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East makes more boys basketball history

The East E-Rabs took the drama out of Wednesday’s game early, scoring 29 of the first 42 points against Hononegah and cruising to an 83-45 win. Sincere Parker led the way with 22 points, but eight different E-Rabs hit at least one 3-pointer. With the beatdown, the E-Rabs finished a perfect 18-0 in the NIC-10. […]

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Register Star featuring RPS Hall of Famers

ROCKFORD – The 7th annual RPS Champions Ball and Hall of Fame is this Saturday and this year’s class is as varied and storied as past inductees. This year’s group features: The first inductee from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The only ABA or NBA all-star to come out of the NIC-10. A three-sport […]

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J-Hawks finish dominant freshman run by winning conference tournament

ROCKFORD – Jefferson’s varsity boys basketball team is dominated by sophomores and juniors and more young talent is on the way. Jefferson’s freshmen basketball team wrapped up a dominant campaign by rolling through the annual conference tournament at Boylan. The J-Hawks beat Belvidere North (53-38), Harlem (52-32) and then East in the finals 69-49. It […]

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Another weekend of smashed milestones for District 205 students

In case you missed it, this past weekend featured a plethora of students reaching major accomplishments. Here’s a rundown of all the great things from Friday and Saturday. Guilford’s boys basketball team clinched its first winning season since 2006-2007 by knocking Harlem out of second place in the NIC-10 race. Guilford senior Treighton Hoang qualified […]

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Guilford boys basketball back in winners’ column

ROCKFORD – Lost in East’s record-setting season is the solid improvement of the Guilford Vikings boys basketball program. On Friday, Guilford knocked Machesney Park Harlem out of second place with a 62-55 win at Guilford. Jamil Jones and Tyler Knuth had 18 points each for the Vikings.  The victory moved the Vikings to 16-13, guaranteeing […]

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Great Daye at state speech competition for Auburn senior

PEORIA – Auburn senior David Daye took fourth place Saturday in oratorical declamation at the IHSA tournament for speech, drama and individual events. The annual competitions sees students battle it out in events ranging from impromptu and radio speak to poetry reading and original comedy. Daye’s showing broke a long drought for Rockford School District […]

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District 205 boys basketball teams to battle it out in East regional

ROCKFORD – East and Auburn were given the No. 1 and No. 4 seeds in the Rock Valley College sectional. East, which is a school-record 28-2, will host one of the regionals, which will also feature Guilford and Jefferson. The Vikings and J-Hawks are seeded 8th and 9th and will kick off the regional on […]

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East’s Guttridge wins first wrestling title for 205 in 20 years

CHAMPAIGN – Aydin Guttridge of East ended his career on the ultimate high note, beating Justin Hall of St. Charles, 3-1, Saturday night to win the IHSA 3A 285-pound wrestling title. Guttridge’s title is the fifth by a District 205 wrestler and the first since 1999. The title didn’t come easy. Guttridge entered the tournament […]

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Bannister rolls her way to best state bowling finish in Auburn history

O’FALLON – Auburn sophomore Caitlyn Bannister caught fire Saturday, charging up the IHSA state bowling leaderboard to finish third. Bannister rolled series of 687 and 607 on Friday to put herself in eighth place. On Saturday, she followed up with series of 614 and 624. Her final score of 2,532 topped Chloe Siezega by one […]

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Guilford’s Hoang qualifies for state swim meet

ROCKFORD – Guilford senior Treighton Hoang won the 100-yard breaststroke at the IHSA Rockford Jefferson sectional Saturday and qualified for next week’s state swim meet. Hoang is a two-time NIC-10 100 breaststroke champion. He’ll head to state hoping to snap a long drought for the Guilford swimming program. A Vikings swimmer hasn’t won a medal […]

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