Sports

As spring weather warms up, so do Harlem’s Lady Huskies

As spring weather warms up, so do Harlem’s Lady Huskies

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER The 2017 spring weather continues to be inconsistent, but Harlem’s varsity softball team is beginning to get in sync as it plays more games. That’s especially true of the offense, which ran roughshod over Crystal Lake South and Rochelle in recent games. The Lady Huskies routed […]

 
 

Harlem track teams fare well in prestigious tournament

Harlem track teams fare well in prestigious tournament

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Harlem’s boys and girls varsity track teams put on a strong showing last weekend at the prestigious Moline “Gene Shipley Tournament” downstate. They fared well in the NIC-10 opening meets last week, defeating Freeport, 81-58 and Belvidere, 81-32, in a double-dual. The junior varsity won over […]

 
 

Early successes for Harlem as weather allows some contests

Early successes for Harlem as weather allows some contests

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER About the only sure thing in the March weather roller coaster ride has been indoor track and boys vol-leyball . Mother Nature has allowed a few outdoor games and matches for Harlem’s baseball, softball, soccer and tennis teams, with more wins than losses being recorded. The […]

 
 

Harlem battling weather to start new baseball season

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER Harlem’s new varsity baseball has been ready for a while to start the 2017 season. But Mother Nature hasn’t cooperated very much. Not long ago a baseball diamond was created in a field of snow at the high school, with some of the Huskies wishing it […]

 
 

Stephen Mack Warriors girls’ basketball team undefeated

Stephen Mack Warriors girls’ basketball team undefeated

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Tryouts were held in December to find the best of talent to play on Stephen Mack Middle School’s Warriors girls’ basketball team. Under the Direction of Coach Marc Lamay and Assistant Coach, Anthony Johnston a 10-person team worked hard throughout the season that ran until early […]

 
 

Harlem Boys edge the Girls in annual bowling Grudge Match

By Bob Balgemann REPORTER In a battle of 2017 state bowling champions, Harlem’s boys team won the annual Ladies versus Gents Grudge Match by a mere 112 pins, 5,055 to 4,943. The event was held March 5 at Forest Hills Lanes in Loves Park, home of both Huskie teams. Senior […]

 
 

Switch up occurs on high scores list for junior bowling league

By Kathryn Menue EDITOR For weeks, the high scores’ list for Concordia Lanes Junior Bowling League remained consistent with the same six bowlers making the list for both the Saturday league and the Monday league. For the past few rounds of play, the high scores chart has welcomed some new […]

 
 

Vikings ‘ season send-off held up by weather

By Chris Johnson REPORTER The IHSA says the winter sports season “officially” ended on March 18, as the final four from the 3A and 4A boys’ basketball world battled for state titles. The final buzzers marked the end of another winter and the beginning of a new spring with a […]

 
 

Vikings ‘ season send-off held up by weather

By Chris Johnson REPORTER The IHSA says the winter sports season “officially” ended on March 18, as the final four from the 3A and 4A boys’ basketball world battled for state titles. The final buzzers marked the end of another winter and the beginning of a new spring with a […]

 
 

Spring season in swing but delayed

By Chris Johnson REPORTER The calendar shows the spring sports season has begun and the winter activities can be put to rest for student-athletes at Belvidere North High School. The IHSA hopes to see smooth transitions from sports season to the next. Post-season participation and weather often play a role […]