Category: Golf

Guilford golfers have solid first day at IHSA state tournaments

DECATUR – Guilford junior Kayla Sayyalinh kept slim state title hopes alive Friday by shooting a 75 Friday at Hickory Point in the first round of the IHSA Class 2A state tournament. trails Mia Natividad of Yorkville by five shots going into Saturday’s final round. Guilford senior Andrew Carey shot a 2-over-par 74 at The […]

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Rockford girls golf wins regional

MACHESNEY PARK – Rockford’s girls co-op golf team sailed to a nine-stroke win this week in the IHSA 2A Harlem regional. Junior Kayla Sayyalinh was the main factor for the win. She was medalist, shooting a stellar 74. Freshman Leah Hunter was next 88 and Ashley Ferry, a sophomore, shot a 91. Rockford beat Belvidere’s […]

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Four RPS golfers advance to sectionals

MACHESNEY PARK – Four Rockford Public Schools golfers – one from each of the District 205 schools – advanced out of Wednesday’s IHSA Class 3A regional at Harlem. Alex Ferry of Auburn had the best round, shooting a 75 at Atwood Homestead Golf Course. Andrew Carey of Guilford and Ben Jensen of East advanced with […]

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RPS 205 Hall of Fame coach Roger Lindeman dead at 92

ROCKFORD – Roger Lindeman, the Guilford golf coach who coached the Vikings to 18 NIC-10 boys golf titles, 16 regional titles and four state titles, passed away on May 8 at the age of 92. Lindeman was inducted into the RPS 205 Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017. You can watch his induction video by […]

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Giving thanks to our coaches

ROCKFORD – The Rockford Sports Coalition is extremely thankful on this Thanksgiving Day for all the staff and coaches who work daily with District 205 students to help them succeed. The Rockford Public Schools resevoir of dedicated and effective coaches has never been deeper, which was illustrated by the fact that RPS coaches earned coach […]

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Solid fall season for several RPS athletes

ROCKFORD – In a season that wasn’t typical, Rockford Public Schools had lots of athletes turning in typically outstanding seasons. RPS runners swept the MVP awards in cross country. Three boys cross country runners made first team All-NIC-10 and another was named special mention. Four RPS runners made the first team girls team and another […]

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Guilford boys golf advances to sectionals

The Guilford Vikings came up one shot short in their bid to win the school’s first IHSA regional golf title in 15 years, but it was enough to keep their season alive. Guilford shot 329 Tuesday at Elliot Golf Course to take second to Rockton Hononegah. The Vikings topped DeKalb by two shots to advance […]

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Guilford leads strong golf contingent into conference meet

Guilford’s boys golf team had a strong run of match play in the NIC-10 this fall, finishing second with an 8-1 record. Connor Knuth led the way for the Vikings with a 40.1 average per nine holes. That was good for third in the conference. Andrew Carey, with a 40.2 average, and Luke Grall, 41.0, […]

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Perfect weather for RPS Golf Scramble for Sports

ROCKFORD – The coronavirus pandemic didn’t deter 144 golfers from teeing it up in the annual RPS Golf Scramble for Sports Friday at Aldeen Golf Course. The eventĀ  sold out as it did last year before the coronavirus put all kinds of events in jeopardy. The annual golf scramble is one of three major fundraisers […]

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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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