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2019 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions For Each Team

Jacob Steinberg, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

April 25, 2019

The 2019 NFL Draft is officially here. Thank you so much for sticking with us this school year. Your readership is greatly appreciated by all of us at the IV Leader. As like last year, the final issue of the year coincides with...

Lady Eagles Facing Tough Test as Season Winds Down

Jacob Steinberg, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

April 25, 2019

IVCC Softball head coach Cory Tomasson’s goal is to win conference, advance to the final four of the regional tournament and qualify for nationals. In fact, the goal has remained the same every year of his 19-year tenure. So...

Eagles aiming for improved record from last season

Mason Lucas, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

April 25, 2019

The IVCC Eagles Baseball record is 10-13 overall with a 6-6 record in conference. A much better pace than last year’s 17-33 overall record and already eclipsing the 3-17 conference record. The team’s hitting has been a...

Men’s Tennis nearing the homestretch of short regular season

Jacob Steinberg, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

April 25, 2019

The IVCC Men’s Tennis team is past the three-quarter mark of their regular season. Through six games, their record stands at 2-4 overall. The team started the year 0-3 but won two out of their last three meets to improve...

Bits and Bytes: The Changing Role of the Manager in Baseball

Jacob Steinberg, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

April 4, 2019

For years, managers have been key characters in the game of baseball. The dirt-kicking, hat-throwing, base-tossing, arguing coaches have dominated the game for years. However, with advanced technology taking over the game, are...

Eagles Look To Regroup After Disappointing Season

Jacob Steinberg, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

April 4, 2019

The long, harsh, cruel winter is now giving way to spring. That means basketball season is over across the Illinois Valley, and for the IVCC Men’s Basketball team, it was disappointing year to say the least.  The Ea...

Lady Eagles Plan Ahead For Next Season

Mason Lucas, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

April 4, 2019

Basketball season has come to a close for the IVCC Lady Eagles. Their season ended on March 2 with a 100-61 loss to the then second-ranked team in the country Moraine Valley.   The Lady Eagles won the first...

Lady Eagles Seek Redemption After Disappointing 2018 Season

Jacob Steinberg, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

March 7, 2019

The IVCC Women’s Softball team is seeking redemption after a disappointing 2018 season.  After finishing 17-18 overall and 11-11 in conference play, Head Coach Cory Tomasson says that last season was a letdown. “I really had high expe...

Men’s Baseball: Eagles Look to Turn This Season Around One Game at a Time

Mason Lucas, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

March 7, 2019

The IVCC Eagles baseball team is looking to improve on last season’s woes as they get ready for upcoming action for the 2019 season.   Last season the Eagles had a sub optimal season, especially in conference. Overall the team finished 17-33 and 3-17 in conference play. Paxton Kenn...

Chicago Cubs 2019 Preview: a return to form … Mostly

Ryan O'Rourke, IV Leader Sports Writer

February 14, 2019

Spring Training is just over a month away and the Chicago Cubs are preparing to come back with a vengeance. After losing game 163 and the wild card game at Wrigley last year, the team found themselves on the outside looking in...

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