Cougar Athletic College Commitments

Ava Mattox

January 28, 2020

  North has had a spectacularly good year in sports this year. Being an athlete at North means lots of hard work, and many athletes excel on our sports teams. However, few athletes go on to participate in athletics at the next level. Thankfully, North has some of this year’s top college co...

North Beats Edgewood 45-42

Sydney Piercy, Editor, Reporter

January 24, 2019

The score was 20-20 at halftime. After a close and intense 2nd half, a 45-42 final score granted the North girls basketball team their first win against local rival Edgewood since 2014. The cougars took the win on the road on Tuesday, Jan 22nd. Forcing turnovers and hitting free throws were ...

BHSN Baseball, Coming Of Age

Abby Cannon, Reporter

May 28, 2018

Long time friends Harry Delyanis and Dylan Steele are finally finding themselves, not only as baseball players, but as leaders, and as a result, they’re able to set an example for the younger players and establish a culture of respect and positivity, two philosophies that both Steele and Delyanis e...

Boys Tennis State Champs

Tatiana Huss, Reporter

October 2, 2017

The North boys tennis team grabbed the Conference Indiana title by the shackles two  weekends ago, as they fought to victory for the second year in a row. The end of the process to seal the deal, started Thurs night beginning with a singles match between North senior, Mac Rogers, defeated Kevin ...

Hoosier Cup

Hoosier Cup

Dulce Jarillo, Reporter

September 20, 2017

For two days, high schools from Indiana come to Bloomington for the Hoosier Cup, “Indiana’s Premier High School Soccer Tournament”.   On  Friday, despite the constant rain, both teams played at Karst Farm Park. The boys went against Pike High School at 6:30PM, tying 1-1. The girls went against Jennings County, win...

Cougs on the Rise

Members of the Cougar football team stand on the sidelines, awaiting play to resume

Sydney Piercy, Reporter

September 18, 2017

Last Friday, in  the most publicized and attended high school football game in Bloomington, the North football team came head to head with South. South triumphed over North this year, the final score resting at 49 for the Panthers and 20 for the Cougars. However, this game was much more equally match...

Despite Challenges, Lacrosse Team Forges Ahead

The schedule for 2017 for anyone interested in watching a few games.

Arianna Buehler, Reporter

March 24, 2017

They step on the practice field. Wielding a 40-inch long stick with a knitted pocket on the end. If you have never seen a lacrosse stick before, you might be a little confused. They throw a smooth, hard, rubbery ball back and forth between teammates. The sharp whoosh of the ball shoots back and fo...

Pressure to Perform: Balancing Finals and Basketball

Sydney, Reporter

December 20, 2016

  30 seconds left in the second half, cougars are down by three. All that matters to the  boys on the court is the game.           Until school the next day. When the teacher collects the multiple homework assignments and passes out final exam study guides. The month of December i...

A Different Sort of Addiction: Sprint Racing

Melissa Brooks, Reporter

December 20, 2016

A Different Sort of Addiction: Sprint Racing   They say it’s an addiction. They’ll spend entire paychecks and convince local sponsors to support them to keep going. They’ll dedicate every second of their free time, putting everything else on the back burner. It’s the life of a sprint ...

Transforming Concussion Awareness: Saving One Football Player at a Time

Connor Smith, junior, stares into the camera as he poses with a North Cougars football helmet. (Photo by Frances Sheets)

Arianna Buehler, Reporter

December 14, 2016

From short-term memory loss to the loss of balance and even suicide, concussions are not just headaches. They are painful, scary and life-changing. North junior Connor Smith, number 51 on the football field, knows this all too well. His past concussions have been so severe, that he is alre...

North’s Boy’s Tennis Team: Success Through Connection

Melissa Brooks, Reporter

October 17, 2016

North’s boys’ tennis team is more than just a team.  While they are talented, their success comes from their strong connection and cooperation.   “It’s important to build team chemistry,” said Scott Bode, co-captain of the boys’ tennis team.    Bode believes a team does better w...

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