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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Sports Briefs: Week of Feb. 21

Sports Briefs: Week of Feb. 21

Mar 1, 2022

Boys Swimming Josh Fujimoto (’23) finished 4th at the IHSA State swim meet Saturday in the 500-yard freestyle, improving on his prelim finish..  Senior Tyson Tucci placed 5th in the race and finished...

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Lady Iron basketball celebrate win, seniors

Lady Iron basketball celebrate win, seniors

Anna Dunne and Drew Farmer Jan 31, 2022

The girls basketball team celebrated a win and the team's two seniors last Tuesday night, defeating the Springfield Southeast Spartans 67-44. While Karleigh Creasey and Paige Walker were recognized...

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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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Boys advance, girls fall in State Farm Holiday Classic Hoops Tournament

Boys advance, girls fall in State Farm Holiday Classic Hoops Tournament

Stay tuned for more coverage of Normal Community basketball at the State Farm Holiday Classic
Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Dec 29, 2021

The first seeded Community boys basketball team, 12-1, defeated the Chicago North Lawndale Phoenix 68-48, advancing to the semifinals of the State Farm Holiday Classic Tournament. While getting out...

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Sports briefs: Week of Nov. 15

Sports briefs: Week of Nov. 15

Girls Swimming Kenna Malinowski (9), Nina Osborne (11), Meghan Kilcoin (11), and Larissa Harr (12) finished their season at the single-class IHSA State Swimming and Diving meet on Nov. 12-13 at the FMC...

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Athlete of the Week: Karleigh Creasey

Athlete of the Week: Karleigh Creasey

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Nov 17, 2021

Creasey is a four year varsity player. Her sophomore year she was voted team MVP and earned Second Team All-Big 12 honors. Her junior season she was named First Team All-Big 12 and helped Community win...

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Heat check: Lady Iron basketball looks to build on last season’s achievements

Heat check: Lady Iron basketball looks to build on last season’s achievements

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Nov 15, 2021

Community head girls basketball coach Dave Feeney didn’t plan on measuring last season’s success with wins and losses.   His aim, Feeney said, was to “establish what this program stands for ....

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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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Lady Iron basketball upperclassmen [gallery]

Lady Iron basketball upperclassmen [gallery]

Olivia Plangger, Co-Editor-in-Chief Feb 15, 2021
After the Lady Iron basketball team finished 14-16 last season (marking the first sub .500 finish in five years), Coach Dave Feeney was optimistic heading into the abbreviated '20-'21 season. The reason for Feeney's optimistic outlook, he said, was that the “core of our varsity” was returning from last season. Take a look at the Lady Iron upperclassmen who have helped lead the team to a 3-0 start.
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Briana Mathews, who scored eight points against Moline, pulled up for a jumper under the hoop.

Lady Iron clinch comeback win against Moline

Olivia Plangger, Co-Editor-in-Chief Feb 9, 2021

Despite trailing the Moline Maroons heading into the fourth quarter, the Lady Iron varsity basketball team opened their season with a 59-42 comeback win on their homecourt Saturday, Feb. 6.  While...

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