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RPS players dominate Rock River Valley boys all-star team

ROCKFORD – Four Rockford Public Schools seniors were named to the 12-player Rock River Valley all-star boys basketball team by the Rockford Register Star. East won the NIC-10 championship in the Covid-19-abbreviated season with a 12-1 record. It’s two leading scorers, Pashens Harris and NIC-10 MVP Makarious Luster, were named to the squad. Luster was […]

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Guilford in second with six-game soccer winning streak

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings, behind a huge game from Brayan Cuevas, moved into second in the NIC-10 with a 6-2 record after knocking off Belvidere, 3-2, Tuesday. The Bucs certainly put a scare into Guilford, taking a 2-1 lead at the half before the Vikings scored twice for the win. Cuevas had all three […]

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Guilford opens volleyball season with win over Auburn

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings, which harbor hopes of winning the school’s first NIC-10 volleyball title since 2016, scored a straight-set win over Auburn to open the volleyball season. The Vikings have finished in the top three the past three seasons and this year return two first-team NIC-10 outside hitters in junior Ella Holmstrom and […]

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RPS Schedule

Tuesday, April 13Boys Soccer: Jefferson at Boylan, 5 p.m.Girls Volleyball: Freeport at Auburn, 7 p.m.; East at Hononegah, 7 p.m.; Jefferson at Boylan, 7 p.m.; Harlem at Guilford, 7 p.m.Thursday, April 15Boys Soccer: East at Belvidere North, 5 p.m.Girls Volleyball: Auburn at Harlem, 7 p.m.; East at Belvidere, 7 p.m.; Guilford at Jefferson, 7 p.m.Friday, […]

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East to play Harlem for NIC-10 boys basketball title

ROCKFORD – The East E-Rabs will play for their second NIC-10 title in three years and 12th since the school opened in 1940-1941 on Friday after beating Guilford, 60-44, Tuesday. The NIC-10 athletic directors voted this year to split the conference into two divisions and have the winners of each play each other in a […]

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Auburn wins 21st straight scholastic bowl regional

ROCKFORD – Auburn’s national juggernaut scholastic bowl program won its 21st straight IHSA regional title Monday night. The Knights topped Poplar Grove North Boone, 800-60, and then beat Rockton Hononegah in the title match, 690-130, to advance to Saturday’s IHSA Class 2A sectional, which will be hosted by Auburn. This year’s Auburn scholastic bowl team […]

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Taylor leads E-Rabs to fourth in J-Hawk swim invitational

ROCKFORD – Sophomore Camden Taylor’s top two finishes in two events powered East to fourth place in Saturday’s 10-team J-Hawk Swimming Invitational. Taylor dominated the 200-yard freestyle, beating Vincent Maier of Boylan by more than seven seconds, with a time of 1:46.98. Taylor followed that up with a second-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle. Taylor […]

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Guilford swimmer brightens seniors’ Valentine’s Day

ROCKFORD – The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council worked with students at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School to brighten the days for residents at Siena on Brendenwood. The students at Marshall created hundreds of hand made Valentine’s, which were delivered by the advisory council. Among the students making the deliveries was Ella Gasparini, a member of the […]

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Winter season on hold

The Illinois High School Association’s winter sports season will be “temporarily paused” as a result of new mitigation rules put in place by Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday, the organization says. According to a statement from Executive Director Craig Anderson, the organization hopes that the new mitigations will “aid in creating participation opportunities” for athletes […]

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Nominate coaches, players or contributors for RPS Athletics Hall of Fame

Because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic restrictions, the Rockford Sports Coalition has not set a date for its annual RPS 205 Champions Ball & Athletics Hall of Fame. We are taking nominations, though, for the next Hall of Fame class. You can nominate people in one of four categories – athlete, coach, team or service […]

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