High School Girls Rosters POSTED!

High School Girls Rosters POSTED!

If you are not accepting your spot on the team please contact John Penney ASAP. A Mandatory Parent/Player/Coach Meeting will be held at 7pm on Thursday, Feb. 28th, at the Ironworkers Hall, 5640 Sockness Dr, Rockford IL 61109; at which time, you will need to turn in the Rockford Heat Athlete Forms (found on website). That night, players will meet with their coach(s) and we will go through Club rules and expectations. Additionally, the 1st installment of Club and Uniform fees will be due.

If you are a high school player looking for a team, contact John Penney for more info.

Heat Elite Freshman Named All State!

Heat Elite Freshman Named All State!

Shout out to Heat Elite Freshman Miyah Brown(Winnebago High) for being Named to the 2A AP HM All State Team!!! Great job Miyah, Keep up the hard work! ATTN: College Coaches looking for a 5’11” guard that can get the job done on offense or defense, you will want to get in contact ASAP. Miyah has had a great season and will be showcasing her skills on the UA Circuit this spring and summer. High school Girls Tryouts are Sunday Feb 24th, 6pm at the UW Sports Factory in downtown Rockford.

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Kaiya Albert Commits to Lakeland University!

Kaiya Albert Commits to Lakeland University!

Congratulations to Heat Player Kaiya Albert, East High School for committing to Lakeland University(NCAA D3) Kaiya is a quick guard that plays well under pressure. Is not afraid to get physical on defense. She is a solid ball handler that can make moves to the hoop for an easy finish or knock down the pull up jumper. Kaiya plans to study History while playing basketball! Kaiya has a great summer that wrapped up her AAU career along with a solid Senior season, you have shown through your skill and dedication that you are ready for the next level!

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

Keep up the hard work! We will be cheering you on. #rockfordheatbasketball #rockfordheatcollegeathletes #rockfordheat #rockfordheatcollegeathletes #rockfordheatcollegeplayers #rockfordeasthighschool #easterabs

Major Announcement!

Major Announcement!

Antwon Harris Added as Director of College Recruiting Specialist.

Rockford Heat has added Antwon Harris to the ranks of Rockford Heat to help focus and promote our athletes to college coaches around the country. For high school girls, we have already proven to be the BEST in the area for college recruitment and proud of the amount of athletes that are considered to be top players in the region for their respective high schools. With this addition to the college recruitment process, our goal is to maximize and leverage all the talents and connections that span from Hawaii to North Carolina. I look forward to your student athlete possibly following in those footsteps. High school tryouts Feb. 24th.

Antwon Harris Basketball resumè

Coaching experience

Texas Tech University-Video Coordinator

Longwood University- Assistant Coach

Highland Community College- Head Coach

CoachUp- Private Basketball Coach

Playing experience

Semi-pro player

NCAA Division 1

2-time NCAA tournament appearance

2-time Big South Champion

Featured in Sports Illustrated magazine March Madness edition

Featured in Sporting News magazine March Madness edition

NJCAA Divison 1

1st Team All-American

1st Team All-Region IV

Region IV MVP

1st Team All-Conference

High school

1000 point scorer

3-time All-District

3-time All-Area

2-time All-Region

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Heat 7th Grade Girls Win Tourney!

Heat 7th Grade Girls Win Tourney!

shout out to our Rockford Heat 7th grade girls for going 3-0 today in the Valentine’s Day Shootout held at the Bulls Sox Academy In Lisle,Illinois.

Team Members are:

Kaylee Bankes

Kaylee Harter

Deniya Gary

Ally Niedfeldt

Hannah Morgan

Marya Otero

Alayna petalber

Coach Robert Bankes

Great job ladies and keep up the hard work! Spring/summer tryouts are held March 3.

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Freshman Mikayla Huffine Helps Lead Lutheran!

Freshman Mikayla Huffine Helps Lead Lutheran!

Top Heat Freshman Mikayla Huffine has quietly emerged as a leader for the Lutheran ladies and will help shape the next 3 years! Mikayla is constantly in the gym working on not just checking defense but understands defense is key. Mikayla has had a couple career 20 point games and shows Div 1 skills.

Read RRStar Story: http://www.rrstar.com/sports/20190206/lutheran-stays-strong-despite-losing-all-stater?rssfeed=true

Great job and keep up the hard work.

Heat High School Tryouts is Feb 24th for our Under Armour Circuit teams!

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Girls 3-8 Grade and High School Boys Tryouts POSTED!!!!

Girls 3-8 Grade and High School Boys Tryouts POSTED!!!!

Sping/Summer Under Armour

Girls 3rd-8th Grade and

High School Boys AAU Tryouts Announced!

(Tryout Grades are based off the grade you are currently in)

We have officially become a girls Under Armour(UA) affiliated program, that will participate in the Jr. High

UA Future Circuit. With that being said, there are some advantages to being in a program that is affiliated with one of the 3 Shoe Circuits in the Country and that is to prepare our athletes for high school where there will exposure to college coaches. There are a total of 3 circuits that exist. For high school girls, we have proven to be the BEST in the area for college recruitment and proud of the amount of athletes that are considered to be top players in the region for their respective high schools.

I look forward to your student athlete preparing to possibly follow in those footsteps.

March 2019 – July 2019


Rockford Lutheran High,

3411 N. Alpine Rd, Rockford IL


March 3rd 1pm-2pm 5th-6th Grade Girls

March 3rd 2:30pm-4pm 7th-8th Grade Girls

March 3rd 6pm-8pm 9th-11th Grade Boys

For Girls Grades 3rd-4th, please email your interest

Please arrive 30 min early for check in.

Bring completed registration form to try-outs(found on website)

For More Info Contact: John Penney @ 815-871-4112

John.penney or www.rockfordheat.com

Rockford Heat Basketball is not affiliated with any school public or private.

Freshman Double Double-Regional Champs Alert!!!

Freshman Double Double-Regional Champs Alert!!!

Great job to Heat Elite Freshman Miyah Brown(Winnebago High) for helping lead Bago to a Regional Championship last night and nabbing another double double with 21pts, 10 Steals, and 8 assists!

Great Job to Miyah Brown and the entire Winnebago team! Good luck as you head into Sectionals!

Heat High School Tryouts is Feb. 24th, 6-9pm.

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Sophomore Double Double!!

Sophomore Double Double!!

Shout to Heat Sophomore Alisyn MacGregor for nailing her first career double double for Harlem High last night!! Alisyn continues to work on her game and gets stronger and stronger every season!!

Keep up the hard work Alisyn!

Heat High School Tryouts is Feb. 24th, 6-9pm.

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