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Lizzy Kerzman

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing editor

Lizzy is involved in swimming, track and is the tech/PR rep in student council. If she could list her top three favorite things in the world, it would for sure include iced coffee, Taylor Swift and bubbles.

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Record breaking season

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
March 26, 2024
Demon Spotlight

Demon Spotlight

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
February 27, 2024
Preparing his athletes. Head BHS boys basketball coach Jordan Wilhelm prepares his team to be calm and collected during intense in-game scenarios. These high-stake situations also help prepare an athlete to make the jump from high school sports to college. “We feel like, if our athletes play winning basketball,” Wilhelm said. “colleges will see the types of qualities they possess.”

Coaching for the next level

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing editor
February 27, 2024
Board games are fun

Board games are fun

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
January 31, 2024
Sidelines. Bismarck High’s girls wrestling team cheers on each other during match-ups. The team supports each other and creates a family atmosphere for success. “I absolutely love what Ive done with my adult life and my career,” BHS girls wrestling head coach Scott Knowlen said. “Seeing the wrestlers achieve their goals is where I get my fulfillment.”

Scott Knowlen Q&A

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing editor
January 24, 2024
Tuning in. Once a week, BHS global studies and AP United States history teacher Chris Cavanaugh enters a Zoom meeting with three friends to record a YouTube video-style podcast. The podcast covers topics pertaining to a program that guides students through constitutional competitions. “We dont come out and answer the series of questions that were discussing, but were talking about the history and the application,” Cavanaugh said. “This is education, the way it should happen.”

History buff

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
December 22, 2023
Cookies without the guilt

Cookies without the guilt

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
November 20, 2023
October Demon Spotlight

October Demon Spotlight

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
November 16, 2023
WDA athlete of the year. BHS senior Bayla Weigel was titled west region cross country senior athlete of the year. BHS senior Parker Hintz and BHS cross country coaches, Janelle Olson and Scott Reichenberger, were also named WDA senior athlete and coaches of the year. “Its just pretty cool that youre honored with that, and people view you as one of those leaders,” Weigel said.

Speed Demons

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
November 16, 2023
Powderpuff. Homecoming week brings lots of opportunities for students to
support eachother on and off the field. This year, student sections were packed
which brought energy and school spirit to the game. “I was so amped up that
night,” junior Alexis Quale said. “Even though we didn’t win, the energy of the
crowd made the night fun.

[PHOTO] Demon Pride

Thijs Wynveen, Sports Editor
October 4, 2023
Young varsity teams

Young varsity teams

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
October 3, 2023
Coaching and navigating. BHS wrestling is very successful, with state champion titles each year. Because of this success, many students who do not live in the BHS boundary have submitterd transfer requests in order to be a part of this success. “We want southside feeder schools to be part of our program,” assistant principal and boys wrestling co-head coach Mark Lardy said. “I want to build the program.”

Transfers affecting sport programs

Lizzy Kerzman, Managing Editor
October 3, 2023
Senior pose. Senior Katelyn Rath’s high school career is coming to a close. She credits her success to her coaches. “Our Demon throwing coaches are not just there to tell us what we do wrong or good,” Rath said. “They are some of the most supportive coaches you’ll see at BHS.”

New records

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant Editor
May 24, 2023
Thinking big. Current BHS English teacher Andrea Delzer is starting to plan how she will keep herself busy during retirement. She has always enjoyed stargazing, and staring this summer, she will have more time to pursue. “I’m always looking up at the sky and stars.”

Retirement Q & A

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant Editor
May 24, 2023
National title. The Capital Ice Chips have medaled at the last eight national competitions. This year, they scored high above all other teams and took first place. “It was really great to finally get that championship and be up there amongst all of these really huge large programs in the United States,” Capital Ice Chip coach Becky Gallion said.

Lucky number 13

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant editor
March 27, 2023
In the classroom. BHS teacher and coach Brad Leingang can be found in his classroom teaching or on the field coaching. He combined both passions he has to create a website with track and field history from BHS. “I love learning about history,” BHS teacher and coach Brad Leingang said. “and I knew I always wanted to coach.”

Preserving Demon history

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant editor
March 6, 2023
Out with the new, in with the old

Out with the new, in with the old

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant editor
February 23, 2023
Weight room. The BHS weight room hosts athletes from all sports into an area in prep for upcoming seasons. “Weight training is vital for our athletes across the board in the off-season,” head coach Mark Gibson said.

Wanted: multi-sport athletes

Lizzy Kerzman, Assistant Editor
December 20, 2022
Speed Demon. Senior captain Isabelle Forde races against the competition at a dual with Fargo South. “I like to figure out how fast I can go.”

Take your mark

Lizzy Kerzman, Writer
November 28, 2022
Elevated Art

Elevated Art

Lizzy Kerzman, Writer
September 22, 2022
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