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RPS wrestlers win three weights in NIC-10 frosh/soph meet

ROCKFORD – Two wrestlers from East and one from Auburn took first place Saturday at the NIC-10 Frosh/Soph championship meet. Evan England of East won at 285 pounds by pinning Zack Hawkins of Harlem.  Nathaniel Fluiatt of Auburn pinned Dylan Hogan also of Harlem to take first at 220 pounds.  Reggie Pinedo of East knocked […]

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Auburn takes lead in NIC-10 girls basketball race

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights took a major step towards winning the school’s first NIC-10 girls basketball title by knocking off Hononegah, 66-53, Friday night. Sophomore Brooklyn Gray led the way with 22 points,  Zhakyla Evans added 14 and Da Sani Hannah had 13. Each of them took turns as leading lady. Hannah had nine […]

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Auburn hosting what could be a historic game for RPS

ROCKFORD – On Wednesday night, Auburn shook off a slow start to knock off Boylan at the Castle and improve to 18-5 on the season and 10-1 in the NIC-10. The win kept them in a first-place tie with perennial girls basketball power Hononegah. The Indians are 10-1 despite having lost Jordan King, the all-time […]

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East tops Harlem in wrestling

ROCKFORD – East showed that it will be a contender the NIC-10 wrestling crown by knocking off Harlem in Machesney Park Wednesday night. It came down to the final match before the E-Rabs pulled out a 37-36 win. The E-Rabs got wins from: Zander Guttridge won by pin at 182. Joey Pineda won by majority […]

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East’s Jamerson tops 1,000 points

ROCKFORD – Rockford East senior Kabrea Jamerson topped the 1,000 career point level on Monday. Jamerson passed the mark with 22 points against North Boone. Jamerson is averaging 19.2 points per game this season. She was third in the NIC-10 in scoring as a junior with a 17.0 average. Jamerson, who will play at Northern […]

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RPS students win 18 events in Auburn Science Olympiad

ROCKFORD – The Science Olympiad programs at Auburn and Guilford had a big day Saturday, taking first place ribbons in 18 events of 23 events at the 10-team Auburn Science Olympiad Invitational. A number of Knights were multiple winners, including Jay Gupta, Ryuto Thew, Isabella Hernandez, Raneem Qassem, Osaro Omusuzu and Richelle Watson. The champion […]

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East’s Taylor top performer at J-Hawk Swimming Invitational

ROCKFORD – Camden Taylor of East turned in the top performance for District 205 swimmers at the J-Hawk Swimming Invitational Saturday. The meet drew 12 schools, including East, Jefferson and Auburn. Taylor finished second in the 500-yard free style. He also had a seventh place showing in the 200 free. The top finish from Auburn […]

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Jefferson looks to build record in MLK Showcase

ROCKFORD – The Jefferson J-Hawks are the marquee team in its own 7th annual J-Hawk MLK Showcase, which tips off tomorrow. The Saturday-Monday hoops extravaganza features both varsity and sophomore basketball. Nine different varsity squads will play at least one game over the two days.  Of the nine schools, Jefferson appears to be the biggest […]

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Guilford student signs esports scholarship

ROCKFORD – Tuesday afternoon, Guilford staff celebrated with Zach Dimond and his family as Dimond signed a letter of intent to play esports at Illinois College. It is believed to be the first time a Rockford School District athlete has accepted a college scholarship in the growing esports field. In 2018-2019, nearly 200 colleges offered […]

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Winter Sports Records

Boys Basketball NIC-10 Overall Jefferson 7-2 18-3 East 6-2 13-8 Auburn 7-3 11-10 Guilford 5-5 12-10 Girls Basketball NIC-10 Overall Auburn 11-1 19-5 Guilford 7-5 15-7 East 2-8 4-18 Jefferson 2-10 2-15

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