Congrats to the Class of 2019!

Congrats to the Class of 2019!

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 2019 is adding another 13 players to college rosters this season.

On top of the Seniors in High School graduating, Rockford Heat had 3 JUCO Players graduate and continue their basketball scholarships at 4 year institutions.

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

Abby Lundquist***-Rochelle High, Daemon College(NCAA D2)

Brianna Lake-Belvidere North High, Benedictine University(NCAA D3)

Sydney Erwin-Auburn High, North Central College(NCAA D3)

Kaiya Albert-East High, Lakeland University(NCAA D3) Sydney Lindquist-Lena High, Augustana College(NCAA D3)

Sydney Miller**-Auburn High, William Penn Univ.(NAIA D1)

Madi Hecox**-East High, Southeastern Florida(NAIA)

Crystal Mathis**-Guilford High, Governors State University(NAIA D2)

Madison Davis*-Lutheran High, Indiana Weslyan University(NAIA D2)

Nya Taylor-Auburn High, Black Hawk College(JUCO D2)

Kai’Terra Ross-Guilford High, Gogebic College(JUCO D2)

Hannah Malcomson-Hononegah High, McHenry College(JUCO D2)

Marissa Kershner-Hononegah High, Rock Valley College(JUCO D3)

* College Transfer

** JUCO Athlete Graduate, then signed to 4 year school(with scholarship)

*** Rockford Heat Recruiting Services Only

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

Thank you to our Sponsors: Painters District Council #30, Northwestern IL Building Trades, IBEW Local 364, Project First Rate, Teamsters Local 325, Advanced Disposal, Anonymous Donor, and Rockford Lutheran High. With your help, Rockford Heat has helped athletes achieve over 5.5 million in college scholarships for our athletes to play college basketball while studying for their education.

If you would like to learn more on becoming a Sponsor of the Rockford Heat, contact the Club via email at John.penney

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

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

Heat 7th UA Future Girls Win Tourney!

Heat 7th UA Future Girls Win Tourney!

Rockford Heat 7th UA Future girls went 4-0 this weekend in the Wisconsin Border Wars in Pleasant Prairie, WI to win the championship.

Team Members are:

Kaylee Bankes

Nora Fordham

Deniya Gary

Kaylee Harter

Halie Montalto

Hannah Morgan

Ally Niedfeldt

Marya Otero

Alayna Petalber

Bella Pierson

Whitney Sullivan



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Heat Elite Player Nets Highest NIC 10 Free Throw Percentage!

Heat Elite Player Nets Highest NIC 10 Free Throw Percentage!

Nice work to Heat Elite Senior Hannah Malcomson for making 83.9% of her free throws this season for Hononegah! Hannah is the 3rd Heat Player to carry on this award in the NIC 10!!

Hannah will be playing basketball at McHenry College this fall! Great job Hannah, keep up the hard work!

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Heat Elite Player Named Athlete of Year!

Heat Elite Player Named Athlete of Year!

Shout out to Heat Elite Player Madison Diercks(Belvidere North), Class of 2020 for being named Female Athlete of Year for Belvidere North High School. Madison is a three sport athlete and has made All Conference for 8 of the 9 seasons that she has played. Madison is a 5’11” guard that gets the job done. College coaches should get in contact ASAP!

Great job Madison Keep up the hard work!

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Heat 17U Boys Win Tourney!

Heat 17U Boys Win Tourney!

Shout out to the Heat 17U Boys Team Penney for going 3-0 today in the One Day Border Battle held in Pleasant Prairie WI!

Team Members are:

Tyler Penney

Zach Derus

Logan Villafuerte

Damonte Davis

Jason Bevan

Dominic Dawsey

Foster Bertrand

Garret Bertrand

Alvin Jacobs

Coach-John Penney

Great work guys keep up the hard work!

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Heat Elite Player Picks Up Offer!

Heat Elite Player Picks Up Offer!

Shout out to Heat Elite Player Noelle Lavery(Rockford Christian) for picking up an offer from University of Sioux Falls(NCAA D2). Noelle is a 6’ shooting guard that is coming off a great school season while constantly staying in the gym working on her skills.

Coaches will want to get in contact ASAP if you are looking for a solid shooting guard! Great job and keep up the hard work!

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