2018 Blue Thunder Coed Challenge

Belvidere North HS will be holding the 9th  annual "Blue Thunder Coed Challenge" cheerleading competition on Friday, Dec. 14th in the BNHS Gymnasium.

Doors open at 4:30 PM; the competition begins at 5:30 PM; ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 for students.  Food will be provided by the Blue Thunder Booster Club.

16 teams will be competing in the "Challenge" including:  Barrington, Bolingbrook, *(7) Buffalo Grove,  Elk Grove, *(9) Glenbard East, Glenbard West,*(2) Grant,  Lake Park,  Larkin,  Maine West,

*(5) Metea Valley,  Niles North, *(4) Plainfield South, *(8) South Elgin,  York,

  and *(1)Belvidere North .   Seven  of these teams (noted by asterisk) were top 10 finishers in 2018!

For more information, contact Asst. Varsity coach Tammy Rentschler at 815-218-7206 or email tbellmi@aol.com, or Belvidere North Athletic Director Jody Flynn @  jflynn@district100.com

We look forward to seeing you at the "Challenge"!

12/15/2018 8:18 PM

News and Announcements

APPLEBEE'S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

December 10, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize dance's Kari Torgerson and swimming's Oryi Tucker as Athletes of the Week. Kari's technique and execution of skills significantly added to the team's highest score of the season at the Waubonsie Valley Invitational on Saturday. Oryi competed in 8 events this past week, winning the 200 IM and 100 Freestyle on Thursday and the 100 Butterfly and 100 Backstroke on Saturday. He also swam on 4 winning relays at those 2 meets. Congratulations to both athletes on your outstanding performances and good luck the rest of your season.
 
December 3, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize swimming's Devin Green as Athlete of the Week. Devin won the 100 Butterfly, 100 Backstroke, and was part of the winning 200 and 400 Freestyle relay teams at Saturday's Harlem Invite. Congratulations Devin on your outstanding performance and good luck the rest of the season.
 
November 19, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize basketball's Madison Diercks as Athlete of the Week. Madison had 25 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 steals in North's 56-53 win over two-time defending state champion Geneva. Congratulations Madison on a great game and good luck the rest of the season.
 
November 12, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize swimmer Mikayla Gavina as Athlete of the Week. Mikayla dropped over three seconds off of her season-best time in the 100 yd backstroke to finish first at Saturday's sectional and qualify for state this weekend. Congratulations Mikayla on your outstanding performance and good luck at state.
 
October 29, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize cross country's Madison Diercks and Trina Kazluski and swimming's Sydney Wight as Athletes of the Week. Madison ran her best time of the season, finishing the 3-mile course in 17:30. Her 7th place finish earned her all-state honors. Trina has steadily improved throughout the season and was North's number five runner at the state finals on Saturday. Her time of 18:49 was her personal best by over a minute and helped lead North to the state title. Sydney took 2nd in the 50 yd and 100 yd freestyle and was part of both the 200 yd and 400 yd freestyle relay teams that took 2nd in conference. Her efforts helped lead Belvidere to a 2nd place team finish at conference. Congratulations to all three of you on your strong performances and good luck Sydney at sectionals.
 
October 29, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize cross country's Gianna Sagona and volleyball's Kaitlin Leider as Athletes of the Week. Gianna ran her best time of the season at the Woodstock North Sectional,  finishing the three-mile course in 17:41. Her second place finish helped the Blue Thunder earn its third straight sectional title. Kaitlin had 5 aces, 9 kills, and 12 digs to help lead North to the Regional championship. Congratulations to both athletes on their great performances.
 
 
October 22, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department would like to recognize cross country's Sydnie Elder as Athlete of the Week. Sydnie ran her fastest time of the season at Regionals on Saturday. She finished 2nd overall with a time of 18:34 and helped lead North to their 5th straight Regional title. Congratulations Sydnie on your great performance and good luck at Sectionals this week.
 
October 15, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize cross country's Max Beutel and swimming's Haley Dahl as Athletes of the Week. Max finished 2nd at the NIC-10 Conference meet to help lead north to a 2nd place team finish. Haley scored her personal best 262.30 and finished 4th out of 15 divers at the Blue Devil Invite. She also swam a PR in the 50 freestyle with a time of 26.43 seconds. Her efforts helped lead Belvidere to a 5th place team finish. Congratulations to both athletes on their great performances and good luck the rest of the season.
 
October 8, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize tennis players Olivia Hart and Lauren Shelton as Athletes of the Week. The doubles partners took 1st place this past weekend at #2 doubles at the NIC-10 Conference Tournament. Congratulations Olivia and Lauren on your conference championship and good luck at Sectionals.
 
October 1, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize Golf's Bennett Baker as Athlete of the Week. Bennett took 2nd place at last weekend's conference tournament to help lead North to a 5th place finish. That is the best finish for a North golfer in school history. Congratulations Bennett on a great tournament and good luck at Regionals.
 
September 17, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department And Applebee's would like to recognize football's Clay Davis and soccer's Alexis Garcia as Athletes of the Week. Clay had 26 carries for 204 yards and 3 TD's to help lead North to a 37-24 victory over Auburn. Alexis scored 6 goals last week to lead North to 5 wins, including a first-place finish at the Hononegah Invite. Congratulations to both athletes on their outstanding performances and good luck the rest of the season.
 
September 10, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize cross country's Caitlin Corso as Athlete of the Week. Caitlin has been one of the most improved runners this season. This past weekend, she was North's number four runner and helped lead the Blue Thunder to the team championship at the Peoria Invite. Her time of 19:29 beat her personal record on the course by almost a minute. Congratulations Caitlin on a great race and good luck the rest of the season.
 
 
September 4, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize cross country's Natalie Horgan as Athlete of the Week. Natalie was North's 4th runner and took 13th overall, beating her personal record on that course by a minute and a half. Her strong race helped the Blue Thunder start the season with a first-place finish at the Crystal Lake South Invite. Congratulations Natalie on the great start to your season and good luck the rest of year.
 
 
August 27, 2018
 
The Belvidere North Athletic Department and Applebee's would like to recognize volleyball's Brooke Messenger as Athlete of the Week. Brooke had 29 kills, hit .350, had 14 digs, and 2 aces to help lead North to wins over Harlem and Guilford last week. Congratulations on your great start Brooke and good luck the rest of the season.
 
 
 

08/01/2018