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 »

Eagles enter final stretch of basketball season

Eagles enter final stretch of basketball season

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

As of press time, the IVCC men’s basketball team is 13-7, but has lost three out of their last four games after starting the second half of the season with a two-game win streak. The streak started with a trip to the United Center in Chicago to play against Prairie State College on Jan. 7 and won... Read more »

Quarterbacking styles interesting to watch in Super Bowl XLVII

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

It’s getting to be that time for football, and this year’s Super Bowl has centered itself on the coaches. While it’s interesting and exciting to see siblings coaching against each other in the biggest football game on the planet, let’s not forget that there are players who have to play this out... Read more »

Coaches always necessary to winning teams

Joe Frye, IV Leader Columnist
February 5, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Sports

There will always be people in your life that will say “Professional athletes do not need coaches, biggest excuse for a job nowadays.” With athletes today being at the top of their game and seem to know everything to do in any situation, you may simply agree with this fan and say coaches do not really... Read more »

“HarBowl” should live up to expectations

Zach Miller, IV Leader Columnist
February 5, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Who would have thought that the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens would be playing in Super Bowl XLVII? People are already calling this game the ‘HarBowl’ as 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh will be facing against his brother John Harbaugh who is the Ravens head coach. The parents of these two... Read more »

Lady Eagles ranked sixth in the nation according to NJCAA

Lady Eagles ranked sixth in the nation according to NJCAA

Josh Dillon, IV Leader Sports Editor
December 11, 2012
Filed under Sports

The IVCC women’s basketball team surged up to sixth in the rankings as of press time for NJCAA Division II after posting a 6-2 record through the month of November. IVCC saw a familiar face against Waubonsee at home on Nov. 13, as former Lady Eagle Emma Darby returned to play her former team. The... Read more »

Men’s basketball jumps out to 6-2 record, win IVCC classic

Men’s basketball jumps out to 6-2 record, win IVCC classic

Josh Dillon, IV Leader Sports Editor
December 11, 2012
Filed under Sports

The IVCC Men’s Basketball team is off to a 5-2 start this season, highlighted by a four-game win streak snapped by Illinois Central College on Nov. 29. “When the team follows the game plan we play well,” said head coach Tommy Canale, “Both games we’ve lost so far this season, the team didn’t... Read more »

Alex Smith benched for concussion?

Josh Dillon, IV Leader Sports Editor
December 11, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Sports

There’s an old cliché in sports that you can’t lose your starting job because of an injury. However, tell that to 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, who completed 70 percent of his passes before suffering a concussion and is currently riding the bench behind rookie Colin Kaepernick. Smith, the 49ers... Read more »

Athlete Spotlight–Arnisha Thomas


December 11, 2012
Filed under featured-athlete, Sports

Name: Arnisha Thomas Sport: Women’s Basketball Position: Shooting Guard Major: Criminal Justice Hometown: Milwaukee, WI Accomplishments: Too many to name, striving for more. Who are your inspirations? My mother…my number one fan! What has been your favorite or most memorable moment playing... Read more »

The best coach you’ve never heard of

Joe Frye, IV Leader columnist
December 11, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Quick question sports fans: Who is the all-time leader in wins when it comes to college football? Joe Paterno? No. Bobby Bowden? Good guess but no, sorry. It has to be Bear Bryant right? Strike three, you’re out. It is actually little-known Division III coach John Gagliardi. Gagliardi recently just... Read more »