Both the boys and girls teams for the Bloomington-Normal lacrosse co-op have officially begun play this spring after having the 2020 season canceled, and continue to grow and develop on the field in their inaugural seasons.
Rob Wuethrich has been a standout golfer for the Illinois Wesleyan Titans, and has continued his success as a senior with multiple tournament wins and back-to-back College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Golfer of the Week honors.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Congratulations to our local high school basketball players who have been selected to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association all-state teams. JT Welch and Katie Steinman from Central Catholic both landed on their 2A all-state teams. University High’s DJ Starr joined Welch on the 2A boys squad. Zach Cleveland from Normal Community made […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — With school sports being shut down or limited, student athletes found themselves searching for alternative ways to hone their skills, stay in shape, and get recruited. Many succeeded, often with the support of private gyms. As the end of another school year approaches, we are celebrating all of 2021’s college recruits, including […]
NORMAL, Ill. — It was defense that helped the Normal Community High School boys secure their 52-39 win over Champaign Centennial in the Big 12 Conference Tournament this weekend led by coach Dave Witzig. With the absence of a State Tournament this year, the Conference Tournaments carried a little more weight than in years past […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Both teams made strides founded on hard work and consistency. NCHS coach Tom Patten explains, “Like pretty much every cross country program, we try to bring together a combination of strength and distance training with shorter, speed training. There’s no magic; the harder they work at those two facets, the better they will […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ill — As you may know, the 2020 State Farm Holiday Classic is just one in a long line of COVID-19 cancellations this year. Our organizing committee should now be knee-deep in plans for what would have been our 42nd season of providing what we call “The Best Basketball this side of March!” for […]
NORMAL, Ill. — Congratulations to local NCHS athlete, Giana Rawlings, last year’s IESA Scholar Attitude Award Winner! The Illinois Elementary School Association’s award goes to 8th graders in regions across the state to recognize “today’s dreamers and tomorrow’s leaders” through academic success, IESA activity participation, and community involvement. A recognition ceremony was suppose to take […]
After winning an IESA cross country state title last year as an eighth grader, Ali Ince came into Normal Community High School with high expectations, and she has continued to prove her elite running talent this fall.
NORMAL, Ill. — Nic Kearfott of Normal Community High School was recently awarded Athletic Director of the Year from the IADA (Illinois Athletic Directors Association) for Class 3A & 4A, Division 5. Kearfott has served as Athletic Director for 16 years and was previously a varsity baseball coach, an assistant high school football coach, and […]