Category: Soccer

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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Five RPS players earn All-NIC-10 soccer nods

The East boys soccer program had its best showing since 1987 and the team was rewarded with three spots on the All-NIC-10 soccer team and its coach, Greg Fiorucci, was named coach of the year. Senior forward Poe Reh and juniors Leonard Ngongo and Roberto Davila were named to the 17-player squad by the NIC-10 […]

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Strong seasons end for Auburn’s Nevenhoven, East’s soccer team

It was a tough morning for two Rockford Public Schools fall success stories. Auburn sophomore Belen Nevenhoven was looking to be the highest District 205 finisher ever in the IHSA Class 2A tennis tournament. She fell though to Tyra Richardson of Chicago St. Ignatius College Prep, 6-4, 6-2, to finish in fourth place. That matches […]

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East wins regional soccer opener

HUNTLEY – Rockford East topped McHenry in a wild opener to its IHSA Class 3A regional run. The E-Rabs outscored the Warriors, 5-3, in the Huntley regional in what was considered a mild upset. East is the No. 9 seed in the sectional and McHenry was the No. 8 seed. The E-Rabs scored the final […]

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Rising E-Rabs soccer program opens regional play

The East E-Rabs, who had their best NIC-10 season in more than 30 years, open IHSA 3A Regional play Tuesday against McHenry in the Huntley Regional.  The regional semifinal starts at 6:30 p.m. East will enter the game with a 14-6-1 after going 7-2 in the NIC-10 to take second place. It was the best […]

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Key week for East’s soccer title hopes

The East E-Rabs’ NIC-10 soccer title hopes are on the line tonight against the Boylan Titans. East heads into the final week of conference play at 6-1, tied with Belvidere North for second, and a game behind the undefeated Titans. Boylan is 12-4-3 overall, while East is 14-3-3. The game will be at Boylan beginning […]

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NIC-10 Boys Soccer Standings

School Conference Overall Rockford Boylan 7-0 12-4-3 Belvidere North 6-1 14-3-3 Rockford East 6-1 13-5-1 Rockford Guilford 4-3 6-4-0 Freeport 4-3 8-7-2 Rockton Hononegah 3-4 8-9-0 Rockford Jefferson 2-5 7-7-0 Belvidere 2-5 5-10-2 Rockford Auburn 1-6 6-12-1 Harlem 0-7 2-16-0

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Barbour, RESA to play for RRAC soccer title

The RESA Owls will take on the Barbour Lions on October 4 for the RRAC soccer tournament championship. Barbour is a perfect 6-0 on the season, while RESA is 5-1. In the JV title game, RESA will play the Flinn Falcons. RESA’s JV is 5-0, while Flinn is 3-1-1. The is the second straight year […]

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Guilford wins soccer showdown with East

The Guilford Vikings beat East, 3-2, Tuesday night to knock the E-Rabs out of first place in the NIC-10 soccer race and to put themselves back in contention for a second straight NIC-10 title. The Vikings are the defending NIC-10 champions, but they dropped their conference opener to Hononegah, 2-0. Since then, Guilford has knocked […]

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