Former Belvidere coach Hearn passed away

BELVIDERE – Longtime Belvidere football coach Mike Hearn passed away, and there was an outpouring of support on social media Tuesday.

Hearn was the head coach at Belvidere for ten years, and an assistant for 27 years.

He had a 74-32 record as a head coach for the Bucs. He was an assistant on the 1993-’94 back-to-back state title teams.

Hearn won conference coach of the year honors in 1998 and 2005. He’s a member of the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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