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Wrestling team adds female competitors to roster

Wrestling team adds female competitors to roster

Zach Holliday, Colin Flack, and Reid Watkins

January 10, 2020

The wrestling team has seen some new faces this year, adding two female athletes to their roster of previously all boys. Shelby Hailey and Pyper Wood joined the team for the 2019-2020 wrestling season....

Schneringer out for season after ACL injury

Schneringer out for season after ACL injury

December 28, 2019

In the offseason following Kylee Schneringer's sophomore season, the Lady Iron basketball’s guard/forward suffered an injury in which she both dislocated her shoulder and tore her labrum. After sitting...

Video: Creasey reacts to game winner over Danville

Video: Creasey reacts to game winner over Danville

December 18, 2019

The Lady Iron basketball team trailed Danville 49-50 after leading much of Saturday afternoon's game. A 3-point shot with 19 seconds to play from Danville's leading scorer Erin Houpt put the Vikings on...

Redbird defense impresses in win over Morehead State

Redbird defense impresses in win over Morehead State

December 13, 2019

The Illinois State defense (4-6) posted their best performance of the year, forcing 16 turnovers and pulled down 31 defensive rebounds in a 61-50 win over non-conference opponent Morehead State (5-5) on...

Lacrosse meeting reveals new details for the first co-op season

Lacrosse meeting reveals new details for the first co-op season

December 11, 2019

Local high school students interested in joining the Bloomington-Normal Lacrosse co-op attended the newly formed organization’s first informational meeting on Thursday, December 5 at NCHS. The addi...

Boys basketball victorious in Intercity Tournament after 4 overtime win

Boys basketball victorious in Intercity Tournament after 4 overtime win

December 11, 2019

It took four overtimes for the NCHS boys basketball team to cap off an undefeated Intercity tournament with a 63-60 victory over Normal West on December 2.  With four seconds left on the Shirk Center c...

Lady Iron swim & dive seniors cap off  their athletic careers

Lady Iron swim & dive seniors cap off their athletic careers

December 9, 2019

Two senior state-qualifying athletes ended their high school athletic careers with a splash

‘Birds fall short against UCF

‘Birds fall short against UCF

December 6, 2019

The Illinois State University mens basketball team lost 67-65 to the University of Central Florida on November 17. After beginning the season 2-0, this was the first loss for the Illinois State men’s ...

New look Lady Iron tip-off at Central Catholic

New look Lady Iron tip-off at Central Catholic

November 18, 2019

The girls basketball team will begin their 2019-20 campaign with the annual Intercity tournament Monday, November 18 as they take on tournament hosts Central Catholic at 7:30 p.m. The Lady Iron, who shared...

Reflecting on varsity volleyball season; looking at future goals

Reflecting on varsity volleyball season; looking at future goals

November 14, 2019

The Lady Iron volleyball team concluded their season at the hands of Minooka on Monday, November 4. The Indians defeated NCHS in two matches -- 25-12; 25-15 -- in the IHSA 4A Sectional semifinals at Otta...

Ironmen football faces off against Phillips

Ironmen football faces off against Phillips

November 8, 2019

The varsity football team advanced to the second round of the IHSA playoffs with a 36-14 victory over Reavis last Friday. The Ironmen face off against Chicago’s Phillips High School on Saturday, Novemb...

Well-run season: Girls cross country finish campaign; Hartke onto state

Well-run season: Girls cross country finish campaign; Hartke onto state

November 8, 2019

Olivia Hartke (‘22) qualified as an individual for the IHSA State Cross Country Finals and will line up at Detweiller Park on Saturday, November 9 against the best runners across the state. Hartke ran an...

Photo Gallery: Ironmen clinch Big 12 title in blowout win

Photo Gallery: Ironmen clinch Big 12 title in blowout win

October 23, 2019

The Ironmen earned a share of the Big 12 Conference title with their 41-13 victory over Champaign Centennial on Friday night. The Ironmen advanced to 7-0 in conference play and can win the Big 12 title...

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