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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

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 seven of its 12-man roster, including the entire starting lineup. Most notably absent will be...

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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 in the first quarter, jumping out to a 7-0 lead with a Crofton Perry (’22) triple, a Zach Cleveland...

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Alum Trevor Seibring took to social media after the game to congratulate Dwinal on breaking his record, which had stood for a decade.

‘This is our house’

Community beats West, Dwinal sets charge record
Eli Benson, Staff Reporter
Feb 9, 2022

“This is our house” rang through Community’s student section as the Ironmen walked off the court on Friday, Jan. 28 at Normal West, completing the season sweep of the Wildcats with a 53-45 victory. The Ironmen took a 6-0 lead early in the first quarter with a Zach Cleveland (‘22) alley-oop...

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No fly zone; Ironmen defense strong in Holiday Classic Championship victory

No fly zone; Ironmen defense strong in Holiday Classic Championship victory

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor
Dec 30, 2021

The Ironmen are State Farm Holiday Classic champions after earning their fourth win in as many days with a 40-38 victory over the East St. Louis Flyers. After the third quarter ended with the Ironmen up 27-22, the fourth quarter was a back and forth battle. Tyler Dwinal (‘22) and Famious French...

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Cleveland led the Ironmen with 17 points in a 67-60 upset victory over Rock Island.

Ironmen upset sixth-ranked Rock Island

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor
Dec 14, 2021

The Community boys basketball team beat the previously undefeated Rock Island Rocks 67-60 at home on Tuesday night.  The Ironmen used a balanced scoring attack to jump out to early leads of 22-7 after the first quarter and 41-21 at halftime. The Rocks chipped away at the deficit in the third quarter,...

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Along with teammate Trey Redd, Zach Cleveland has been starting since he was a sophomore, and after averaging a double-double last season, Clevelands skill and experience will be vital to Communitys success this year

Cleveland, Redd to lead experienced Ironmen basketball team

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor
Nov 22, 2021

After finishing last season with an eight-game win streak, the Normal Community boys basketball team looks to carry that momentum into the 2021-22 season.  The Ironmen, led by 23-year coach Mr. Dave Witzig, opened the 2020-21 season 4-5, suffering four of those five losses by a one possession margin.  “We...

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