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East’s Burnell comes up big against Auburn, nears record

ROCKFORD – Chris Burnell has been content to be the playmaker for the undefeated East E-Rabs so far this year, but Friday night the senior showed that he can be the lead dog when necessary. East knocked off Auburn, 65-61, to move to 6-0 in the NIC-10 and 10-0 overall. It was the first game […]

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Winning isn’t everything

East’s boys basketball team is off to its best start in decades, but it’s some comments from referees that is most gratifying to coach Roy Sackmaster.

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NIC-10 Girls Basketball Standings

School Conf. Overall Rockton Hononegah 5-0 9-0 Boylan Catholic 5-0 9-0 Belvidere North 4-1 7-3 Rockford Auburn 4-1 7-5 Rockford East 2-2 2-7 Machesney Park Harlem 2-3 2-8 Rockford Guilford 1-4 4-5 Freeport 1-4 3-7 Rockford Jefferson 0-4 0-10 Belvidere 0-5 1-8

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Guilford freshmen win writing competition

Two aspiring writers from District 205 wowed the Rockford Public Library and Rockford University staff, winning the high school division of “It’s Alive!,” a ghost story writing contest.

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Auburn soccer star signs with Robert Morris University

ROCKFORD – Gabrielle Christidis, a three-time all-NIC-10 soccer player for the Auburn Knights, signed a letter of intent Monday to play for Robert Morris University Illinois in 2019-2020. The Chicago-based college is a NAIA school that plays in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Eagles were 7-7-3 overall this past season and the roster included […]

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NIC-10 boys basketball standings

  School Conference Overall Rockford East 5-0 9-0 Machesney Park Harlem 4-1 6-4 Rockford Jefferson 3-2 6-3 Boylan Catholic 3-2 5-4 Rockton Hononegah 3-2 4-5 Rockford Guilford 2-2 5-3 Rockford Auburn 2-2 4-4 Freeport 2-3 2-7 Belvidere North 1-4 3-6 Belvidere 0-5 0-9  

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Sims, Siegel, Soles leading Auburn bowling charge

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights boys bowling team entered the week 3-1 and in third place in the NIC-10 behind the hot starts of Preston Sims, Carson Soles and Matt Siegel. Sims is averaging 222 on the season and has the league’s highest series with an 811. That series included his first 300. Soles is […]

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Auburn’s Schwartz wins in Whitewater

WHITEWATER – Andrew Schwartz was one of two Auburn Knights to wrestle to top-two finishes at this Saturday’s Whitewater Invitational in Wisconsin. Schwartz went 4-0 Saturday to win the 152-pound title. Schwartz recorded two pins of wrestlers from Verona and Beloit Memorial and a majority decision over David Cushman of Whitewater. Schwartz clinched the title […]

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Jefferson bounces Boylan

ROCKFORD – The Jefferson J-Hawks rallied from 11 points down in the third quarter to beat Boylan, 58-56, at Jefferson. The J-Hawks raced out to a 14-4 lead in the first quarter. Junior point guard George Williams, though, picked up his second foul at the end of the first quarter on a charging call. Without […]

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East, Jefferson looking to build on NIC-10 success

The Rockford School District boys basketball programs in 2017-2018 had their strongest season since the 1999-2000 season – and East, Guilford, Jefferson and Auburn are off to stronger starts in 2018-2019. Last year, the four schools combined to go 42-22 in the NIC-10. Jefferson tied for the title at 13-3, Auburn finished third at 12-4 […]

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