Heat 8th Grade Boys Play Well!

Great job to the Rockford Heat 8th grade boys for playing well this weekend in Aurora. The boys ended 2-1 with their only loss to Meanstreets by 9 in a back and forth game! Short in numbers and still compete at a very high level on defense in a full court and man to man setting! Great job guys, keep up the hard work!

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Heat 7th Grade Girls Win Championship!

Great job to the Rockford Heat 7th Grade Girls Team Fago for going 3-0 and winning the championship at the One Day Shootout yesterday held in Romeoville! These ladies continue to get better every practice, as they get ready to enter 8th Grade, I see multiple future college athletes on this roster! Great job ladies and keep up the hard work!

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Rockford Heat 7th Grade National Wins USJN Tourney!

Rockford Heat 7th Grade National Wins USJN Tourney!

Great job to the Rockford Heat 7th Grade Girls National Team for winning the 2017 USJN Great America Showcase Today in Waukegan!! Rockford Heat 7th Grade National Team defeated Midwest Select Wisconsin Force giving them their first loss of the summer and finishing 5-0 for the weekend!! This team will be competing in Kentucky for the "Run for the Roses" and will finish at the Nike "Tournament of Champions" held in Chicago both held during the NCAA Live Period ! College Coaches will want theses players on their radar, features multiple future Div 1 players! Great job ladies, keep up the hard work! #RockfordHeatBasketball #rockfordheatchampions #rockfordheatallstars #rockfordheatcollegeprospects #rockfordheatd1athletes #rockfordheatd1players #rockfordheatnation #rockfordheat #rockfordheatfuture

Erin Stroberg Picks Up Offer!

Shout out to Rockford Heat Elite player Erin Stroberg(Rockford East) for picking up an offer from Mckendree University. This 6’1”, Class of 2018, Forward/Center has worked relentlessly to sharpen her skills around the rim and will drain the 3! Erin plays great man to man defense and gets steals in the full court setting. Erin racked up multiple double doubles in April and is ready for July!

Coaches will want to take note and get in contact ASAP!

Keep up the hard work Erin!

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Rockford Heat Salutes Class of 2017!

Rockford Heat Salutes Class of 2017!

Rockford Heat would like to give recognition to the following athletes that will be going on to play basketball at the collegiate levels while getting their education.

The Class of 2017 is adding a record breaking 16 players to college rosters this season. Rockford Heat collegiate athletes earn significant or FULL athletic and academic scholarships from playing basketball!

On top of the Seniors in High School graduating, Rockford Heat had two JUCO Players graduate and continue their basketball scholarships at 4 year instituitions. And Rockford Heat helped/assisted 3 Heat Alums in transfers to continue their education on basketball scholarships!

You are all leaders to your peers and an inspiration to the younger players coming up through your high school and Rockford Heat teams!

The listed athletes have signed/committed to the following schools:

Brandi Fier**-Hononegah High, Committed to Univ of N Carolina-Greensboro(NCAA D1) Ashlei Lopez-Lutheran High, Committed to Morehead State University(NCAA D1)
Kailyn Strawbridge-Lutheran High, Committed to Loyola University-Chicago(NCAA D1) Kayla Steward*-Boylan Catholic, Committed to Maryville University(NCAA D2) Logan Mund-Pecatonica High, Committed to Clarke University(NAIA D1) Shamara Glover**-Guilford High, Committed to Robert Morris University(NAIA D2)
Jayla Penney*-Rockford Christian, Committed to Truett McConnel University(NAIA D2) Neve Yerk-Belvidere High, Committed to Rockford University(NCAA D3) Kaleia Monterio-Guilford High, Committed to Lincoln College(NAIA D2) Ellie Provo-Dixon High, Committed to St Francis University(NAIA D2 Soccer) Olivia Cattage-Lutheran High, Committed to Wartburg College(NCAA D3) Isabelle Shiaras-Dixon High, Committed to Sauk Valley College(JUCO D1) Shian Galbreathe-South Beloit High, Committed to Sauk Valley College(JUCO D1) R’Rionna Brocks*-East High, Committed to Highland College(JUCO D1) Elizabeth Bankole-Jefferson High, Committed to Lincoln College(JUCO D2) Mardaeja Cross-East High, Committed to Iowa Central College(JUCO D2) Victoria Malone-East High, Committed to Lincoln College(JUCO D2) Alicia Limones-Belvidere North High, Committed to Ellsworth College(JUCO D2) Crystal Mathis-Guilford High, Committed to Parkland College(JUCO D2) Madi Hecox-East High, Committed to Rock Valley College(JUCO D3) Catlin Paluzzi-Guilford High, Committed to Rock Valley College(JUCO D3)

**JUCO Graduate

Great Job ladies and good luck in your college careers! I will be watching you from afar and hope to see you courtside soon!

All Rockford Heat Coaches, Players, Parents, and Fans are proud of you!

Coach Penney

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Happy Fathers Day!

Rockford Heat would like to wish a Happy Fathers Day to all our Coaches, Parents, and Fans!!! Without you your athletes would not be who they are today, you give up your time and talents. Great job to all the Fathers, I hope you have a great day!

Team Jamerson Wins Laker Classic!

Congratulations to the Rockford Heat 7th Grade National team for winning the championship this weekend in the 17th annual Laker Classic held in Waukesha Wisconsin. The team finished 4-0 overall with the championship game coming down to top rated Wisconsin Lakers, it was a great game of defense on both sides and great fundamentals from both teams. Great job ladies, keep up the hard work!

Team Schiro Wins Championship!

Shout out to Team Schiro, our 8th grade girls black team for winning the championship today in the “For The Game Spring Finale Shoot Out” held in Libertyville. The ladies ended the day 3-0, Keep up and the hard work ladies. Enjoy the month of June with your high school teams. These girls represent the following high schools: Boylan Catholic High, Rockford Lutheran High, Hononegah High, Beloit Turner High, Clinton WI High, and Our Lady of The Assumption(Beloit).