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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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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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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The 2022 girls cross country team finished 27th as a team at the 3A IHSA State meet, the teams first appearance in eight seasons.

Girls X/C team finishes 27th at State

Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter Nov 10, 2022

The girls cross country team placed 27th at the IHSA 3A State meet on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Peoria’s Detweiller Park. While the race conditions were unlike any the girls had experienced all season --...

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Ali Ince leads the field at the start of the Normal Community Sectional. Ince would finish 14th overall as Communitys first runner across the finish line at Maxwell Park.

Girls X/C team returns to race at State

Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter Nov 2, 2022

The girls cross country team qualified for Saturday’s IHSA 3A State meet after finishing among the top seven teams at the Normal Sectional on Oct. 29.  Racing on their home course, the Iron finished...

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Ali Ince leads the field early in the Randy Sharer Intercity Meet on Sep. 22. 
Communitys girls would finish 2nd in Intercity behind West.

Lady Iron X/C wins Big 12 Conference meet; Boys team takes 2nd

Marielsie Iglesias, Senior Staff Reporter Oct 22, 2022

The girls cross country team won the Big 12 Conference title Saturday, Oct. 15, at Peoria’s Detweiller Park, finishing 10 points ahead of the Normal West Wildcats. Community’s boys placed 2nd in the...

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Cross country teams take 2nd at Intercity

Cross country teams take 2nd at Intercity

For the second straight year, Community’s boys and girls varsity cross country teams finished 2nd at the Intercity meet at Maxwell Park, Thursday, Sep. 22.   Girls Varsity  Normal West won...

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Lady Iron cross country head into Intercity meet with 2 team wins

Lady Iron cross country head into Intercity meet with 2 team wins

Anna Dunne, Libby Price, and Christian Hofmann Sep 21, 2022

The Lady Iron cross country team head into Thursday’s Intercity meet with two team victories in their first three meets of the season.  Community took 1st at the NCHS Co-Ed Open Sep. 2, beating Olympia...

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Race to the record books [video]

Ali Ince's run at history
Anna Dunne, Drew Farmer, and Avani Rai May 23, 2022

Heading into the 2022 IHSA State Track and Field meet, Ali Ince had already achieved her share of accolades. Ince added two more State titles Saturday, May 21 -- taking first in the 800 and 400 -- before...

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Sports Briefs: March 4-5

Sports Briefs: March 4-5

Girls Track & Field Members of the Lady Iron track and field team kicked off the indoor season at the Illinois Meet of Champions in Gately Park, IL on Saturday, March, 5.  Ali Ince (’24) teamed...

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Ironmen headed to championship after holding off late rally from Wheaton Warrenville; Lady Iron split two games, finish seventh

Ironmen headed to championship after holding off late rally from Wheaton Warrenville; Lady Iron split two games, finish seventh

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Dec 30, 2021

After a 10-0 run put the Ironmen up 39-25 midway through the fourth quarter, a trip to the State Farm Holiday Classic Large School Boys’ championship game seemed set in stone.  The Wheaton Warrenville...

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Ali Ince and Olivia Hartke first ran cross country together when Ince was in the 6th grade and Hartke in the 8th -- this seasons State meet marked the final time the friends would race together.

State meet marks final cross country race for friends Ince, Hartke

Jade Ryan, JD Koehler, and Tyler Tanton Nov 18, 2021

When sophomore Ali Ince and senior Olivia Hartke raced at the IHSA girl's State cross country meet on Saturday, Nov. 6 it marked the last time the pair would compete at Peoria's Detweiller Park together. Since...

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Sports briefs: Week of Nov. 1

Sports briefs: Week of Nov. 1

Jonah Kramer and Eli Schneider Nov 5, 2021

Lady Iron Cross Country Ali Ince (’24) and Olivia Hartke (’22) finished 5th and 13th respectively at the IHSA Cross Country Sectional on Oct. 30, qualifying for the IHSA State Meet at Peoria’s Detweiller...

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Athlete of the Week: Ali Ince

Athlete of the Week: Ali Ince

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Oct 28, 2021

Track Stats: Ince won three events at the 2021 IHSA State Track & Field meet. Ince was State champion in the 800m, 1600m, and the 1600m relay. Ince's 800m time of 2:03.98 stands as the fastest ever...

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Boys, girls cross country finish 2nd at Intercity

Boys, girls cross country finish 2nd at Intercity

Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 24, 2021

The varsity boys and girls cross country teams finished 2nd in the Randy Sharer Intercity meet Tuesday, Sept. 21, with each race decided by a tiebreaker. Varsity Boys After Community and U-High's...

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The Normal Community girls cross country team finished in 3rd place at the IHSA Sectional -- the best 3A team finish in school history.
Freshmen Ali Ince was the Sectional champion with a time of 17:46.61.

Crossing finish lines, crushing records

Lady Iron cross country finishes 3rd at Sectionals
Olivia Plangger and Eli Schneider Nov 9, 2020

The Lady Iron cross country team concluded their history-making season by finishing third at IHSA Sectionals on Saturday, October 31. Running their home course, Maxwell Park, with an undefeated...

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