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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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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Coach Dave Witzig will make his way into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame this month, but what makes him a hall-of-famer?

Game Changer: Coach Witzig, after 28 years, scores a bid to the IBCA Hall of Fame

Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter Apr 8, 2022

  It was 2000 -- Witzig’s second game in his sophomore season as head varsity coach. His team just suffered a 47-33 season-opening loss to another crosstown rival, Normal West. The season...

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Normal Community tipped off postseason play versus Pekin High School Wednesday night. The Ironmen defeated the Dragons 60-25 at home.

Ironmen slay Dragons in Regional Semis

Community control early, never let go on the way to a 35-point win over Pekin
Eli Schneider, Senior Staff Reporter Feb 23, 2022
“​​[It] was really important to come out strong on all cylinders… everyone was ready to play.”
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Cleveland led the Ironmen with 17 points in a 67-60 upset victory over Rock Island.

Ironmen face Pekin Dragons in Regional Semis

Eli Schneider, Senior Staff Reporter Feb 23, 2022

The Ironmen basketball team is set to host Pekin High School (7-16) in the IHSA Regional Semifinals Wednesday at 6 p.m. Community defeated the Dragons Dec. 7 by a 25-point margin at Pekin. Community...

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Governor J.B. Pritzker reacts to the IHSAs decision to go forward with high school basketball seasons in a press conference on October 28.

IHSA opposes Pritzker’s plan to start high school basketball in Illinois; No Unit 5 decision yet

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Nov 9, 2020

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is moving ahead with plans for both a boys and girls high school basketball season, a decision that goes against the guidance of Governor J.B. Pritzker and the...

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