Category: Swimming

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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Another weekend of smashed milestones for District 205 students

In case you missed it, this past weekend featured a plethora of students reaching major accomplishments. Here’s a rundown of all the great things from Friday and Saturday. Guilford’s boys basketball team clinched its first winning season since 2006-2007 by knocking Harlem out of second place in the NIC-10 race. Guilford senior Treighton Hoang qualified […]

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Guilford’s Hoang qualifies for state swim meet

ROCKFORD – Guilford senior Treighton Hoang won the 100-yard breaststroke at the IHSA Rockford Jefferson sectional Saturday and qualified for next week’s state swim meet. Hoang is a two-time NIC-10 100 breaststroke champion. He’ll head to state hoping to snap a long drought for the Guilford swimming program. A Vikings swimmer hasn’t won a medal […]

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District 205 students had big weekends from chess boards to basketball floors

There were a number of outstanding performances turned in by District 205 students in all kinds of events. There was almost too much to keep track of so here’s a recap of all the accomplishments. East’s boys basketball team clinched its first NIC-10 boys basketball title since 1981 and tied a school record with its […]

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Huang, Stroup win NIC-10 swimming titles for Guilford

ROCKFORD – Treighton Huang and Jake Stroup powered the Guilford Vikings to second place in the NIC-10 swim meet Saturday at Jefferson. Huang, a senior, won the 100-yard breaststroke and took third in the 200 individual medley. It was the second year in a row that Huang won the breaststroke title. Stroup, a junior, won […]

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District 205 claims seven top 10s in J-Hawk invitational swim meet

ROCKFORD – Rockford Public Schools swimmers claimed seven top 10 finishes in the tough J-Hawk Invitational swim meet this past weekend. Thirteen teams representing 15 high schools competed, including Auburn and East from District 205. The highest individual finish was by East freshman Ethan Sund, who was fourth in diving. The best overall day was […]

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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 swimmers earn a pair of fourths at Logterman Invitational

MACHESNEY PARK – Auburn swimmers picked up a couple of fourth-place finishes at the highly competitive Dave Logterman Invitational Saturday at Harlem High School. The six-team meet included Hononegah, Algonquin, Belvidere’s Co-op team, Harlem and Byron. Auburn’s best individual finish came in the 50-yard freestyle where Auburn junior Zane Edleman came in fourth. Edleman also […]

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Guilford, Auburn swimmers qualify for state

BYRON – Auburn sophomore¬†Ali Cushing and Guilford freshman Ella Gasparini both earned another weekend of swimming. Cushing became the first Auburn swimmer – Carrie Zarse won three state titles as a diver – to qualify for state, swimming a 1:55.45 in the 200 yard freestyle at the Byron IHSA swimming and diving sectional. Gasparini qualified […]

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Auburn sophomore adds her name to Knights NIC-10 champion swimmers

FREEPORT – Auburn sophomore Ali Cushing won the 200-yard individual medley at Saturday’s NIC-10 girls swim meet, adding her name to the Knights growing list of swimming champions. Cushing’s best finish last year in the conference meet was a second place in the 100-yard freestyle. Saturday, she edged out Guilford freshman Ella Gasparini with a […]

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