Category: Girls Basketball

Hill, Hannah led Knights to first girls basketball regional title since 1987

MACHESNEY PARK – Sophomores Zhakyla Evans and Brooklyn Gray get a lot of the headlines, but it’s seniors Mariah Hill and DaSani Hannah who spearhead the front and back of the Knights suffocating defense. Those two dominated the DeKalb Barbs Thursday night at Harlem, leading Auburn to a 52-32 win in the Class 4A Harlem […]

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Auburn girls basketball seek wins record, first regional title since Reagan administration

MACHESNEY PARK – The Auburn girls basketball team can pass a couple big milestones tonight in the IHSA Class 4A Harlem regional final against DeKalb. Although the Knights have won 20 or more games four times in the prior 11 seasons, Auburn has not won an IHSA girls regional title since the 1986-1987 season. That […]

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Jamerson rewrites East record books in last high school game

ROCKFORD – Kabrea Jamerson finished her high school basketball career with a flourish, scoring 43 points in East’s 82-55 loss to Hononegah in the Rockford Guilford regional Tuesday. It was the third in less than a month that Jamerson topped 40 points. Before Kabrea, no player in District 205 or NIC-10 girls basketball history had […]

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Auburn caps off girls basketball title run

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights, who clinched the school’s first girls basketball championship earlier in the week, celebrated Friday night after downing Jefferson, 62-31. It was senior night and the Knights have seven. The coaching staff started five seniors and the first two off the bench were seniors as well. That relegated its top two […]

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Winter Sports Records

Boys Basketball NIC-10 Overall Auburn 12-3 16-10 Jefferson 12-4 23-5 East 10-5 17-11 Guilford 7-9 14-14 Girls Basketball NIC-10 Overall Auburn 16-2 25-6 Guilford 10-8 18-12 East 6-12 8-23 Jefferson 3-15 3-21

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Auburn clinches school’s first NIC-10 basketball girls title

Rockford Auburn had little trouble with Freeport Friday night, beating the Pretzels 82-26 to clinch at least a share of the NIC-10 girls basketball title. When the Knights got back from the road trip, they found out Boylan had knocked off Belvidere North making Auburn the sole conference champion. It is the first NIC-10 girls […]

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Auburn’s depth shows in Belvidere North beatdown

ROCKFORD – Super sophomores Brooklyn Gray and Zhakyla Evans were held to just 13 points in Auburn’s Tuesday night showdown with Belvidere North. The Knights still won convincingly, 64-46, to move back into first place in the NIC-10 by a game and virtually clinch the school’s first conference basketball title. The Blue Thunder may have […]

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Two RPS stars making runs at school scoring records

East senior Kabrea Jamerson (left) and Guilford junior Kate Dennis (right) both are making runs at their school’s all-time scoring records. Jamerson has been on a tear since passing the 1,000-point mark over the Martin Luther King weekend. She scored 45 points in a double-overtime loss to Guilford last week and followed it up with […]

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Auburn wants alumni to pack the gym for North showdown

ROCKFORD – Auburn hosts Belvidere North tonight in a girls basketball showdown where the winner is essentially assured the NIC-10 conference title. The schools both come into the game at 13-2. Auburn officials are hoping to fill the gym and they are calling on alumni to show up and shout for the Knights to win […]

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Records set, NIC-10 races altered at annual Rumble

ROCKFORD – Auburn’s girls team moved back into first place in the NIC-10, the hopes of Jefferson’s boys team took a blow and two scoring records were set in the Seventh Annual Rumble in the Rock. Here’s a look at all six games played at Rock Valley College on Saturday. Game 1: Auburn 55, Guilford […]

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