Category: Basketball

Whitney Young, defending state champs, enters 205 Tip-Off Classic

The Rockford Public Schools announced the remaining five teams and the complete 205 Tip-Off Classic today. The strongest competition of this year will come from Chicago, as the Rockford Public Schools welcome defending¬† Class 4A state champion Whitney Young for the first time. The Dolphins, who have won three state titles and one state runner-up […]

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Keeping up with your coaches: Bryan Ott

If any coach in the Rockford Public Schools has become an institution, it is Bryan Ott at Auburn. He is entering his 19th season as varsity basketball coach. It took seven years for the Knights to have a winning season under the 1985 Hononegah graduate. Beginning in the 2006-2007 season, Auburn has won at least […]

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West’s hoops title teams

The 1954-1955 and 1955-1956 West basketball state champions were an amazing bunch of talent together in one collection. You can see the game-by-game results and scoring totals of each team Р1954-1955 and 1955-1956.

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Auburn, East in boys summer basketball league semifinals

Auburn and East advanced to tonight’s semifinals in the East Summer Varsity League basketball tournament Monday night. The Knights, who were 5-1 in the three weeks of league play, knocked off Janesville Parker, 58-28, and Belvidere North, 49-40. Auburn will face Hononegah tonight at 6 p.m. The E-Rabs, who were 3-3 the first three weeks, […]

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First Fred VanVleet camp coming this summer

Rockford Auburn graduate Fred VanVleet, who completed his first NBA season with the Toronto Raptors will host the Fred VanVleet Summer Camp and Fan Fast on June 23-25 at the UW Health Sports Factory. “Giving back to the community is important to me. I hope through the FVV Summer Camp that we can impart some […]

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District 205 enrolling players for invite-only basketball skills camps

The Rockford Public Schools will be holding its third annual invitation-only basketball skills camp this summer, run by Dave Stockton and Carl Armato. Armato and Stockton have coached at the youth, high school, collegiate and professional levels. The Rockford Select Camp is for boys and girls players in fifth through eighth grades. Stockton and Armato […]

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