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Former Purple Knight Laun-Smith puts athletics on hold

Bucs’ Laun-Smith puts athletics on hold By JIM FRANZ Co-Sports Editor Oct 20, 2020 BELOIT—In a more perfect COVID-free world, Beloit College senior Eva Laun-Smith would be enjoying her final fall season of volleyball, likely adding to her impressive credentials as a powerful 5-foot-10 outside hitter. Instead, she’s resolved to the fact that part of

SDB – Winter Sports Update

Dear Purple Knight Families,  I wanted to share an important update with you today regarding winter sports:  All Big 8-member schools have determined that conference competition for winter sports will  not occur until the week of January 25th (at the earliest).   Some schools in the Big 8 Conference have announced that they will remain in

Athletics to Begin “The Scoreboard”

“Touchdown!” “In the hole!” “Ace!” “Out of the park!” Welcome to The Scoreboard.    This year, a new column will appear on the athletics webpage, and it will contain articles about people and events that relate to Beloit Memorial athletics. Its goal is to promote a positive culture between athletics and the community, focusing on the achievements

Knights Hire New Girls Basketball Coach

BMHS hires Johnson to coach girls hoops By JIM FRANZ Co-Sports Editor BELOIT—Dilonna Johnson said when she was playing point guard in high school and as a collegiate her coaches would often tell her she should someday look into a coaching career. “I always told them, ‘No way,’ but I think that’s just a kid

Community Upload for Yearbook Photos

Students and families who would like to contribute photos they took to the Yearbook staff can Click here and use the Access Code Yearbook. This is also the place to upload senior portraits! We appreciate your help. Contact Breja Fink with any questions.

Former Purple Knight Hooper Tony Carr

Tony Carr: learn from history and treat others how you want to be treated By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer Beloit athletic legend and author Tony Carr likes to not only talk about history, but show it. His collection of more than 500 pieces of Black memorabilia, including many offensive items, are painful but important

Great Article on Former Knight Alex Polizzi

LEGENDS – Alex Polizzi By JOSH FLICKINGER Co-Sports Editor MADISON, Wis. — Nothing seems to deter Beloit native Alex Polizzi from a successful MMA career. Not signing up for a bigger stage with promoter Bellator. Not a former champion as an opponent. Not even a global pandemic. Polizzi, who turned pro in 2018, stepped up

Happy First Day of School Purple Knights!

Get off to a great start! Stay engage! Stay encouraged and we will be back together soon! We are all in this together, reach out to your teachers, counselors, coaches, or administrators if you need help! Don’t wait until it is too late! You got this!!

WIAA Releases Survey Results

Prep sports: Most schools in Wisconsin, but not in Madison area, opt for traditional fall seasons Art Kabelowsky | Wisconsin State Journal According to a WIAA news release on Wednesday, 68% of Wisconsin’s 11-player football programs statewide have opted to play a shortened fall schedule. Schools had until Tuesday to declare their intention to play

Beloit’s Harris headed to Hillcrest

Beloit’s Harris headed to Hillcrest By JIM FRANZ Co-Sports Editor BELOIT—Carlos Harris is accustomed to road trips for tournaments with his AAU basketball team. He has never experienced one like this, however. On Saturday night, the Beloit teen will travel to Phoenix, Ariz., where he will begin his junior year as a member of Hillcrest