Category: Baseball

Last list for 2021 – all the RPS spring all-conference athletes

ROCKFORD – Five Rockford Public Schools athletes were named MVPs in spring sports, a strong showing to end a very strange year for athletes around the country. Chris Park and doubles teammates Drew Lican and Sharan Kamaraj were the MVPs in boys tennis for the conference champion Auburn Knights. Super sophomore Michelle Gasmund was girls […]

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Sports kicks into overdrive

For much of this school year, hallways and gyms have been eerily quiet.  That all changes 360 degrees this week. Football and girls volleyball wrapped up Saturday, but baseball and softball conference play kicks off this week and boys volleyball, boys and girls track and wrestling all begin competition this week as well. This week’s […]

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Ninth Hall of Fame class impressive, but ceremony on hold

A former major league baseball player and a tireless youth sports advocate are among the athletes, coaches and contributors who will be honored at the annual Rockford Public Schools Champions Ball and Athletic Hall of Fame.When the ceremony takes place, though, still is yet to be determined.Rockford Public Schools announced on Dec. 8 that its […]

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Last thanks to East’s super seniors

In May, East announced its annual top awards and scholarship winners. Athletes of the Year: Roberto Davila and Kabrea Jamerson. Scholar Athletes of the Year: Hailey Hunter and Jack Bathje., Austin Rux Memorial Scholarship: Carter Wyatt. Craig Stalcup Memorial Scholarship: Tay’Veon Lake. Austin Rux was an East student who died just before his sophomore year […]

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RPS 205 sophomores top NIC-10 in hitting

ROCKFORD – Guilford second baseman Christopher Pass was the only RPS 205 baseball player to make first team All-NIC-10 in baseball. It was a bit of surprise that he wasn’t joined by East’s Hunter Scanlon, who led the NIC-10 in batting. Scanlon was named special mention as an outfielder. Regardless of the vote, it’s going […]

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Softball, baseball and volleyball playoffs underway

ROCKFORD – The Jefferson J-Hawks picked up their second win of the season, edging East, 4-3, in the first game of the IHSA 4A baseball playoffs. The J-Hawks play the No. 1 seed, Huntley, on Wednesday in DeKalb. Guilford ended Auburn’s strong season with a 4-2 win on Monday. The Vikings will take on NIC-10 […]

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NIC-10 Baseball Standings

School Conf. Overall Rockton Hononegah 16-1 21-7 Machesney Park Harlem 14-4 17-13 Freeport 12-4-1 18-8-1 Boylan Catholic 13-5 21-13-1 Belvidere North 11-5-1 17-10-1 Rockford Auburn 8-10 9-11 Belvidere 4-13 4-18 Rockford Guilford 4-14 4-18 Rockford East 3-14 3-14 Rockford Jefferson 1-16 1-16

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Past meets future at Champions Ball

ROCKFORD – The seventh annual RPS Champions Ball & Hall of Fame drew a full house to the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center to hear inductees extol the virtue of teamwork and humility. On Saturday, basketball star Skip Thoren; football, basketball and track standout Bobby Anderson; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League star Jean Cione; swimmers […]

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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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District 205’s top 20 moments/milestones of 2018

Lists are always a popular thing to compile and publish at the end of the year. It’s easy to forget the day-to-day triumphs as the weeks go by. Every day, Rockford Public Schools athletes are getting up early and dedicating themselves to getting better. You can see it by the progress on the field and […]

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