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Who’s Rocky Johnson?

The 2011-2012 boys varsity basketball team will be coached by Rocky Johnson. This will be his 8th year as the varsity coach at Bangor High School. Coach Johnson is a graduate of  Bangor High School. He graduated in 1981. Coach Johnson then went on to Olivet College, where he played basketball and baseball. He obtained his degree in Business Administration, with a dual

From the Sports desk…(JV Girls Basketball)

The JV girls started their season on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 vs. the Saugatuck Indians.  The final score was Bangor 10 Saugatuck 33. Fyndi McCue had 4 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks. Chelsea Byrd had 4 points, 3 rebounds, 5 steals, 2 assists. Karen Ramirez had 2 points, 1 steal and 1

From the Sports desk….(Girls Varsity Basketball)

2 Dec, 2011, 9:29pm Event Date: 2 Dec, 2011 Sport: Basketball Varsity Girls Teams: Saugatuck @ Bangor Away Score: 31 Home Score: 46   Additional Information: Monique Johnson – 9-10 from the field, 15 Rebounds & 4 Steals Megan Everett – 2 Assists & 4 Steals Kristian Moore – 7 Rebounds & 2 Assists

Smith’s start as varsity coach

At the beginning of summer 2011, a new girls varsity basketball coach was hired at Bangor High School. Danell Smith was interviewed and took the position. “I was excited, but extremely nervous. I decided it was the best thing for me to do,” says Smith. All though Smith is new to the head coaching position,

Swegles anticipates a successful season

This year’s 12 member junior varsity boys basketball team, under the guidance of Mr. Jonathan Swegles, has begun preparation for their upcoming season and first game, which will take place on Tuesday, December 6 against the Black River Pirates with tip-off at 5:30 p.m. at home. Swegles, who is now in his fifth year of

Wrestling Championship History

BANGOR VIKING WRESTLING     Red Arrow Conference Championships/ SAC Championships 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007   MHSAA District Championships 1989, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011   MHSAA Regional Champions 2004, 2005, 2007   MHSAA Elite Eight                                                MHSAA Final Four 2004, 2005,

Bangor Wrestlers look forward to 2012 season

On November 21, 2011, Head Coach Dennis Paquette has high expectations for the upcoming wrestling season. The wrestling team has six returning wrestlers, including state qualifiers Zach Birkhead, Adam Borah, Stephon Willis, David McNealy and regional qualifiers Scott Thorbjornsen and Paul Garcia. Incoming freshmen added to the team this season are Jared Hescott, Cameron Gravatt, Savion

A 2012 Outlook for the Lady Viking Basketball Program

              Over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend,  the Bangor Girls Varsity Basketball team hosted their annual Pre-season Jamboree at Bangor High School. There was a total of 12 teams that participated in the event; these teams included: Bangor, Berrien Springs, Bloomingdale, Niles-Brandywine, Harper Creek, Hartford, Hudsonville, Kalamazoo Central, Kalamazoo Home School, Lake Shore, Lake Michigan Catholic, and South Haven. All teams

Missed The Game? Watch PlayOn! Sports

PlayOn! Sports has arrived at Bangor High School. The PlayOn! Sports program is a great way to watch home events that you missed. PlayOn! Sports is operated by a group of Bangor High School students. These students record every home athletic event. Other special events will be recorded,  including the 2012 graduation ceremony. If you ever miss

Paquette’s 25th Year

On Monday, November 21st, Dennis Paquette is looking to start fresh for the 2011-2012 Wrestling Season. Paquette is the Dean of Students at Bangor High School and has been coaching wrestling for 25 years. Paquette graduated from Novi High School. He attended Northern Michigan University and earned his Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education. He also attended Western Michigan University and earned