Eagles look for fresh start

Eagles look for fresh start

Zack Miller, IV Leader Sports Editor
January 30, 2014
Filed under Sports

Eagles sophomore Ross Arteaga’s Jan. 20 tweet said it all: “Started the season with 19 guys. We are down to 6. Unbelievable.” The IVCC men’s basketball team suffered a greater loss Jan. 14 than the one on the scoreboard to Black Hawk East: sophomore guard Corey McCrary, who was leading the... Read more »

Men’s Basketball welcomed to block party

Men’s Basketball welcomed to block party

Sam Brolley, Sports Writer and the IV Leader Staff
December 5, 2013
Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team has started the season with a 2-7 record as off press time. In addition, the team may be approaching the rest of the season with fewer players. Several sources reported that men’s players had been mandated to undergo drug testing and team numbers could be reduced pending... Read more »

Ross Arteaga interview

Ross Arteaga interview

Shay Sutherland, Staff Writer
November 20, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Video Blog

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 »

Eagles rally to beat Chargers 73-63

Eagles rally to beat Chargers 73-63

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

Despite losing one of their best scorers to a concussion, the Eagles found a way to beat the Carl Sandburg Chargers in another tough game Thursday night. Alec Schwab left the game just before halftime with symptoms of a concussion. His status will be known after more evaluation and tests are conducted. The... Read more »

Lackluster second half leads to loss against Skyhawks

Lackluster second half leads to loss against Skyhawks

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
January 20, 2012
Filed under Sports

Down only three points at the half, the Eagles men's basketball team had to put together a good second half to compete for a win at Sauk Valley Community College on Jan. 19. The game followed the pattern of the season thus far as the team couldn't muster the momentum, eventually losing the game 86-68. The... Read more »

Eagles take Arrowhead Conference opener over Braves

Eagles take Arrowhead Conference opener over Braves

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
January 10, 2012
Filed under Sports

It took every bit of 40 minutes to decide a winner in the Arrowhead Conference opener, but the Eagles soared high and beat the Black Hawk College Braves 63-57. A hard nosed struggle between two tough teams led to a lot of excitement between the two teams. In the final moments, Keelan Prince of the... Read more »

Eagles fall after fast start against No. 2 ranked Bulldogs.

Eagles fall after fast start against No. 2 ranked Bulldogs.

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
January 7, 2012
Filed under Sports

The Eagles went into their hotly anticipated game against the South Suburban Bulldogs with everything to prove and for 33 minutes, they did just that. The Bulldogs, ranked second in the nation, looked like sleeping dogs as the Eagles started the game on fire going up 22-5 at one point in the first... Read more »

Eagles host doubleheader vs. South Suburban

Eagles host doubleheader vs. South Suburban

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
January 5, 2012
Filed under Sports

South Suburban college will be travelling to the Illinois Valley to play the Eagles on Jan. 7. The women's game will be at 1 pm. In their last contest, the women won at home against Elgin on Jan. 3 behind a dominating performance by sophomore Julie Haye, who scored 24 points. The Lady Eagles look... Read more »

Men’s basketball devastated by injuries

Men’s basketball devastated by injuries

Josh Dillon, IVLeader Sports Editor
December 8, 2011
Filed under Sports

It’s something every coach thinks about but never wants to do. After a game against Rock Valley College on Nov. 15, Eagles men’s basketball coach Tommy Canale told his players that they weren’t playing their next game. Canale, with the help of his assistant coaches, made the decision based on... Read more »