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Safety is Primary Concern

Beard on Board: Safety is primary concern By JIM FRANZ Co-Sports Editor BELOIT—Beloit Memorial High School Athletic Director Joel Beard presented an update on how athletics might open to the School District of Beloit Board of Education Tuesday night. The Board chose to hold off on approving his plan until the fall reopening plans for students

BMHS hires new tennis coach

BMHS hires new tennis coach By Daily News staff BELOIT—The School District of Beloit has hired Sheridan Michels as its new head girls tennis coach at Beloit Memorial. Michels has been with the district for five years and is a physical education teacher at BMHS. “I am really excited about coaching girls tennis and helping

Hockey attends Camp

Buchs leading hockey through workouts By JOSH FLICKINGER Co-Sports Editor BELOIT—Much of the focus as it comes to the return of prep sports has been on the gridrion this summer. And while that’s certainly understandable given the timing and nature of the sport, there are other coaches and athletes concerned with the immediate future of

Bautch hired again by Knights

Bautch hired again by Knights By JIM FRANZ Co-Sports Editor BELOIT—Shane Bautch believes he has an advantage facing the challenge of turning around Beloit Memorial’s boys basketball fortunes. He’s done this before. Bautch was 30 years old and already a successful high school coach when he was first hired to guide the 2000-01 Purple Knights.

Purple Knights Name New Coaches

Beloit Memorial names Shane Bautch as boys basketball coach Jon Masson Wisconsin State Journal Beloit Memorial is turning to Shane Bautch, a former Purple Knights’ coach, as its new boys basketball coach. The Beloit school district announced the hirings of Bautch as Beloit Memorial boys basketball coach and Sheridan Michels as girls tennis coach in

WIAA Fall Sports Update

WIAA says it isn’t spending ‘any serious staff time and discussion’ on moving specific sports or flipping seasons Jon Masson | Wisconsin State Journal Jul 7, 2020 The WIAA says it isn’t considering moving any fall sports to the spring sports season or flipping sports seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Any such change would

All-Time Beloit Hoops Team

Miller picks an All-Time Beloit hoops team BELOIT—Turns out we’re not the only ones delving into local sports history to find a way to fill both time and space, hopefully in an entertaining and educational way. Mark Miller, the editor of the Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook, has researched the history of basketball in Wisconsin and produced