Bears poised to make playoff run

Bryer Lehr, IVLeader Staff Columnist
September 4, 2012
Filed under Sports

It’s almost that time of year, folks. With high school and college football already under way, football fanatics are only waiting on the NFL to complete their weekends. Well, if you’re a Chicago Bears fan then you should be in for a treat. The wrath of Caleb Hanie is now over and last year’s collapse... Read more »

Athlete Spotlight: Nicole Musselman

September 4, 2012
Filed under featured-athlete, Sports

SPORT: Volleyball POSITION:Right Side/ Middle Blocker MAJOR: Biology HOMETOWN: Metamora ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 3 year Mid-Illini Conference champions in high school. Regional, sectional, and super sectional champion’s junior and senior year. Mid-Illini all conference academic/athletic award. MVP... Read more »

Intramural sports cancelled indefinitely

Intramural sports cancelled indefinitely

Josh Dillon, IV Leader Sports Editor
September 4, 2012
Filed under News, Sports

Students who enjoyed playing flag football and recreational basketball in the past will now have to live without those pastimes. The Illinois Valley Community College board of trustees has approved a proposal to cut the intramural program, which coordinated those activities. According to Tracy Morris,... Read more »

Breaking news: ESPN’s Skip Bayless is still an idiot

Joe Frye, IVLeader Staff
September 4, 2012
Filed under Sports

Other than a few former figures from Penn State University, ESPN analyst Skip Bayless is the most hated and disrespected man in sports. He doesn’t have a giant scandal, or a second family on the side and isn’t the face of the paparazzi. He just has an attitude problem. Every morning a rooster crows,... Read more »

Tennis program perseveres through funding cuts

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
September 4, 2012
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

Tennis will continue at IVCC, but with little support from the school. Although the IVCC board considered cutting the program totally, the board approved a model in May that was proposed by a group of local tennis advocates and parents of players. Under the new model, the women will play a fall season... Read more »

Lady Eagles aim to rebound

Lady Eagles aim to rebound

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
September 4, 2012
Filed under Sports

After a disappointing 5-34 finish last season, IVCC Women’s Volleyball coach Julie Sherbeyn has reloaded her roster with a lot of local area talent to make a play for the Arrowhead Conference Championship this season. “Last year, we were not good,” Sherbeyn said. “We had a lot of injury problems... Read more »

Men’s tennis loses to Elgin

Men’s tennis loses to Elgin

IVLeader Staff
April 26, 2012
Filed under Sports

The men's tennis team dropped an April 22 match to Elgin Community College 6-3. IVCC recorded wins at No.2  doubles with the play of John Poulakos and Eric Bickett. Solo play wins went to Anthony Condie at No. 2 and Erick Bickett at No. 4. The Sunday match was IVCC's final home meet of the... Read more »

Eagles struggle heavily throughout April

Eagles struggle heavily throughout April

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
April 26, 2012
Filed under Sports

According to IVCC Head Coach Eric Pinter, while the Eagles have had a very rough season so far, they’re going to approach the rest of the season one game at a time and leave it all on the field. “Our record is not favorable, but it doesn’t reflect how the guys have been playing,” Pinter said.... Read more »

Lady Eagles keep above .500

Lady Eagles keep above .500

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
April 26, 2012
Filed under Sports

The Lady Eagles softball team had a see-saw effort in April, trading wins and losses to bring their overall record to 15-14. They split the opening doubleheader on April 3 at Carl Sandburg College, winning the first game 1-0 and losing the second 3-1. Another conference doubleheader against Kishwaukee... Read more »

Condie leads Eagles’ tennis team

Mitch Schafer, IVLeader Staff
April 5, 2012
Filed under Sports

For those of you students who don’t know who Anthony Condie is, jump on the bandwagon before fame and fortune start flowing his way. Condie chose to play tennis at LaSalle-Peru High School before the 2009-10 School school year. When asked why he wanted to play tennis, he said, “I wanted to try... Read more »