Basketball Players Recognized

March 5, 2020

IVCC freshman Tyler Rodgers was named to the All Region Team for District 3, Division 2. Rodgers, who is from New Mexico, averaged over 14 points per game for the Eagles this season. He also tallied more than six rebounds...

Basketball players earn recognition

IV Leader, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Illinois Valley Community College men’s basketball sophomore Rickey Calvin has been named to the All-Region IV, District 3 second team, all-region tournament team and second team All-Arrowhead Conference, head coach Chris Herman...

Basketball Roundup

IV Leader, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

The Lady Eagles’ bid for a trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournament in Arkansas ended just short. The Eagles lost the Region IV Championship to Moraine Valley 92-72 on March 11 at Waubonsee. The...

Finding passion on the court

Tyler Towne, Sports writer

March 9, 2017

Most kids who play basketball beyond their high school years likely fell in love with the game at a very young age. Isaiah Tubbs is an exception. “I didn’t fall in love with basketball until about eighth grade,” Tubbs...

Basketball nears end of season stretch

Dakota Applebee, IV Leader Sports Writer

January 26, 2017

As the 2016-17 basketball season approaches its close, the IVCC Eagles and Lady Eagles hope to hold pace down the stretch. Both teams feature versatile high scoring offenses, but they have both been struggling to put up wins ...

Athlete Spotlight

January 26, 2017

Athlete Spotlight: Julia Pohar Sport: Basketball Position: Point Guard Year: Freshman TT: When did you start playing basketball? JP: My fifth grade year. TT: When it comes to basketball, who do you look up to? JP: Kyrie Irving, I’...

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