Category: Softball

East senior duo named all-NIC-10 in softball

ROCKFORD – The East E-Rabs Halee Bergstrom and Grace Berlage were named first team All-NIC-10 in softball after stellar senior seasons. Bergstrom was named as a shortstop and Berlage as a pitcher, although she was an offensive star as well. Berstrom and Berlage both batted .500 this sesason, tying for third in the NIC-10. Bergstrom […]

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Softball, baseball and volleyball playoffs underway

ROCKFORD – The Jefferson J-Hawks picked up their second win of the season, edging East, 4-3, in the first game of the IHSA 4A baseball playoffs. The J-Hawks play the No. 1 seed, Huntley, on Wednesday in DeKalb. Guilford ended Auburn’s strong season with a 4-2 win on Monday. The Vikings will take on NIC-10 […]

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Past meets future at Champions Ball

ROCKFORD – The seventh annual RPS Champions Ball & Hall of Fame drew a full house to the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center to hear inductees extol the virtue of teamwork and humility. On Saturday, basketball star Skip Thoren; football, basketball and track standout Bobby Anderson; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League star Jean Cione; swimmers […]

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Register Star featuring RPS Hall of Famers

ROCKFORD – The 7th annual RPS Champions Ball and Hall of Fame is this Saturday and this year’s class is as varied and storied as past inductees. This year’s group features: The first inductee from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The only ABA or NBA all-star to come out of the NIC-10. A three-sport […]

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NIC-10 Softball Standings

School Conf. Overall Freeport 6-0 13-1 Hononegah 6-1 8-8 North 6-2 8-9 Harlem 3-1 6-2 Boylan 3-5 8-11 East 2-3 5-5 Auburn 2-6 4-8 Belvidere 1-4 2-5 Jefferson 0-3 0-5 Guilford 0-5 0-10

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Keeping up with your coaches: Jessica Basford

The Rockford Public Schools athletic programs have made tremendous progress this decade in sports such as soccer, football and volleyball. The gains have not been as great so far in the stick-and-ball sports – baseball and softball. Jessica Basford is a 2003 Richmond-Burton graduate who is entering her third year as head coach of Auburn’s […]

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East puts three on all-NIC-10 baseball, softball teams

Two East E-Rab juniors, Brandon Folk and Scott Gowan, were named first team all-NIC-10 in baseball, while Madi Hecox made first-team all-NIC-10 for East in softball. Folk played outfield and pitched for East, which went 10-7 in the NIC-10, good for fifth, while Gowan pitched and played shortstop. Two other Rockford Public Schools players joined […]

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NIC-10 Softball Standings

School W L Machesney Park Harlem 10 1 Freeport 10 2 Belvidere North 9 3 Rockton Hononegah 10 3 Belvidere 8 4 Rockford Boylan 5 8 Rockford East 4 9 Rockford Jefferson 2 9 Rockford Auburn 2 12 Rockford Guilford 0 11 Source: MaxPreps

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NIC-10 Softball Standings

School Conference Overall Machesney Park Harlem 5-0 10-3 Belvidere North 4-0 8-3 Freeport 5-1 13-4 Belvidere 4-2 11-6 Hononegah 4-2 7-9 Rockford Boylan 3-4 7-10 Rockford East 2-4 10-10 Rockford Jefferson 1-4 1-10 Rockford Guilford 0-5 2-9 Rockford Auburn 0-6 2-8

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