7th-Inning Stretch

Tyler Towne, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Featured Sports, roster, Sports, standings

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...

Mock NFL draft makes predictions

Jacob Steinberg, IV Leader Sports Columnist

April 25, 2018

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The big day is coming: The National Football League teams will choose players in the draft starting April 26. In that spirit, an NFL mock draft is provided for sticking with the IV Leader this school year. The Cleveland Browns,...

Lady Eagles are swinging for nationals

Aaron Pellican, Assistant Sports Editor

April 5, 2018

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The IVCC Lady Eagles are looking to soar into the regular season as a result of this offseason’s hard work. After last season’s record of 17-16 the team has high hopes for this year. The team has a lot of second year players,...

Eagles look to improve pitching, defense

Aaron Pellican, Assistant Sports Editor

April 5, 2018

Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, standings

Runs have not been an issue this year for the Eagles as they have been producing runs at an efficient rate. The problem lies on the other side of the ball where the Eagles team ERA sits at a disappointing 8.008. The Eagles...

Pellican brothers unite

Federick William Becker II, Sports Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Featured Sports, featured-athlete, Sports, Staff, Student Life

Aaron Pellican, an Illinois Valley Community College tennis star, shared his journey climbing the ladder to try and become the best athlete he could be. Pellican finds himself in the No. 1 spot with hopes to help carry this...

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March 8, 2018


Tyler Towne, Sports Editor/Personality

March 8, 2018

Filed under Featured Sports, featured-athlete, roster, Sports, standings

The IVCC Women’s Basketball Team made an impressive run in the 2017-18 campaign. Coach Tom Ptak and the Lady Eagles are Arrowhead Conference Champions for the second year in a row. Last year it was Daniela Pavlovich scoring...

Olympic hosting: Success or scam for world’s cities?

Jacob Steinberg, Sports Columnist

February 15, 2018

Filed under Sports

As the 2018 Winter Olympics continue, the world has come together to cheer on their home countries. No matter which country one is from, everyone can be amazed at the skill, passion, and dedication these athletes put into their...

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