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Belvidere North Football vs East E-Rabs
It was a beautiful night for a football game and the sophomore Thunder took advantage of the great weather and came home with a victory. They were missing their head coach Brian Drop who was unfortunately in the hospital and we wish him a speedy recovery.
The varsity Thunder puts another victory on the board Friday night. The opening drive set a solid tone for the game with a 24 yard field goal to put the first 3 points up on the board.
North Boone Football vs Harvard
Whenever you get the two best defenses in the conference going head to head in a rivalry game and for top position in that conference, you know you are in for some good football, and that is exactly what we saw last Friday night.
North Boone Football vs Rockford Christian
The Vikings Varsity and Sophomore teams light up the scoreboard last Friday night in a pair of dominating victories on Homecoming weekend. The Vikings not only scored on offense but also on defense and with their special teams.
Belvidere Buc Football vs Harlem Huskies
Belvidere North Football vs Guilford Vikings
The sophomore Thunder may have fell short but had a good showing in many areas. The Thunder scored early in the 1st quarter following a well put together drive down the field.
The Varsity Thunder had a (well forgive me) but a terrible night against the Guilford Vikings. I am thinking that everything that could go wrong did go wrong.
North Boone Football vs Oregon
Whenever these two teams come together on the grid iron, you know it is going to be a great game to watch. Like last season the Vikings/Hawks match up will go down as one of the most exciting games of the season.
North Boone Football vs Marengo
The Vikings (2-1) take their first step in defense of their 2012 conference title Friday with an outstanding defensive effort that shut out the Indians of Marengo in their first conference matchup of the season.
Belvidere North Football vs Hononegah Indians
The hard times continue for the Thunder sophomores as they were blanked Friday night by the Hononegah Indians.
The varsity Thunder had a very solid performance this week against a pretty solid conference rival the Hononegah Indians. Coach Beck and Coach Ryan seem to be working harmoniously with these players each week and proving to be master strategists of the game.
Belvidere Buc Football vs Auburn Knigths
North Boone Viking Football vs Byron
After a dismal and shaky start to the season in week one against the Cougars the Vikings had a gut check moment last week in practice and the boys answered the coaches challenge against the always hard hitting Tigers of Byron. The Tigers took the opening drive down the field to start the game but that was last drive the Tigers would mount on the night.
Belvidere Buc Football
Freshman – WIN Bucs-32 , J-Hawks-16 (Buc record-1-0)
Sophomore – WIN Bucs-33 , J-Hawks-21 (Buc record-2-0)
Varsity – WIN Bucs-43 , J-Hawks-8 (Buc record-2-0)
Young Thunder Jr. Cheer Camp
Young Thunder Jr. Cheer Camp is again another success. Tammy Rentschler has a fantastic program for young girls that would someday like to become cheerleaders.
Belvidere North Football
The Belvidere North Blue Thunder sophomores had a very rough evening Friday night against Auburn. Thunder sophomores were routed by the Auburn Knights 44-3.
The Thunder varsity had an equally difficult game Friday night as the sophomores did but this game ended in a much different fashion. I will get to that so hold on. Thunder Varsity beat Auburn Knights in last seconds of the game, 20-19. Stay
Vikings Volley Ball 9/4/13
The 2013 lady Vikings are off to a rough start for the year after taking the 2012 Regional Championship last season. The lady Vike’s fell to the South Beloit So-Bo’s last night in two very close matches marking their third straight loss to start the season.
BHS Visits BNHS for Cross Town Football
The football season is finally underway after the storm delay from Friday night. The Cross Town Classic was just that, a classic, but then again it is every year. There is so much electricity and pride on both sides of the field to take home the coveted trophy and bragging rights of the city for a year.
Press Release Youth Thunder Cheer Camp
The Belvidere North HS Cheerleaders will be hosting their 7th annual "YOUNG THUNDER CHEER CAMP"
September 3rd, 4th and 5th from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.
Welcome Back Football Season 2013
Wow, do I love football season and there is just something about this time of year that always takes me back. It has been 25 years since I played High School ball for Hampshire High (The Whippurs. Don’t ask, I am still not sure what a Whippur is).
Boone County Fair 2013 Queen Crowned
Olivia McKenzie Johnson was crowned as the 2013 Boone County Fair Queen. She is sponsored by Curb Appeal Landscaping Co.
Olivia McKenzie Johnson
Olivia is the 18 year old daughter of Terry & Helena Johnson of Poplar Grove. Olivia is a 2012 graduate of Belvidere North High School and currently enrolled in Rock Valley College.
Scoreboard and Snipets of Note
BNHS W CLUB TEEN FOR JEANS DONATION DRIVE
A current estimate of the number of homeless people in Boone County is over 200 people. A large number of those people are teenagers. Jeans are a durable piece of clothing and a very requested item by shelters.
The BNHS W Club is sponsoring a Teen for Jeans clothing donation drive going through February 8th. Just bring in jeans and place them in the containers located near the school's main office and guidance department. The jeans will be given to homeless teens in need.
Please help if you can.
ROSTERS, TEAM PICTURES AND SCHEDULES.
The majority of the rosters, team pictures and schedules for BHS, BNHS, and NBHS have now been received. All winter sports pages will be updated by the end of next week.