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McClelland introduced as Auburn girls basketball coach

ROCKFORD – This past Friday, Auburn introduced Milwaukee native Jason McClelland as the school’s new girls basketball coach. When play tips off in November, all four Rockford Public Schools 205 high schools will have new girls basketball coaches. McClelland comes to Auburn from HOPE Christian Schools where he was a teacher. He’s also served in […]

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RPS stars Garcia and Sayyalinh show big things ahead

ROCKFORD – Two RPS 205 incoming seniors showed this weekend that big things could be ahead for them in the 2019-2020 school year. On Saturday, Auburn’s Jonah Garcia sprinted to first place in the K-12 division of the 35th annual SwedishAmerican State Street Mile. Garcia finished fourth in the NIC-10 cross country meet as a […]

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East football schedule

Date Opponent August 30 vs. Belvidere North September 6 vs. Belvidere September 13 at Auburn September 20 at Hononegah September 27 vs. Harlem October 4 at Guilford October 11 vs. Freeport October 18 at Jefferson October 25 at Boylan

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Rockford rowers impress in Wisconsin

Rockford Public Schools has been aggressive in expanding the opportunities for athletes to compete outside of traditional athletics. This includes creating an esports team and being the first district in the NIC-10 to compete in boys volleyball. It also means recognizing athletes who compete in club activities such as rowing. Jeff Snedegar is on Guilford’s […]

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Golf Scramble for Sports draws 112 players

ROCKFORD – The Golf Scramble for Sports drew 112 players to Aldeen Golf Club this past Friday. Kollegetown, made up of Justin Bach, Cal Kromm, Michael White and Steve Kittleson shot a scramble score of 51 – 21-under-par, to win the overall title. Kollegetown edged Jeff Compton, Justin Christiansen, Cal Carlson and Matt Kurtz by […]

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Rockford Robotics getting some off-season work in this weekend

ROCKFORD – Rockford Robotics, a group of students from all Rockford Publics Schools high schools, will be among 32 teams competing this Saturday in the Rock River Robotics Off-Season Competition. The seventh annual competition takes place Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rock Valley College PE Center. FIRST Robotics is a national […]

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Auburn football schedule

Date Opponent August 30 vs. Guilford September 6 at Freeport September 13 vs. East September 20 vs. Boylan September 27 at Belvidere North October 4 vs. Belvidere October 11 vs. Jefferson October 18 at Hononegah October 25 at Harlem

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East grad takes second in national wrestling tournament

FARGO, N.D. – East High School graduate Aydin Guttridge finished in second place at 285 pounds at this week’s USMC Nationals Junior Men’s Freestyle championships. Guttridge, who won the 285-pound IHSA Class 2A title this past school year, lost to the IHSA 2A champion Luke Luffman, 4-1, in the title match. For Luffman, it was […]

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Auburn’s VanVleet happy to give back

ROCKFORD – Fred VanVleet, who led the Auburn Knights to third place in the 2012 IHSA Class 4A state tournament and did that one better by leading the Toronto Raptors to the NBA championship this past June, kicks off his third annual FVV Fan Fest and Summer Camp tonight at 5 p.m. VanVleet met with […]

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Four RPS athletes qualify for AAU Junior Olympics

JOLIET – Four Rockford Public Schools 205 athletes earned trips to Greensboro, North Carolina, to compete in the AAU Junior Olympics. Madalyn Hefty, Jackson Hefty, Aiden Gasmund and Michelle Gasmund all qualified at the AAU Region 13 Qualifier in Joliet. The qualifier was held from June 27 to June 30. The Heftys and Gasmunds compete […]

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