Category: Volleyball

East’s Hecox earns NJCAA All-American honors

ROCKFORD – Rock Valley College sophomore Mallory Hecox was named to the NJCAA Division III All-American after leading the Golden Eagles to the Division III national tournament for the first time since 2012. Hecox led the N4C Conference and Region IV champions in kills with 404 as an outside hitter. Hecox had 33 kills and […]

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Guilford’s Morris thriving at NC Central

Former Rockford Guilford volleyball star Celene Morris stepped right in as a major force in her first year at North Carolina Central. Morris played in all 25 matches for the Eagles, leading the team in sets played with 91. Morris was a three-time all-NIC-10 outside hitter at Guilford but was moved to her natural setter […]

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RPS puts three on all-NIC-10 volleyball team

Two volleyball stars from Guilford and one from Auburn were named first-team All-NIC-10 by conference coaches. Guilford, which finished third in the conference, had two make the first team and both will be back next season to lead a Vikings push for a conference crown. Junior Kaitlyn Flynn and freshman Ella Holmstrom, both outside hitters, […]

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Former East star leads RVC to volleyball nationals

ROCKFORD – The Rock Valley College Golden Eagles qualified for the NJCAA Division III national tournament for the first time since 2012, powered by the strong play of East graduate Mallory Hecox. Kristy Pierce, who coached for 34 years in high school, winning 941 games, took over the program this season and had just three […]

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Auburns pulls off volleyball upset

The Auburn Knights showed real progress last night, knocking off the Vikings at Guilford, 25-17, 25-18. Guilford has finished first or second in the NIC-10 the past three seasons. The win by Auburn was its third in conference play. Guilford is in a tie for Harlem for third place in the conference at 8-5. The […]

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NIC-10 Girls Volleyball Standings

School Conference Overall Belvidere North 8-0 13-2 Hononegah 8-0 8-0 Harlem 5-3 9-4 Guilford 3-3 5-6 Boylan 4-4 4-11 Freeport 2-3 3-4 Belvidere 2-4 3-11 Auburn 2-6 4-10 East 1-6 2-11 Jefferson 0-6 0-11

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Auburn knocks off North Boone in volleyball

The Auburn Knights improved to 3-4 on the season by defeating off Poplar Grove North Boone, Wednesday. The Knights won 25-20 and 25-16. The junior varsity and freshman teams swept their matches as well. Auburn takes on Guilford tonight at Auburn. Both schools come into the game at 1-2 in NIC-10 play.

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Guilford, Auburn open volleyball seasons with wins

The Guilford VikingsĀ rallied to win the final two games and knock off the Boylan Titans at Boylan on opening night of the NIC-10 volleyball season. Boylan won the opening match, 25-21, only to see Guilford dominate the next two games, 25-15 and 25-16. It’s a strong start for Guilford, which has finished second, tied for […]

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Welcome back … high school sports back in action

There have been a handful of golf events already for the 2018-2019 high school sports calendar, but this week the action kicks in for real. There are several chances this week to check out District 205 athletes. Soccer: Wednesday: Auburn at Antioch Friday: Auburn plays Rockford Christian and Dixon in the Auburn Invitational; East plays […]

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Final thank you to Celene Morris, Angel Martinez

The Rockford Sports Coalition would like to thank Celene Morris of Guilford and Angel Martinez Auburn for their historic high school careers. Back on May 21 at the Coronado Theater, Morris and Martinez were named the male and female Academic All-Stars for 2017-2018. Morris was a three-time All-NIC-10 volleyball player, including MVP as a junior, […]

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