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Rockford rowers impress in Wisconsin

Rockford Public Schools has been aggressive in expanding the opportunities for athletes to compete outside of traditional athletics. This includes creating an esports team and being the first district in the NIC-10 to compete in boys volleyball. It also means recognizing athletes who compete in club activities such as rowing. Jeff Snedegar is on Guilford’s […]

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Looking to challenge yourself this summer? Try rowing

The YMCA Rowing Club is looking for new recruits to spend part of their summer on the Rock River. Already, students from Auburn and Guilford compete alongside students from Boylan, Stillman Valley, Rockford Christian, Rockford Lutheran, Keith and Belvidere North. Coach Carrie Morelock talks about how rowing is her passion and why you should give […]

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Flinn wrestling coach talks about courage of Mason Crowe

Injuries are scary – and in some cases are enough to deter young athletes. In this 205 VIBE blog post, the wrestling coach at Flinn Middle School salutes the courage of Mason Crowe.

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Latest 205 VIBE video focuses on Champions Ball

ROCKFORD – The Seventh Annual Champions Ball was again an emotional night as some of the best athletes to ever come through RPS 205 had a chance to thank the many that helped them reach their dreams. Click here to see a recap of this year’s ball on YouTube.

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Xs and Os just a fraction of what it takes to coach

East High School athletic director and Gary Griffin says coaching at the high school level is more than being able to put together a gameplan. There are dozens of jobs and responsibilities that have to be managed and completed each week just to get the players to the field. Take a listen in the latest […]

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Targeted tools help athletes prepare for college

The goal of Rockford Public Schools is to develop outstanding students and adults – and athletics and extra-curricular activities are a part of that process. Eight years ago, the Rockford Public Schools athletic and curriculum departments began focusing on improving the tools to help athletes meet the requirements to qualify to play in college. Read […]

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Auburn bowler builds a business

For the vast majority of high school athletes, sports is just a step on the road to finding a career. Carson Soles, a member of Auburn’s varsity bowling team, decided to start earlier than most. Click here to learn more about Carson’s Lawn Mowing Service.

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Winning isn’t everything

East’s boys basketball team is off to its best start in decades, but it’s some comments from referees that is most gratifying to coach Roy Sackmaster.

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Guilford freshmen win writing competition

Two aspiring writers from District 205 wowed the Rockford Public Library and Rockford University staff, winning the high school division of “It’s Alive!,” a ghost story writing contest.

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Why Guilford High School?

In the city of Rockford, your high school options are many. With the various academies, a student can choose any of the four District 205 schools and there are several private schools actively looking for more students. The Hood family breaks down why they feel Guilford is “school of choice” for their son, Tyler, in […]

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