Tag: Rockford School District

RPS golfers 2nd, 7th in IESA state golf

Isabella Pettersen of Lincoln Middle School fired a 77 at Kellogg Golf Course in Peoria to take second in the Illinois Elementary School Association girls golf tournament Saturday. Pettersen, a sixth-grader, finished just one shot behind Homer Glen’s Lizzie Anderson, who is an eighth-grader. Kayla Sayyalinh, a seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, finished 12th with an […]

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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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District 205 perhaps a fumble away from perfect night

The Jefferson J-Hawks fumbled a handoff exchange with a 40-35 lead against the Belvidere Bucs Friday, giving the Bucs the opening they needed to score the winning touchdown. The 43-40 loss by Jefferson was the only blemish on a dominating night for District 205 football. Rockford Auburn remained unbeaten by out-hitting Belvidere North in a […]

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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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District 205 football offensive leaders

Through three weeks of the season, it’s going to take some work for a Rockford Public Schools running back to reach 1,000 yards and Jefferson’s James Dunner could break his own J-Hawks passing yardage records. Here’s a look at the offensive leaders for Auburn, East, Guilford and Jefferson. Rushing School Att. Yards Avg. TDs Donell […]

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Auburn knocks off Boylan in girls tennis

The Auburn Knights’ girls tennis team knocked off defending conference champion Boylan last Thursday in a dual meeting, giving rise to hopes it could win the school’s first NIC-10 girls tennis title since 2011. Auburn topped Boylan, 3-2, winning at No. 1 and No. 2 singles and at No. 3 doubles. Boylan has won four […]

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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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Auburn wins thriller at Boylan; Guilford gets first win

A missed extra point allowed the Auburn Knights to escape with a 28-27 win over Boylan, Friday night at Wyeth Stadium. The game was a matchup between the two teams that tied for the NIC-10 title in 2016. The largest lead either team held was eight points. Quay Thompson was the star. The Knights were […]

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Four RPS golfers advance to IESA state finals

Four District 205 golfers this week advanced to the Illinois Elementary School Association state finals with solid showings in Rockford and Joliet. Cooper Watt, a 7th-grader at Marshall Middle School, won his sectional at Ingersoll Golf Course with a spectacular 69, beating Brody McCarthy of Homer Glen by one shot. Nolan Brauns, a Marshall 8th-grader, […]

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East runner wins NIC-10 Preview CC meet

East’s Noah Friske sailed to victory at Tuesday’s NIC-10 Preview Cross Country meet. Friske, a junior, ran the three-mile race in 16:01.5, easily beating Belvidere North’s Virgil Munyemana, who finished in 16:35.8. With about one month until the conference meet, Friske showed he’s the favorite to win a second straight NIC-10 cross country title for […]

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