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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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Zach Cleveland (22) and Jacob Janssen (21) attempt to block a shot in a game against Central Catholic earlier this season.  Strong interior defense helped the Ironmen hold Peoria High 11 points below their season average.

Cleveland propels Ironmen to victory over Peoria High; Strong weekend fuels 3 game win streak

Jonah Kramer, Sports Editor Mar 2, 2021

Junior Zachary Cleveland’s 25 points led the Ironmen to a 56-43 victory over the Peoria High Lions 5-5 (4-4) on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The win continued Normal Community’s dominance over the Lions, as the...

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