IC Scores

Maria Wittenauer –   Here are the scores for the athletic teams of IC from the past two weeks! Football: 10/31 Defeated Knox College 59-13 11/7 Lost to Cornell College 64-62 Men’s Cross Country: 10/31 11th of 11 teams 11/14   35th Women’s Cross Country: 10/31 11th of 11 teams 11/14   40th Men’s Soccer: 10/27 Tied…

Women’s Soccer Coming to a Close

Paige Graham – The Illinois College women’s soccer team, consisting of seventeen female athletes, is quickly approaching the end of their season. Coaches Smith and Jauregui are in their first seasons here at IC. The community is impressed with their leadership thus far and look to see their hard work pay off this season and…

2015 Basketball Preview

Paige Graham – With fall sports coming to a close, winter sports are just beginning, including both the men’s and women’s basketball teams. The women’s basketball team ended their 2014-2015 season with a record of 14-10 and an appearance at the Midwest Conference for the first time in five seasons, while the men’s basketball team…

Baseball Field Renovations

Faith Irvin – For the last two seasons, the Blueboys and Lady Blues have not been able to host baseball and softball games on their home fields, the reason being each field is in violation of both safety and NCAA regulations. Instead, they have been playing home games at Lenz Field next to Culbertson Memorial…

IC Softball: Team or Family?

Marineth Sierra – The Illinois College Softball team has won ten games this season and lost fifteen; but the strength in the team isn’t measured in just wins and losses. “It is very rewarding to work with a group of athletes who are so selfless and ready to do whatever they need to do to…

The Zoo: Exploitation of College Athletes

Emily Harms – Earlier this year, 33.4 million people watched Ohio State battle Oregon in the first college football playoff national championship, according to NPR.org. Also, Fortune.com reports that last year, Americans, myself included, watched 664 million hours of the NCAA’s “March Madness” men’s basketball tournament. Despite the national attention college sports receive, along with…