Category: Soccer

Guilford wraps up NIC-10 soccer title

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings wrapped up a perfect 9-0 run through the NIC-10 in boys soccer this past week with a 3-0 win over Belvidere North and 9-0 win over Belvidere. The Vikings scored 48 goals in conference play and gave up just four in winning the school’s second NIC-10 title in the past […]

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Guilford takes control of NIC-10 soccer race

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings positioned themselves to win their second NIC-10 boys soccer title in the past three years with a pair of shootout wins this week. In the biggest Rockford Public Schools boys soccer showdown in years, the Vikings topped East on Tuesday. The high-scoring affair was tied at 4 at the end […]

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East, Guilford to square off for NIC-10 lead in soccer

ROCKFORD – East and Guilford are two of the remaining three undefeated teams in the NIC-10 boys soccer race and the two square off Tuesday. East is 5-0 in conference play, tied with Boylan Catholic, and 9-3-0 overall. The E-Rabs have scored 20 goals and given up just five in conference play. Senors Baraka Andre […]

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High-scoring E-Rabs take NIC-10 soccer lead

ROCKFORD – The East E-Rabs thumped Belvidere this past week, 5-1, to move to 3-0 in the NIC-10 boys soccer race. East has four or more goals in six of its 10 games this year and the E-Rabs are 7-3 overall. Seniors Roberto Davila and Baraka Andre led East with five goals each, while juniors […]

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Auburn football, Auburn tennis among top performers

ROCKFORD – A year after setting a record for touchdown passes at Auburn, Khamani Sanders threw four more to open the season with a 45-6 win over Guilford. The Knights play Freeport next Friday. Auburn’s girls tennis team won the eight team Niles North/West Invitational on Saturday. Two-time NIC-10 champion Belen Nevenhoven went 3-0 in singles. […]

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Final salute to Auburn’s Gabi Christidis

ROCKFORD – Gabi Christidis went out in style in a dominant soccer career at Auburn High School.  Christidis was one of five Rockford Public Schools 205 players named first team All-NIC-10 in girls soccer. It was Christidis’ third straight year on the first team and the announcement was a formality, considering the midfielder ran away […]

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Defending champion Vikings open NIC-10 soccer play with win

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings, who tied for the NIC-10 conference title last year, kicked off its NIC-10 schedule with an easy 7-0 win over Jefferson. The co-championship last year was the first time a RPS 205 school had won a share of the NIC-10 title since 1998. The Vikings should be strong contenders again […]

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District 205’s top 20 moments/milestones of 2018

Lists are always a popular thing to compile and publish at the end of the year. It’s easy to forget the day-to-day triumphs as the weeks go by. Every day, Rockford Public Schools athletes are getting up early and dedicating themselves to getting better. You can see it by the progress on the field and […]

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Auburn soccer star signs with Robert Morris University

ROCKFORD – Gabrielle Christidis, a three-time all-NIC-10 soccer player for the Auburn Knights, signed a letter of intent Monday to play for Robert Morris University Illinois in 2019-2020. The Chicago-based college is a NAIA school that plays in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Eagles were 7-7-3 overall this past season and the roster included […]

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Auburn’s Valentine excels on field, in classroom at UIC

CHICAGO – Emily Valentine, a four-time All-NIC-10 soccer star at Auburn, was named to the District 5 Google Cloud Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Team, in early November for her work on the soccer field and classroom for the University of Illinois-Chicago. The team is chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Valentine advances […]

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