Tag: Rockford School District

Auburn gets 205 off on right foot in Tip-Off Classic

Rockford Auburn knocked off McArthur High School of Hollywood, Florida, for the second straight year in the 205 Tip-Off Classic, winning 55-41 Monday night. The Mustangs are making their second trip to Rockford. A year ago, McArthur went 3-1 with Auburn being the only loss. This time around, Auburn’s Yahmir Muhammad did most of the […]

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Guilford diver first in 8 years to place at state

Britlyn Greenlee, a Guilford senior, finished eighth in the IHSA state 1-meter diving finals Saturday, breaking a long drought for Rockford Public Schools. Greenlee is the first District 205 swimmer or diver to place at state since 2008, according to IHSA.org. In 2008, Margo Stanfa was 11th in the 100-yard backstroke. Greenlee’s finish is a […]

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East’s Friske takes top boys cross country honors

East senior Noah Friske, who won the NIC-10 cross country meet last month, was named conference MVP by NIC-10 coaches. Friske was the only District 205 runner named first team All-NIC-10 in the voting. Auburn senior Andrew Baxter was among the six runners singled out for special mention. Auburn senior Elle Maculan was the lone […]

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Guilford volleyball star signs to play NCAA D1

More than 50 students crowded around Celene Morris to watch the Guilford volleyball star sign a letter-of-intent to play next year at North Carolina Central, a NCAA Division 1 volleyball school. Guilford Athletic Director Augie Toldo rolled off a number of accomplishments, including the fact that she was an IHSA scholar athlete for all four years, […]

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East’s Stroberg signs with NCAA D2 basketball program

Rockford East senior Erin Stroberg signed a letter of intent to play basketball for McKendree University in Lebanon next season. The 6-foot-1 center averaged 6.5 points in 30 games for the E-Rabs last season when the team won a school-record 25 games. Stroberg was coming off a serious knee injury as a sophomore and excelled this past summer […]

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Auburn football coach Dan Appino retiring

Auburn High School Football Coach Dan Appino is stepping down from his head coaching duties after six successful seasons leading the Auburn Knights. Appino submitted his resignation last week. “I have reached a point in my career and life where the energy and enthusiasm needed to maintain that high-level position has eclipsed my ability and […]

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Guilford’s Morris joins select list of volleyball stars

Guilford outside hitters Celene Morris and Kaitlyn Keefe were named to the NIC-10 All-Conference volleyball team after leading the Vikings to second place with a 13-3 conference record. It’s Keefe’s first selection to the team. A junior, Keefe will be the key returner for the Vikings next year. For Morris, this is her third time […]

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Auburn soph. breaks 7-year swimming drought for District 205

Auburn sophomore Lydia Przytulski pulled away from Boylan’s Libbie Frost to win the 100-yard breaststroke in Saturday’s NIC-10 swim meet at Jefferson. Przytulski’s win was the first for Rockford Public Schools in the NIC-10 girls swim meet since 2009 when East’s Kelsie Montana won the 100-yard breaststroke. Przytulski was one of five District 205 swimmers […]

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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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Injury-filled season costs Bell shot at RPS rushing record

An ankle injury cost Daqwuan Bell a chance at breaking the NIC-10 career rushing record, but the senior was able to finish in the top five all-time for District 205 running backs. Bell played in just four games this year, adding 281 yards to his career total. It was enough to become the first Auburn […]

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