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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By the Numbers: Lady Iron vs. Edwardsville Tigers in 2022 Sectional Championship

See how the Lady Iron compare to the Edwardsville Tigers heading into the Sectional Championship game
Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter Feb 24, 2022

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Lady Iron look to return to Super Sectional play

Lady Iron look to return to Super Sectional play

Community returns to the Sectional Championship for the first time since 2005, taking on Edwardsville
Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Feb 24, 2022

The last time the Lady Iron competed in the IHSA Sectional Championship, half the current roster wasn’t even born yet. Tonight Community returns to the Sectional Championship for the first time since...

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By the Numbers: Girls basketball v. Minooka [video]

Eli Schneider, Senior Staff Reporter Feb 17, 2022
Check out how the Lady Iron match up against the Minooka Indians in the second game of post-season play.
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By the Numbers: Girls basketball v. Bloomington [video]

Eli Schneider and Dylan Wehmeyer Feb 10, 2022
Check out how the Lady Iron match up against the Raiders in their final home game of the season.
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By the numbers: Girls basketball v. Bloomington Raiders [video]

Abby Ruebush, Senior Staff Reporter Nov 23, 2021

With a win tonight, the 3-0 girls basketball team can claim the Intercity title outright. See how the team stacks up against the Bloomington Raiders.

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By the numbers: Lady Iron basketball v. Normal West [video]

Inkspot Staff, Inkspot Staff Nov 20, 2021

The Lady Iron basketball team takes on the Normal West Wildcats in non-conference play Saturday, Nov. 20. Check out how the crosstown rivals matchup heading into their Intercity tournament contest.

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By the numbers: Lady Iron basketball v. U-High Pioneers [video]

Inkspot Staff, Inkspot Staff Nov 19, 2021
The 1-0 Lady Iron basketball team takes on the U-High Pioneers in their second game of the Intercity tournament. See how the teams compare.
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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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Q & A with the Lady Iron basketball seniors [video]

Olivia Plangger, Co-Editor-in-Chief Apr 30, 2021
The five graduating Lady Iron basketball seniors reflect on their basketball careers at NCHS in this Q & A
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Karleigh Creasey (22) transitions down the court in the Lady Irons season opener win over Moline.

Lady Iron return to play

Olivia Plangger, Co-Editor-in-Chief Mar 5, 2021

The Lady Iron varsity basketball team followed safety protocols and quarantined after close contact to COVID-19 -- the result of an opponent having several team members test positive for the virus. The...

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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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Lady Iron seniors Madison Feeney, Maylin Henning, Briana Mathews, Mallory Oloffson, and Miriam Zappa celebrate senior night.

Successful Lady Iron senior night; NCHS defeats Peoria Manual

Olivia Plangger, Co-Editor-in-Chief Feb 12, 2021

After three years of offensive run-throughs, full-court sprints, and ball handling drills, the Lady Iron basketball seniors were excited to take the court for their Senior Night game, a game they were...

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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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File Photo: Mr. Dave Feeney addresses the varsity basketball team during a  scrimmage in the 2018-19 season.

Lady Iron basketball looks to rebound under new head coach

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Feb 6, 2021

After a prolonged offseason, the Lady Iron basketball team, led by head coach Mr. Dave Feeney, return to the court on Feb. 6 to begin a shortened season. Feeney, no stranger to the Lady Iron program,...

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