Ironmen fall 57-60 to Central Catholic

Ashleigh Brady, Managing Editor

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 Catholic were the first Intercity face off, and it was clear from the beginning that the duel was...

Final Four match-up

Final Four match-up

March 19, 2015

Looking to build on the momentum of the Super-Sectional upset over #1 ranked Simeon, The 32-1 Ironmen basketball team will face-off against the 30-3 Vikings of Geneva on Friday, the 19th. Tip-off for the...

Success at Holiday Classic

Tommy Lebow, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2014

Filed under Boys Basketball, NCHS, Sports

December proved to be a good month for Normal Community mens basketball. A strong performance at the State Farm Holiday Classic, despite being seeded 11th, showed that the Ironmen can play with anybody. Normal Community entered the State Farm Holiday Classic seeded 11th out of 16 teams. With the low seed, NCHS was focused on playing well. The Ironmen accomplished their goal, upsetting South Holland Thornwood in the first...

Quick start for Ironmen basketball

Tommy Lebow, Staff Reporter

December 23, 2013

Filed under Boys Basketball, NCHS, Sports

The NCHS basketball season is underway. A strong sense of optimism at the beginning of the season has translated into strong play the Ironmen, even though a 4-3 record suggests otherwise. The Ironmen hope to continue their strong play as the season kicks into full gear. Despite the team’s 4-3 start, head coach Dave Witzig likes the way his team has been playing. Witzig mentioned how important the leadership of the team’s...

Ironmen outscore Danville in round one of playoffs

Ironmen outscore Danville in round one of playoffs

February 27, 2013

The Ironmen (24-6) added an addition to their current 20 game-winning streak by beating the Danville Vikings, 63-40 in runaway victory for the unstoppable Ironmen This win will put the Iron in the final...

Successful boys senior night

Tyler Durbin, Sports

February 26, 2013

Filed under Boys Basketball, NCHS, Sports

The boys basketball team added to their winning streak to make it 19 straight wins with a 53-45 victory over the Urbana Tigers. This was the last game before the team started postseason play and it was also Senior Night. The student section was the strongest it has been all year to send the seniors out with a bang. The Ironmen have six seniors on their roster: Callen Boddie, Marquet Newsome, Trevor Seibring, Randy Heideman,...

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