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Bad News Blackhawks: Breaking down the comeback that wasn't

Bad News Blackhawks: Breaking down the comeback that wasn’t

April 25, 2018

After nine consecutive playoff trips, the 2012-2013 Presidents’ Trophy, and three Stanley Cups, for the first time in a decade the Chicago Blackhawks have traded in their sticks for clubs and will spend the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs working on their golf swings. Despite being swept in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs by Nashville...

Print Edition Extra Feature: A (closer) look at non-traditional sports

Print Edition Extra Feature: A (closer) look at non-traditional sports

March 21, 2018

The special 70th anniversary print edition of the Inkspot includes a story about "5" non-traditional sports. A close reader may have noticed that it only included four of those sports. Take a look at the online exclusive fifth sport here. Then stay to see some videos of all four awesome sleeper sports covered in the print edition.   Unicycle Basketball The rules of...

Breakdown of Super Bowl LII

Breakdown of Super Bowl LII

February 3, 2018

After two very exciting conference championship games, the AFC New England Patriots will play the NFC Philadelphia Eagles in the 52nd Super Bowl on Feb. 4.  With two 13-3 teams, picking this year's Super Bowl champ is difficult. Both teams are stacked with talent on either side of the ball, so let’s break the game down. Quarterbacks: Starting...

Senior Benjamin Mailloux competed in the IHSA State bowling competition. Bowling, as an IHSA sport, began in 2003. Mailloux is Normal Community's first ever competitor in the tournament.

Senior places 71st in IHSA State bowling competition

February 3, 2018

NCHS senior Benjy Mailloux finished Friday's preliminary State bowling tournament tied for 71st with an average of 193.7 points per game and a total of 1162 pins. Mailloux became the first NCHS student to compete in the State bowling competition on January 26, bowling was added to IHSA competition in 2003.  The senior posted a Sectional score ...

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10 Things That All NCHS Seniors Should Miss After They Graduate

January 11, 2018

#1: Most of the teachers As hard as it is to admit, we’ve all been blessed with the faculty at NCHS. No matter what subject, there are teachers who go above and beyond to connect with their students.   Senior Megan Moore appreciates that “Miss Scott used to bring food in AP Lang. She’s an angel.”   Emily Sandy will miss “...

Spot the difference: 'Miracle Worker'

Spot the difference: ‘Miracle Worker’

November 15, 2017

Can you spot the five differences between these two photos?   Check the solution here...

ISU takes the bite out of Coyotes in Homecoming game

ISU takes the bite out of Coyotes in Homecoming game

October 25, 2017

The Illinois State Redbirds defeated the University of South Dakota Coyotes 37-21 in the ISU Homecoming football game Saturday, Oct. 21. Saturday was the epitome of college football - a sunny, 73-degree day; ISU students, both current and alumni, parents, and Redbird fans streaming into Hancock Stadium from all directions; the surrounding parking lots...

NFL Week Four Scores

NFL Week Four Scores

October 4, 2017

NFL Week Three Scores

NFL Week Three Scores

September 28, 2017

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