9-4 overall including 3-1 in conference play. On Sep 4, the Eagles took down Highland at home, 25-14; 25-12 and 25-22. Sophomore... Read more »

Bulls prepare for preseason opener with D Rose

Michael Urbanec, IV Leader Staff
October 1, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Sports

It’s a little more than a month until the NBA regular season starts, and the preseason is rapidly approaching. And boy, this next season could be rough for Chicago. Luol Deng is coming back from a near life-threatening reaction to a spinal tap, a reaction that caused him to lose 15 pounds due to... Read more »