Four-year Lady Iron soccer player Courtney Dage ('20)  plays during the 2018-2019 campaign.

IHSA cancels spring tournaments

April 21, 2020

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors announced its decision Tuesday, April 21 to “cancel all IHSA spring state tournaments” in a statement released at noon. Though the IHSA has made efforts to keep the slim possibility of a spring season alive, Governor J.B. Pritzker’s decision to suspend in-person schooling forced...

Q & A: Seniors Speak Up

Q & A: Seniors Speak Up

April 12, 2020

School closures due to COVID-19 present unique challenges for all students. However, for senior athletes in their last semester at Normal Community, the experence is on a different level. Missing out on their senior season, and that final chance to make memories in Normal Community colors has led to seniors running the gamut of emotions. This is the second installment in a series of articles where seniors detail their experiences through the COVID-19 crisis, featuring soccer player Sheri Stewart.

When sports return, rule changes set the XFL up for success

When sports return, rule changes set the XFL up for success

March 21, 2020

Before COVID-19 indefinitely shut down professional and amateur sports alike, a bright spot emerged in the ordinarily dark time after the Super Bowl. The NFL season concluded on February 2 with the Kansas City Chiefs being crowned league champions. In years past, the days and months after the NFL playoffs were continually counted down by football...

NCHS cross country wins Big 12 conference

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2014

“We view the conference meet as the start of the post-season, so we started to back off of our mileage and intensity just a bit." - Coach Tom Patton

Ironmen swimming and diving

Alexandra Marable, Editor in Chief

December 17, 2012

Winter sports have begun! One of those sports would be Ironmen Swimming and Diving, whose season started on November 19th and ends February 23rd. The team consists of thirty-seven swimmers and two divers. The meets this season are mostly away, but there are some invitationals in town that you can attend. One of the invitatational would be the Bloomington Invite, which will be on December 15th and is held at Bloomington High School. Another invitational is Intercity, which takes place on January 22nd at Normal Community West High School. These meets cost under...

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