Sports

Belvidere High School Weekly Athletic Schedule April 2-7

April 2 Boys Tennis, Varsity vs. Woodstock, 4:30 p.m. at Woodstock High School, bus leaves at 3 p.m. Girls Soccer, Freshman/Sophomore vs. East, 5 p.m. at BHS Practice Field – West Soccer April 3 Boys Volleyball, Freshman vs. Jefferson, 5 p.m. at Melvin L. Brown Gymnasium Boys Volleyball, Junior Varsity […]

 
 

Belvidere North’s Lambrecht is 12th in state bowling tourney

By Bob Balgemann Reporter There’s a lot of pressure on bowlers who qualify for state as individuals. While they usually have family and fans accompanying them to the tournament, they aren’t surrounded by teammates as usually is the case during the regular season. While that’s difficult seniors Brynn Lambrecht, representing […]

 
 

Belvidere North runs off with Huntley girls indoor track meet

By Bob Balgemann Reporter The girls indoor track team at Belvidere North High School has made a statement as the 2018 season gets under way. The Lady Blue Thunder scored 132 points Feb. 24 to handily win the Huntley Girls Indoor Invite. Host Huntley was second with 88 1/2 points, […]

 
 

Lady Vikings set sail for spring

  By Chris Johnson reporter The North Boone Lady Vikings winter sports season has come to a close. Following a loss to the defending Regional Champion Winnebago Lady Indians on Wednesday Feb. 7, 49-25, uniforms were turned in and all of the athlete’s attention turned to the open fields and […]

 
 

Parsons signs Letter of Intent

Parsons signs Letter of Intent

By Anne Eickstadt Editor Family, friends, classmates, and teammates gathered together in the Forum Room at Belvidere North High School on Wednesday, Jan. 31. They were there to support Kaylee Parsons in her decision to sign a Letter of Intent to play soccer at Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Parsons graduated BNHS […]

 
 

Belvidere’s Lady Bucs decide who wins NIC-10 bowling title

By Bob Balgemann Reporter The Lady Bucs were at the top of the NIC-10, or close to it, throughout the 2017-18 bowling season. But they saved the best for last and upset previously undefeated Freeport in the final match of the regular season, to create a tie for the championship […]

 
 

Belvidere North banks on defense for wins

By Chris Johnson reporter The warm-up, which is called the regular season, is over for the Lady Blue Thunder. With the Rockford Boylan Lady Titans pulling away to the NIC-10 Title, Belvidere North had the chance to get its game in shape for a second chance. The 4A Girls’ Basketball […]

 
 

Blue Thunder stay focused for final charge

By Chris Johnson reporter There are preferred times during a high school basketball season that a team hopes to be playing its best. The Belvidere North Blue Thunder know they have a few weeks and a handful of games left to help get them where they need to be before […]

 
 

Harlem’s Carson Racich, Brenton Shaw playing varsity golf, football

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER It didn’t take any time at all for Harlem graduates Carson Racich and Brenton Shaw to break into varsity lineups of their chosen sports at the college level. They both were record breakers of “first-ever” quality while playing golf and football for the Orange and White. […]

 
 

Harlem swim team closes out week with victory over Jefferson

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Harlem’s varsity girls swimming and diving team closed out a short week by defeating Jefferson, 144-33, in a NIC-10 dual meet. Trinity Goertz started things off by scoring 142.20 points to win the diving competition. Harlem’s took all three relay events. That included the 200-yard medley, […]