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Summer Showcase records

Chicagoland Summer Showcase I School Wins Losses Auburn 3 2 East 2 2 Guilford 2 2 Jefferson 2 2 Chicagoland Summer Showcase II School Wins Losses Guilford 5 1 East 3 2 Jefferson 2 3 Auburn 0 4

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Six from RPS 205 honored in All Star Preps banquet

ROCKFORD – Six Rockford Public Schools 205 athletes and one coach were named best of the best Tuesday night at the Rockford Register Star’s annual All Star Preps Best of Rock River Valley banquet. Roy Sackmaster was named boys coach of the year for guiding the East E-Rabs to their first NIC-10 basketball title since […]

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Jefferson wins gold division title in first summer showcase

ROCKFORD – Quay Robinson hit a driving, left-handed runner in the final seconds to lift the Jefferson J-Hawks over Omaha (Nebraska) Benson, 66-64, to win the gold division of the large school bracket Sunday at the Chicagoland Summer Showcase I. Both of the final games Sunday at Rock Valley College came down to the buzzer […]

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Boys summer league basketball kicks off Monday

ROCKFORD – Summer “break” is a misnomer for high school athletes.  The nine to 10 weeks in between semesters is crucial to get better. Because of the brutal winter weather, school ends this week and summer basketball play begins next week. The East High School Varsity Summer League features 16 schools playing from June 3 […]

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Auburn, Guilford dominate all-NIC-10 boys tennis team

ROCKFORD – Six Rockford Public Schools 205 tennis players were named first team all-NIC-10. Auburn and Guilford stars made up half the team, which was announced this past week. The Knights’ Quinten Nevenhoven was named singles MVP, while Chris Park and Drew Licari were the doubles MVPs. Nevenhoven repeated as NIC-10 singles champion, while Park […]

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Golf Scramble for Sports set for July 26

The Golf Scramble For Sports will be played July 26 at Aldeen Golf Club. The 11th annual event is the largest district fundraiser each year for the Rockford Sports Coalition and RPS athletics. The cost is $100 and that buys you a round at northern Illinois’ premier public golf course, lunch and dinner for one. […]

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NIC-10 2018-2019 Champions

Activity School Girls Golf Rockford Co-Op Boys Basketball East High School Scholastic Bowl Auburn High School Boys Tennis Auburn High School

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J-Hawks baseball team rallies to top Belvidere

ROCKFORD – The Jefferson J-Hawks scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday to knock off Belvidere, 9-8, for their first win of the season. Brandon Pruitt was the big star at the plate. He collected four hits in six at bats, scoring a run and driving in three, as Jefferson (1-16) […]

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Rising Auburn needs one more win to match best baseball season this millennium

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights have ridden three big bats and the solid pitching of Payton Alexander to an 8-8 record in the NIC-10 this season. Auburn has two conference games left, both against Harlem. Tonight’s is at Auburn and Friday’s is at Harlem. A year after going 1-17 in the NIC-10, the Knights, under […]

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RPS 205 athletes win 19 events in IESA track sectional

ROCKFORD – Flinn’s 7th grade boys track team took first place in Saturday’s IESA Class AA sectional meet, and Rockford Public Schools athletes won 19 events in four divisions. The meet at Swanson Stadium decided who would go down to this week’s IESA state track meet. The star of the meet for RPS 205 was […]

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