Category: Girls Basketball

East stars headline Rising Classic rosters

ROCKFORD – Three stars from East’s NIC-10 champion E-Rabs were picked to play in the Rising Stars Classic at Rock Valley College on March 30. Chris Burnell – East’s all-time leading scorer – Sha’den Clanton and Andres Thompson were picked by area media for the NIC-10 squad. Tyshawn Whitt and Justin Blake of Auburn and […]

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NIC-10 Girls Basketball Standings

School Conf. Overall Rockton Hononegah 17-1 27-4 Boylan Catholic 16-1 26-2 Belvidere North 13-5 19-10 Rockford Auburn 11-6 15-14 Rockford Guilford 9-9 16-13 Machesney Park Harlem 8-9 12-16 Rockford East 5-13 10-21 Freeport 4-13 7-20 Belvidere 3-15 5-22 Rockford Jefferson 1-17 3-25

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District 205 students had big weekends from chess boards to basketball floors

There were a number of outstanding performances turned in by District 205 students in all kinds of events. There was almost too much to keep track of so here’s a recap of all the accomplishments. East’s boys basketball team clinched its first NIC-10 boys basketball title since 1981 and tied a school record with its […]

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Young J-Hawks break home losing streak

ROCKFORD – Jefferson won its first girls basketball home game in eight years by outscoring Belvidere 6-3 in overtime without its top two scorers. Camron Blank, who scored 29 points for Jefferson, and Karley Colson, who added seven, both fouled out in the final minute of regulation. Jefferson went into overtime tied at 38 with […]

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Several RPS athletes to compete at next level

ROCKFORD – Several Rockford School District senior athletes announced where they will compete in college. East senior Madelyn Habben will continue her volleyball career at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri. A club volleyball player, Habben has been a four-year varsity player for the E-Rabs. Culver-Stockton is a NAIA school. Auburn’s Matt Seigel announced that he’ll […]

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Hecox ends Rumble run with record

ROCKFORD – With their chances dwindling, the Joliet Junior College Wolves kept fouling Rock Valley College sophomore guard Madi Hecox, hoping she would miss enough foul shots to give them a chance to win their matchup in the sixth annual Rumble In The Rock. It didn’t work. Hecox ended up making 11 of 15 free […]

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East sweeps two in Rumble In The Rock

ROCKFORD – East’s boys and girls basketball teams came out with wins in the sixth annual Rumble In The Rock on Saturday.<br<></br<> The E-Rabs’ boys team moved to 11-0 in NIC-10 play with a 62-49 win over Jefferson, while the girls pulled away from the J-Hawks, 49-28, after Jefferson lost one of its top players, […]

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Young J-Hawks pick up first wins in girls basketball

LISLE – The Jefferson J-Hawks picked up its first two wins of the year at the Lisle Christmas tournament, a significant step forward in the program’s reboot. Jefferson (2-14) lost its tourney opener to Walter Lutheran but rebounded to beat Coal City, 47-33, and Lisle, 42-39. The J-Hawks fell to Timothy Christian in its other […]

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Auburn stars make holiday tournament team

ROCKFORD – Auburn senior Nia Neal and freshman Brooklyn Gray were named to all-tournament team in the exceedingly tough Bradley-Bourbonnais Holiday Tournament. Neal averaged 10.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in the round-robin tournament, while Gray poured in 11.3 points, grabbed 7.3 rebounds and averaged 4.5 assists. The Knights are third in the NIC-10 […]

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Eisenhower’s 8th grade girls team one step from state

ROCKFORD – The Eisenhower Eagles are one step away from the IESA State Tournament after knocking off the Flinn Falcons Monday night in the IESA Class 8-4A regional finals at Lincoln Middle School. The Eagles, now 20-1, defeated the Falcons, 37-26. Flinn had reached the regional finals by defeating Kennedy, 32-26. Eisenhower reached the finals […]

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