Category: Soccer

J-Hawks star and college hall of famer now trains next generation of trainers

DUBUQUE, Iowa – Deann Trapp Petitgrout, one of Jefferson’s top girls athletes of the 1990s, is a college professor at her alma mater, Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. Deann was a two-time first-team All-NIC-9 star for the J-Hawks’ basketball program in 1993-1994 and 1994-1995. She also excelled, to a lesser extent, in volleyball and soccer. […]

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Commitment tracker: Jaszmin Minneyfield, Auburn

The world of sports is at a standstill, but eventually we’ll reopen and when we do we’ll have a number of RPS 205 students competing at the next level. The list below are students who have announced where they are taking their talents: Jaszmin Minneyfield, Auburn Roberto Davila, East, announced on April 17 Mikayla Land, […]

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Guilford soccer star dives into IT in Boston area

Mary Usedom, one of Guilford’s top girls soccer players of the 2000s, now is a customer support analyst for an information technology company in the Boston area. Usedom was a first team All-NIC-9 midfielder for Guilford in 2007 and 2008 as a sophomore and junior. Her senior year, instead of playing for Guilford, Mary graduated […]

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East’s Ward to play soccer at NIU

ROCKFORD – On Friday, East senior Jamie Ward signed a letter of intent to play women’s soccer at Northern Illinois University. Ward was first team All-NIC-9 as a defender as a junior. She also led the E-Rabs in scoring with 10 goals and six assists. Ward was special mention All-NIC-10 in 2017 and 2018 as […]

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19 things to celebrate from 2019: No. 6 – Guilford wins NIC-10 boys soccer

Guilford rolled through the NIC-10 with a perfect 9-0 record, scoring 48 goals and giving up just four. It marked the second time in the past three seasons that the Vikings won the NIC-10 under coach Luke Anderson. The Vikings finished 15-6 overall.  Anderson has some work to do, though, to keep the momentum going. […]

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19 things to celebrate from 2019: No. 8 – East soccer star named MVP

After three decades of mostly bottom-basement finishes, the East soccer program had its second straight solid season and the high-scoring of Roberto Davilla had a lot to do with it. Davilla poured in 16 goals and added 11 assists in 21 games to win the conference scoring race. With Davilla leading the attack, East finished […]

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19 things to celebrate from 2019: No 13 – Gabi Christidis’ scoring spree

ROCKFORD – Gabi Christidis capped off her Auburn soccer career in dominant fashion this past spring – and then kept up the good work in college this fall. Christidis was named to the first team All-NIC-10 girls soccer team for the third straight time after scoring an amazing 41 goals in 22 games for the […]

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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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