Category: Soccer

Auburn grad stars on field and in class for UIC

CHICAGO – Auburn graduate Emily Valentine was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 5 Second Team for the University of Illinois-Chicago. The honor was announced in November. The sophomore defender for the Flames soccer program is carrying a perfect 4.0 grade-point average while enrolled as an economics major. It’s […]

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RPS all-NIC-10 soccer players

First team Pedro Acosta Jefferson Sr. Forward Carson Masters Guilford Jr. Midfielder Nikola Miovski Guilford Sr. Midfielder Ricky Sarmiento Guilford Sr. Forward Special mention Chad Blackburn Guilford Sr. Defender Diego Bolanos Guilford Jr. Midfielder Fernando Centeno Jefferson Sr. Goalkeeper Calvin Cuevas Jefferson Sr. Defender Au di Tou East Sr. Defender

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Champion Vikings place 3 on all-NIC-10 soccer team

Three Guilford Vikings were named first-team all-NIC-10 in soccer after leading their school to its first conference title since 2005. Forward Ricky Sarmiento and midfielders Nikola Miovski and Carson Masters were part of the 17-man team. Two more Vikings were among the nine players named special mention, defender Chad Blackburn and midfielder Diego Bolanos. Guilford […]

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NIC-10 Boys Soccer Standings

School Conf. Overall Rockford Guilford 9-0 12-2-1 Rockford Boylan 7-2 10-9-1 Belvidere North 6-3 15-8-0 Rockford Jefferson 5-4 11-12 Freeport 5-4 15-7-3 Belvidere 5-4 10-10-2 Rockton Hononegah 5-4 7-13-3 Rockford East 2-7 5-14 Machesney Park Harlem 1-8 3-19 Rockford Auburn 0-9 1-18-1 Source: MaxPreps

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Guilford essentially clinches NIC-10 soccer title

Ricky Sarmiento scored two goals and Nikola Miovski chipped in one and assisted on another to lead the Vikings to a 3-2 win over Belvidere North in Belvidere. The win essentially wraps up Guilford’s first conference soccer title since 2005. North entered the game at 4-2 in the conference, while the Vikings were 6-0. Now, […]

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Guilford maintains soccer lead with shootout win

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings knocked off Boylan in soccer for the first time since 2004 to hold on to sole possession of first place in the NIC-10. Guilford controlled the action for most of the game Wednesday at Swanson Stadium, but its only score came from Carson Masters. The Titans though tied it up […]

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Guilford hosts Boylan in key soccer matchup

Guilford can take another big step towards a NIC-10 soccer title Wednesday when the Vikings host Boylan at Swanson Stadium. The Vikings are 5-0 in conference play (7-1 overall), having knocked off Hononegah, Harlem, Jefferson, Freeport and East. Guilford still has home games left with Boylan and Auburn and road games with Belvidere North and […]

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District 205 has chance at something that hasn’t happened since 1985

The cliche “it’s still early” applies, but one month into the fall sports season and Rockford Public Schools are on pace to do something they haven’t done since 1985. Four weeks into the year, Auburn is tied with Hononegah for first place. Guilford’s girls volleyball team is again tied with Hononegah at 5-1. And Guilford’s […]

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Guilford moves into first in soccer, volleyball

The Guilford Vikings boys soccer team and girls volleyball team won a series of showdowns this week to move into first place in both sports. The volleyball team, which won a share of the NIC-10 title in 2016, knocked off perennial power Hononegah in Rockton Tuesday, 23-25, 25-21, 25-22, and followed up with a road […]

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Vikings host Freeport in key soccer battle

The Guilford Vikings take on Freeport tonight in boys soccer in a game that will give one of the schools a key leg up in the NIC-10 boys soccer race. Guilford and Freeport are tied at 3-0 in conference play, while Belvidere is 2-0. Those are the last three undefeated teams in conference play. The […]

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