Category: Swimming

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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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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