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Keeping up with your coaches: Kevin Anderson, Auburn

Rockford Auburn High School head boys and girls track coach Full-time Job: Student Advocate in Families in Transition program for school district Family: Two sons Keaton Anderson and Jordan Anderson Hometown: Chicago IL. High School and year you graduated:┬áRockford West, 1985 Athletic background: High school football player, four-time state qualifier on West track team. Received […]

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Auburn knocks East from undefeated in summer league, tournament set

Auburn knocked off East, 45-30, Monday night in the East Summer League, handing the No. 1 seed for the summer league tournament to Lutheran. The Knights and E-Rabs both went 5-1 in the three-week league play. Jefferson was 3-3 in its first action under new coach, John Rossato. The summer league season wraps up with […]

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Final thank you to Celene Morris, Angel Martinez

The Rockford Sports Coalition would like to thank Celene Morris of Guilford and Angel Martinez Auburn for their historic high school careers. Back on May 21 at the Coronado Theater, Morris and Martinez were named the male and female Academic All-Stars for 2017-2018. Morris was a three-time All-NIC-10 volleyball player, including MVP as a junior, […]

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East Boys Summer League

School Wins Losses Rockford Lutheran 6 0 Rockford East 5 1 Rockford Auburn 5 1 Dixon 4 2 Beloit Memorial 4 2 Winnebago 4 2 Machesney Park Harlem 4 2 Byron 4 2 Rockford Jefferson 3 3 Beloit Turner 3 3 Belvidere North 2 4 Janesville Parker 1 5 Rochelle 1 5 Freeport 1 5 […]

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Golf Scramble for Sports set for July 27

The Golf Scramble For Sports will be played July 27 at Aldeen Golf Club. The 10th annual event is the largest district fundraiser each year for the Rockford Sports Coalition and RPS athletics. The cost is $100 and that buys you a round at northern Illinois’ premier public golf course, lunch and dinner for one. […]

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Congratulations Scott Gowan on NIC-10 baseball MVP

Six District 205 players were named 1st Team All-NIC-10 in baseball, led by East senior Scott Gowan, who was named MVP. The first teamers were: Martavian Adams, East, senior, outfield Brandon Folk, East, senior, pitcher/outfielder Scott Gowan, East, senior, pitcher/shortstop Jordin Lee, East, senior, outfield Brandon Raum, East, senior, pitcher Troy Swanson, Guilford, senior, third […]

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5th annual 2.05 run raised $5,000

ROCKFORD – The fifth annual Rockford Public Schools 2.05 Run on May 26 raised about $5,000 for the Rockford Public Schools physical education programs. A record 266 runners registered for the run that starts at ends at the Rockford City Market outdoor pavilion. The race is one of three annual fundraisers the Rockford Sports Coalition […]

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Tracking progress – trophy cases beginning to fill up

If you ask anyone involved with Rockford Public Schools athletics if they are satisfied with where the sports programs stand, the answer is likely to be no. But if you look at the increasing number of milestones passed in the past couple of years, it is fair to say that District 205 is making progress […]

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Former Guilford star taking another pro golf step

Brad Benjamin, the three-time NIC-10 golf champion from Guilford who went on to qualify for the Masters and the U.S. Open, is taking another step in his pro golfing career. Benjamin qualified for this weekend’s $650,000 Rex Hospital Open in Raleigh, North Carolina, on the Web.com Tour. That tour is a step below the PGA […]

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Auburn has special graduation for champion boxer

ROCKFORD – Angel Martinez couldn’t attend his Auburn graduation ceremony this past week because he was in Colorado Springs building what he hopes is an Olympic boxing resume. So Auburn held a special graduation ceremony just for him on Tuesday. About 100 people attended the ceremony where Martinez, 18, was presented with several awards, including […]

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