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Former Auburn bowler in national legal spotlight

CHICAGO – Keenan Saulter, who bowled on Auburn’s bowling team in the 1990s, is the attorney representing a Chicago woman whose home was wrongly raided in 2019 by the Chicago Police Department. Keenan Saulter is representing Anjanette Young, whose home was raided by Chicago police nearly two years ago based on faulty information from an […]

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Auburn grad Lowe named honorable mention All-Big 10

Auburn graduate Vederian Lowe earned his secon postseason award at the University of Illinois by being named an honorable mention All-Big 10 offensive lineman. Lowe finished his fourth season as a starter for the Illini. He has played in 40 of his 44 career games for Illinois, starting 39, the last 33 in a row. […]

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Ninth Hall of Fame class impressive, but ceremony on hold

A former major league baseball player and a tireless youth sports advocate are among the athletes, coaches and contributors who will be honored at the annual Rockford Public Schools Champions Ball and Athletic Hall of Fame.When the ceremony takes place, though, still is yet to be determined.Rockford Public Schools announced on Dec. 8 that its […]

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RPS runners sweep NIC-10 cross country titles

BELVIDERE – A pair of Rockford Public Shools runners ran dominant races Saturday to claim the boys and girls cross country championships. Guilford sophomore Michelle Gasmund won the girls race by nearly 1 minute over Rachel Hilby of Boylan. Gasmund, who finished third in the race as a freshman for East last, raced the nearly […]

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Auburn perfect in girls tennis

ROCKFORD – Auburn’s Belen Nevenhoven completed a perfect NIC-10 career, rolling to her fourth straight conference tennis title on Oct. 10. Nevenhoven beat Guilford’s Kasey Aucutt, 6-0, 6-0, in the final and her teammates were perfect as well. The Knights went 9-0 in dual meets this year and then won both singles divisions and all […]

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Auburn runner climbing fast in Navy career

Deborah Davis-Reid McIvey, a 1989 Auburn graduate, continues to add to an impressive resume with the U.S. Navy. Deborah was about as well rounded of a student as you’ll find while at Auburn. A member of the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) program, she sang in the a capella program, served on the student council, […]

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Auburn promotes Griffin to lead girls basketball program

ROCKFORD – Taylor Griffin, who has been an assistant girls baskeball coach at both Auburn and East high schools, will take over the NIC-10 champion Knights basketball program. Griffin was an assistant coach for this year’s team, which went 16-2 in the conference to win the first NIC-10 title in school history, and 26-7 overall. […]

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Commitment tracker: Madisen Perry, Auburn

The world of sports is at a standstill, but eventually we’ll reopen and when we do we’ll have a number of RPS 205 students competing at the next level. The list below are students who have announced where they are taking their talents:

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Auburn wrestling great helps others reach goals in Denver

Terry Griffis, the greatest wrestler in Auburn history, is a health and wellness trainer at the Colorado Athletic Club in Denver. At Auburn, Griffis was a three-time NIC-9 wrestling champion and three-time IHSA state qualifier at 189 pounds and heavyweight. He was 88-17 over his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. He also was a first […]

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Auburn wins 19th straight IHSA scholastic bowl regional

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights extended a streak that started before there were things such as wireless headsets or the Mars Rover by winnings its 19th straight IHSA scholastic bowl regional on Monday. There was very little drama in the Class 2A Auburn regional. The Knights beat Freeport, Stillman Valley and Hononegah by more than […]

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