Category: Swimming

Two Auburn swimmers make state swim meet

ROCKFORD – Ali Cushing and Lydia Przytulski earned another week of swimming at this past weekend’s IHSA sectional swim meet at Jefferson. Cushing made history last year by being the first Auburn swimmer – not including divers – to advance to the state meet. She repeated the feat and will take a shot at placing […]

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Cushing, Gasparini excel at NIC-10 swim meet

ROCKFORD – Auburn junior Ali Cushing and Guilford sophomore Ella Gasparini were the Rockford School District stars in this past weekend’s NIC-10 girls swim meet. Cushing won the 200-yard individual medley for the second straight year. She also teamed up with Ursula Koch, Lydia Przytulski and Sydney Turner to win the 200-yard medley relay. Cushing […]

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Burnell’s MVP leads winter award winners

ROCKFORD – The NIC-10 all-conference boys basketball team was released today after the culmination of the IHSA basketball tournament and Chris Burnell was named conference MVP. It’s not a surprise. The four-year starter led the E-Rabs to a fourth-place finish in Class 4A and East shattered records for wins for East and the NIC-10. Chris […]

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RPS 205 swimmers win 7 events, set 2 records at RRAC conference meet

ROCKFORD – Eisenhower’s Chris Carunana and Lincoln’s Camden Taylor were the lead highlights of a strong Saturday of swimming for Rockford Public Schools athletes. RPS 205 swimmers won seven events in the boys and girls RRAC conference meets. Taylor won two individual titles, taking the 100-yard freestyle and then winning the 50-yard backstroke with a […]

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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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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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