Heidi Burkhart in action during her playing days for Rockford University

Heidi Burkhart in action during her playing days for Rockford University

COURTESY PHOTOS The Gazette Winnebago native Heidi Burkhart in action during her playing days for Rockford University.



NIC-10 tournament next for wrestlers; late wins top Hononegah By Bob Balgemann REPORTER The 2018-19 wrestling season is winding down for Harlem with the next big meet being the NIC-10 tournament Saturday at Rockford East. There were some tune-ups for that competition with a big one being the 38-30 dual […]


Belvidere Fury: Building a team

SUBMITTED PHOTOS Belvidere Republican
	The Fury Ice Hockey Team with their head coach David Wandell.

“It’s special to play with kids we go to school with,” Jacob said. “Thanks to the Belvidere Park District for building an ice rink. We had to make do with playing in Rockford until our hometown got one.”


Lady Blue Thunder NIC-10 early front-runner

CHRIS ANDERSON PHOTOS Belvidere Republican Blue Thunders' Madison Directs (15) drives to the basket as Belvidere North traveled to Machesney Park on Nov. 27 to take on Harlem.

Belvidere North is in first place after the first few weeks of the 2018-2019 winter sports season.


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 […]

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