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All Sports Pass Price Increases

All Sports Pass Price Increases

Spencer Meyer, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

With the school year in full swing, it’s time for fall sports. In years past, there has been an option to buy an all-sport pass that allows you to get into any game, and that is no different this year....

All Sports Pass still valuable even after fall sports season

All Sports Pass still valuable even after fall sports season

Margaret Hill, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

As crazy as it sounds, other sports exist outside of football. With football season having recently ended, the various BHSN ALL Sports Passes seem to have less value. However, with both winter and spring...

High School Athletics: Advice from a Physical Therapist

High School Athletics: Advice from a Physical Therapist

Jack Steiner, Staff Reporter December 6, 2022

The high school athletics scene is full of differing opinions and misinformation. What should we be doing? A professional physical therapist has the answers.   Ryan Taylor works at IU Health...

Mia Robbennolt (11), Ava Moore (10) and Claire Hodson (10)

OPINION: Morning Practices Aren’t Necessary for High School Athletes

Jackson Pitner, Staff Reporter November 9, 2022

With the evolution of high school athletics, morning practices are more common than ever. Many student-athletes are required to wake up as early as 5 a.m. to attend morning sessions before school, and...

Ashley Benson

Ashley Benson: Cougar turned Hall of Famer

Raegan Deckard, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

As you roam the commons of Bloomington North, you’ll find artifacts of deeply ingrained Cougar sports history; trophies upon trophies, plaques, and lists of state championships that intensify Cougar...

Mikulich, North Football Set to Battle Bloomington South in Sectional Championship

Mikulich, North Football Set to Battle Bloomington South in Sectional Championship

Jackson Pitner, Staff Reporter November 2, 2022

On Friday night, the cross-town rivalry between the Cougars and the Panthers will be renewed. Bloomington North (6-4, #15 in 5A) will travel to Bloomington South (8-1, #5 in 5A) in hopes of capturing their...


BHSN Teacher Amy Crozier Reflects on Cross Country Career

Jackson Pitner, Staff Reporter October 7, 2022

When Amy Crozier arrived at Bloomington North in 1977, girls’ cross country wasn’t a recognized sport in Indiana. She didn’t know that beforehand, but when she found out, nothing really changed....

This image of the 1978-79 IU swimming team has Dan Rogers shown in the second row up, fourth from the right.

Dan Rogers – Swimming Since the Sixties

Jack Steiner, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

Dan Rogers has been a volunteer coach for the BHSN swim team for 8 years, but his history as a swimmer within his own life is what makes him such a unique coach. Dan is 64 years old now, and he has been...

BHSN football players line up to take on several tough opponents this season.

2022 Cougar Football 1-1 to Start the Season

Jackson Pitner, Staff Reporter September 1, 2022

Friday night lights are back in the state of Indiana as high school football has kicked off. Bloomington North traveled up to 4A number three Mooresville before taking on BNL (Bedford North-Lawrence) the...

Five Major events In Space Flight in 2020

George Balas February 19, 2021

In May SpaceX conducted their first ever manned test of the Crew Dragon spacecraft. This marked the first time astronauts had been flown to space from U.S. soil since 2011. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug...

Cougar Athletic College Commitments

Ava Mattox January 28, 2020

  North has had a spectacularly good year in sports this year. Being an athlete at North means lots of hard work, and many athletes excel on our sports teams. However, few athletes go on to participate...

North Beats Edgewood 45-42

Sydney Piercy, Editor, Reporter January 24, 2019

The score was 20-20 at halftime. After a close and intense 2nd half, a 45-42 final score granted the North girls basketball team their first win against local rival Edgewood since 2014. The cougars...

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