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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 look to maroon Molines season in Sectional Semifinal

Ironmen look to maroon Moline’s season in Sectional Semifinal

Eli Schneider, Senior Staff Reporter
Mar 1, 2022

  The one-seed Normal Community Ironmen (32-1) play in the Sectional Semifinal against two-seed Moline Maroons (28-4) at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 1 at Pekin High School  Community's advance to Sectionals comes after derailing the Bradley-Bourbonnais Boilermakers' season in the IHSA Collinsville...

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Ironmen to face Bradley-Bourbonnais, Freeman in Regional Championship

Ironmen to face Bradley-Bourbonnais, Freeman in Regional Championship

Ironmen advance to the IHSA Regional Final, tip-off against Bradley-Bourbonnais at home

After a 35 point victory over the Pekin Dragons, Community (31-1) faces three-seed and Southwest Suburban Conference Champion Bradley-Bourbonnais (23-7) in the Regional Championship at 7 p.m. tonight. In search of his 10th Regional Championship, Head Coach Dave Witzig said that Bradley-Bourbonnais’...

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Dwinal “charges” towards history

Dwinal “charges” towards history

Senior Tyler Dwinal on pace to break Community's single-season charge record
Eli Benson, Staff Reporter
Jan 20, 2022

For 35 years, Jim Mattson, Sports Director for Peoria's Channel 25 News, has covered high school hoops in central Illinois, reporting on the likes of Illinois hardwood legends like Anthony Davis, Shaun Livingston and Derrick Rose. Whether witnessing Davis' back-breaking blocks, Livingston's mid-range...

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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 31, 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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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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