Category: Cross Country

East’s Friske wins NIC-10 boys cross country title

ROCKFORD – East senior Noah Friske cruised to his second straight NIC-10 boys cross country title Saturday at Jefferson High School. Friske ran the 3-mile course in 16:00.8, beating Belvidere North’s Max Beutel by 6.5 seconds. Friske is completing one of the best cross country careers in Rockford School District history. He was 10th in […]

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NIC-10 Boys Cross Country Meet

Place School Points 1. Rockton Hononegah 38 2. Belvidere North 73 3. Rockford East 89 4. Rockford Auburn 107 5. Belvidere 125 6. Rockford Boylan 158 7. Machesney Park Harlem 168 8. Rockford Guilford 183 9. Freeport 210 10. Rockford Jefferson 306

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NIC-10 Boys Cross Country Champions

East’s Noah Friske won his second straight NIC-10 boys cross country title on Oct. 13. It also was the 30th boys title by a District 205 runner since the conference began holding yearly cross country championships back in 1961 – when the conference was still known as the Big Eight. Click here to see a […]

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Three Marshall runners qualify for IESA cross country meet

Three Rockford Marshall runners will be joining runners from Eisenhower and Flinn at the IESA state cross country meet this Saturday. Marshall was in the IESA 2A Kingston sectional Saturday. Seventh-grader Nino Fulbright qualified on the boys side, while seventh-grader Ekaterina Demtriev and eighth-grader Mikayla Durkin qualified on the girls side. They’ll be in Peoria […]

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Two District 205 runners qualify for IESA cross country meet

Rockford Eisenhower seventh-grader Madison Harmsen and Flinn eighth-grader Michelle Gasmund qualified for the IESA Class 3A state cross country meet. Gasmund and Harmsen have been the top middle school runners all season. The two finished 1-2 at last weekend’s All-City Meet. The state meet is next Saturday at Maxwell Park in Normal. The Illinois Elementary School […]

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Flinn’s Gasmund, Marshall’s Fulbright win All-City meet

Flinn’s Michelle Gasmund and Neeno Fulbright of Marshall won Tuesday’s All-City middle school cross country meet. Fulbright beat Sam Retzer of Eisenhower Middle School by 13 seconds. Retzer ran a very wet 3,000-meter course in 10:31 to Retzer’s 10:44. Flinn’s Juan Ismael Del Real also broke 11 minutes with a 10:53. Although Flinn had two […]

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Auburn’s Wartell wins 3K run at Winnebago’s Schmidt Invitational

Taylor Wartell and Isabella Roethle finished first and second to lead Auburn to a win in the Schmidt Invitational three kilometer open division this past weekend. Wartell ran the race 12:57.0 and Roethle in 13:32.9. Their finishes helped Auburn finish ahead of Winnebago in the six teams in that division. Lillian McQueeny also was top […]

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Auburn’s Wartell, Guilford’s Ehrhardt top 205 finishers in Forest City Invitational

ROCKFORD – Auburn sophomore Taylor Wartell took fifth Saturday at the Forest City Invitational, which drew 34 varsity runners in the girls race. Wartell ran the three-mile race in 20:45.1. Naomi Ruff of South Elgin won the event with a 19:11.8. Caitlyn Ehrhardt, a junior at Guilford, came in sixth with a 21:09.9 Guilford sophomore […]

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Auburn’s Wartell, East’s Friske win Wallin Invitational

Noah Friske of East raced away from Auburn’s Jonah Garcia to win the Chuck Wallin Invitational Saturday. The two were tied at the mile mark, but then Friske beat Garcia by 11 seconds in the second mile and seconds in the third. Friske finished the three-mile race at 16:42.51 to Garcia’s 17:12.06. Forty-two runners from […]

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Auburn’s Garcia 6th in NIC-10 preview meet

Auburn junior Jonah Garcia was the top District 205 finisher, boy or girl, at Tuesday’s NIC-10 Preview cross country meet. Garcia finished sixth overall, running the course in 18:47.7, a little over a minute behind Max Beutel of Belvidere North. Peter Maculan of Auburn was the next highest finisher for District 205, coming in eighth. […]

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