Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

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Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

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Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

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Iron’s undefeated streak on the line in Big 12 showdown

Inkspot Staff, Inkspot Staff Jan 10, 2023
Take a look at Community's statistical leaders heading into Wednesday's contest.
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The Iron dance team performs during halftime of a home basketball game. This season the team add performances during Communitys home football games to their schedule for the first time.

New coach, new challenges for Iron dance team

Christian Hofmann and Ava Yokley Jan 10, 2023

A coaching change means new challenges for the Iron dance team as they attempt to sustain last season's success.  After placing 26th in the 3A IHSA State Dance Competition in January 2021--the team's...

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Senior Sophia advances the ball up court in the season opener win over U-High.
Feeney averages 7.1 points per game, and leads the Iron in assists (18), steals (20) and deflections (20).

Girls basketball: Undefeated Iron face unbeaten Washington

Jeffery Woodard, Senior Staff Reporter Dec 15, 2022

Community’s girls basketball team’s undefeated season is on the line as they face an unbeaten Washington Panthers squad at home Thursday, Dec. 15. When Community tip-offs against Washington (9-0)...

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“New” Ironmen open season against U-High in Intercity action

“New” Ironmen open season against U-High in Intercity action

Jeffery Woodard, Senior Staff Reporter Nov 21, 2022

The Ironmen will hit the hardwood taking on the U-High Pioneers in the Intercity tournament Monday night at the Shirk Center. The Iron are looking to defend last season’s Intercity championship, extending...

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By the Numbers: Ironmen boys basketball vs. U-High Pioneers [video]

Ruth Oliveros-Gallardo, Staff Writer Nov 21, 2022
Take a look at how Normal Community's boys basketball team matches up against the U-High Pioneers ahead of the Intercity tournament [video]
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By the Numbers: Ironmen girls basketball vs. Normal West Wildcats [video]

Ruth Oliveros-Gallardo and Giana Rawlings Nov 18, 2022
Take a look at how Normal Community's girls basketball team stacks up against Central Catholic in game two of the Intercity tournament [video]
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Coach Dave Feeney addresses the Iron team during Monday, Nov. 14s season opener against U-High.

Girls basketball starts season with a win, hopes of building on last year’s success [season preview]

Inkspot Staff and Brady Boyd Nov 16, 2022

Community’s girls basketball team opened the 2022-23 season with the goal of building on last year’s success, a goal they took a step toward with Monday’s 54-27 win over the U-High Pioneers in Intercity...

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By the Numbers: Ironmen girls basketball vs. Central Catholic Saints [video]

Ruth Oliveros-Gallardo, Staff Writer Nov 16, 2022
Take a look at how Normal Community's girls basketball team stacks up against Central Catholic in game two of the Intercity tournament [video]
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By the Numbers: Ironmen girls basketball vs. U-High Pioneers [video]

Giana Rawlings, Staff Writer Nov 14, 2022
Take a look at how Normal Community's girls basketball team stacks up against the U-High Pioneers ahead of the season opener tonight [video]
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The 22-23 Ironmen basketball roster has big shoes to fill to replace last seasons standout seniors.

‘Big shoes to fill’: Ironmen basketball season preview

Replacing the '21-22 season's seven graduates will be a tall order for the Ironmen basketball team
Giana Rawlings and Ruth Oliveros-Gallardo Nov 10, 2022

The Ironmen basketball lineup will look significantly different from last year’s when the 2022-23 season opens with the Intercity Tournament matchup against U-High on Nov. 21. The program graduated...

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Each basketball season, a cast of behind the scenes role-players are instrumental in helping game days run smoothly.

Dropping dimes; lighting up the scoreboard

Ethan Scott, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

A look back on the 2021-22 Ironmen basketball season conjures up images of Zach Cleveland dunks, Tyler Dwinial charges and Trey Redd’s clutch 3s... Those highlights helped the Ironmen tie the basketball...

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Athlete of the Week: Josh Fujimoto

Athlete of the Week: Josh Fujimoto

Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter Mar 7, 2022

Season Stats: Josh helped his team win Intercity and Conference. He placed 1st in Sectionals in the 500 Yard Freestyle and finished 4th in State in the event. Favorite Subject: Chemistry Favorite...

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Ironmen upset in Sectional Final, 22-point comeback attempt falls just short

Ironmen upset in Sectional Final, 22-point comeback attempt falls just short

Quincy defeats Normal Community 56-51 in IHSA Sectional Final
Jonah Kramer and Eli Schneider Mar 4, 2022

Down 45-23 with 5:48 left to play in the Sectional Final, Community boys basketball's (33-2) historic season appeared heading for a screeching halt at the hands of the Quincy Blue Devils (28-5). The...

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Ironmen look to exorcize Blue Devils in IHSA Sectional Final

Ironmen look to exorcize Blue Devils in IHSA Sectional Final

Eli Schneider, Senior Staff Reporter Mar 4, 2022

Community (33-1) takes on three-seed Quincy Blue Devils (27-5) in the IHSA Sectional Final on Friday, March 4 at Collinsville High School, following Tuesday’s Sectional Semifinal win over the Moline...

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Ironmen maroon Moline in Sectional Semis, advance to Sectional Finals

Ironmen maroon Moline in Sectional Semis, advance to Sectional Finals

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Mar 1, 2022

The Ironmen (33-1) boys basketball team advanced to the Sectional Finals with a decisive 61-44 victory over the Moline Maroons (28-5) on March 1.  The Ironmen used defense to generate offense early...

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