Category: Girls Basketball

McClelland introduced as Auburn girls basketball coach

ROCKFORD – This past Friday, Auburn introduced Milwaukee native Jason McClelland as the school’s new girls basketball coach. When play tips off in November, all four Rockford Public Schools 205 high schools will have new girls basketball coaches. McClelland comes to Auburn from HOPE Christian Schools where he was a teacher. He’s also served in […]

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Guilford finishes girls summer league strong

MACHESNEY PARK – The Guilford Vikings downed Rockford Christian and Rockford Lutheran Thursday in the final night of the Harlem Girls Basketball Summer League. The 48-21 win over the Lions and 30-22 win over the Crusaders improved the Vikings to 3-3 over the month-long league. Rockford East also wrapped up its play by splitting a […]

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Dundee-Crown wins first Auburn Battle for the Castle

ROCKFORD – Dundee-Crown knocked off Clinton, 42-25, Saturday to win the inaugural Battle for the Castle at Auburn High School. Twelve girls basketball programs played Saturday. Clinton, Wisconsin, Dundee-Crown, Normal Community and Hononegah high schools each won their pools with 2-0 records. Clinton edged Hononegah, 36-32, in the semifinals and Dundee-Crown beat Hononegah 43-23.  Hononegah […]

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RPS Summer League records

East boys summer league School W L Auburn (5th) 8 2 East (10th) 7 3 Jefferson (2nd) 7 3 Harlem girls summer league School W L Auburn 6 0 East 4 4 Guilford 3 3

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Knights celebrate three basketball college signings

ROCKFORD – Friends, family and teammates gathered Tuesday in the Auburn cafeteria to watch three Knights girls basketball players sign letters of intent for college. Sydney Erwin signed with North Central College in Naperville. Nia Taylor will play next season at Blackhawk Community College in Moline and Nia Adams-Neal will be at Parkland Community College […]

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Inaugural Auburn girls tourney adds to June basketball fun

ROCKFORD – Auburn will host the inaugural Battle for the Castle on June 15, featuring 12 schools from two states. Auburn, East and Guilford will be representing RPS 205. Hononegah and Harlem will be here from the NIC-10. The rest of the field will be Zion-Benton, Stillman Valley, Stockton, Dundee-Crown, Peoria Manuel and Normal Community […]

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NIC-10 All-Stars split Rising Stars

ROCKFORD – The Area All-Stars rallied from a 13-point deficit to pull off a rare 113-107 win over the NIC-10 boys in the 22nd annual Rising Stars Classic at Rock Valley College. RPS 205’s stars acquitted themselves quite well. Sha’Den Clanton hit 8-of-12 shots to lead the NIC-10 in scoring (18) and assists (7). Andres […]

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Guilford, Auburn stars choose next destinations

ROCKFORD – Kai Ross and Sydney Erwin both revealed where they will continue their basketball and educational careers. Ross, a guard for Guilford, had a signing ceremony last week for Gogebic Community College. Gogebic’s main campus is in Ironwood, Michigan. The team was 14-17 this past season. Gogebic is an NJCAA Division II program. Ross […]

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21 RPS students to play in first Rising Stars Classic middle school games

ROCKFORD – The 22nd annual Rising Stars Classic this next Saturday will be expanded to include middle school all-star games for the first time. Twenty-one RPS 201 middle-schoolers will be the Rockford all-star teams playing area all-stars. The girls middle school game will be at 4 p.m. at Rock Valley College, followed by the boys […]

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Ellis, Brookview win REBA titles

ROCKFORD – Ellis and Brookview claimed the top prizes of the REBA basketball tournaments, which wrapped up Monday at Auburn High School. Ellis was perhaps the most dominant team in all of REBA this year. The Eagles rolled through the regular season 12-0, winning by an average score of 40-14. In the REBA tournament, Ellis […]

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