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Ironmen fall 57-60 to Central Catholic

Ashleigh Brady, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2016

Filed under Basketball, Boys Basketball, NCHS, Sports

Neon orange, sapphire blue, metallic grey, eggplant purple, and forest green. The Shirk Center stands were reminiscent of an artist’s palette. Fans were clustered with their like-minded and like-dressed peers in groups around the court, making it easy to identify the fan sections of each school. Normal Community and Central Ca...

Iron Dance Team pirouettes into new division

Iron Dance Team pirouettes into new division

November 15, 2016

The pressure is on for the girls of the NCHS dance team: this year, they have been moved up from a divis...

Lady Iron takes W out of West

Ashleigh Brady, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2016

Filed under NCHS, Sports

Everyone in the stands, Ironman or Wildcat, held their breath as the Lady Iron served on game point. It had been a long night full of cheering, groaning and the typical edge-of-your-seat excitement; this was the moment for the Lady Iron to clinch the victory. The ball launched over the net, West returned it, and seconds later ...

Lady Iron volley past Danville

Lady Iron volley past Danville

October 14, 2016

NCHS continued their successful season Sept. 20 with 25-7 and 25-9 wins at home. The Lady Iron domin...

JV soccer team falls short at Edwardsville

James Broach, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016

Filed under NCHS, Soccer, Sports

The NCHS junior varsity soccer team was shutout in their lose at Edwardsville 4-0 on Saturday, Sept. 24. Normal Community suffered just their 1st lost against a very tough Edwardsville squad. Normal’s jv season record stand at 6-1-2, and 3-0-2 in the Big 12 conference. Normal's backup goalie let in 3 Tiger goals in the first half, a...

‘Shooting for 2020’: Ariola sets sights on Olympic trials

Mackenzie Christian, Senior Reporter

October 7, 2016

Filed under NCHS, Sports

Grace Ariola competed in the 2016 Olympic Swimming Trials this past summer, competing in the 100 meter backstroke -- taking ninth place and ultimately not qualifying past the semi-finals for the Rio Olympics. Ariola did however qualify to compete in Hawaii in the Junior Pan Pacific Championships. Although Ariola didn’t ...

Intercity: Girls cross country battles, finishes 2nd

Hayley Metz, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016

Filed under NCHS, Sports

The girls cross country team finished second in the Intercity meet at Maxwell Park behind U-High, a repeat of last year’s finish for both teams. Before Tuesday’s meet, head coach Tom Patten said, “Our girls team is probably going to get second, although they have as good a chance of winning as they have in the past several...

Photo Gallery: Orange and Black scrimmage

Photo Gallery: Orange and Black scrimmage

August 25, 2016

To kick off Friday night football at NCHS, the varsity, junior varsity, and freshman football players...

Athletic Director set to leave NCHS

Athletic Director set to leave NCHS

February 12, 2016

Athletic Director Mr. Andrew Turner will be leaving Normal Community High School at the end of this ...

Recapping the Chili Bowl

Recapping the Chili Bowl

September 12, 2015

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Girls golf takes Intercity Championship

Girls golf takes Intercity Championship

September 10, 2015

With four players finishing with the top five scores, the NCHS girls golf team claimed the Intercity Championship...

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