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Philadelphia 76ers follow process to playoff spot

Mason Lucas, Sports Columnist

April 26, 2018

Prior to this season, the Philadelphia 76ers had not made the playoffs since the 2011-2012 season. Since then their former General Manager, Sam Hinkie, was a man who believed in analytics. He studied the numbers precariously,...

Double standard plagues NFL, hurts integrity

Jacob Steinberg, Sports Columnist

April 26, 2018

The National Football league may be the king sporting league in this country. From television ratings to overall revenue, the NFL takes the cake over the MLB, NBA, and NHL. While all that is good for the NFL, they very well could...

Pohar selected for third team honor

Tyler Towne, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018

IVCC standout guard and sophomore Julia Pohar of Peru was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II All-American third team. She is the first player to hold this honor in the Tom Ptak’s tenure. Pohar...

Key players stand out for Eagles

Tyler Towne, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018

The IVCC Eagles have had a rough 2018 campaign. Out of the gate, the Eagles are 13-23 overall and 2-11 in conference. While the team may have a disappointing record thus far, there are some key players that have stood out. Brady...

7th-Inning Stretch

Tyler Towne, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018

The Lady Eagles have had an unconventional season. After returning home from their opening games in Florida, they have found weather that is not conducive to their sport. From rain to snow, the softball team has had their fair...

What are African-American superheroes trying to say?

J.Q. Church, Web Advisor

April 26, 2018

On Sept. 16, 2016, Netflix released a straight-to-series season of “Luke Cage” where we were finally introduced to the bulletproof D-list hero, formally known as Marvel’s Power Man, in modern day Harlem. Only two years...

The Newsies Strike of 1899: Still making headlines

Summer H.-Abernathy, Columnist

April 26, 2018

“Newsies: The Musical” hit the Broadway stage in 2011 and Netflix in 2017, and throughout those years, young fans across the country have been cheering for their favorite newsboy rebels. Disney’s hit musical, which was...

Klieber shows fitness is a lifestyle for everyone

Erica Lawless, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Tracie Klieber wishes students would realize that every time they step into the fitness center or a gym, it’s an opportunity to change their health and their life. Klieber is a 57-year-old fitness instructor at Illinois Valley...

IV Leader staff attended the Illinois Community College Journalism Association spring conference and accepted awards. Back row: Noah Currie, Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Rachel Einhaus, Alexandria Bennett, and adviser Lori Cinotte. Front row: Kellsie Edgcomb and Martha Hoffman.

IV Leader wins again

April 26, 2018

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