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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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Auburn boys take third in Boylan bowling tournament

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights rolled to a third-place finish in the Boylan Mens Holiday Bowling Tournament. Ten teams competed. Auburn finished qualifying as the third seed. The Knights then knocked off Collinsville in the step-ladder finals before falling to Hononegah by 21 pins. Matt Seigel finished second individually in the qualifying rounds with a […]

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Auburn stars make holiday tournament team

ROCKFORD – Auburn senior Nia Neal and freshman Brooklyn Gray were named to all-tournament team in the exceedingly tough Bradley-Bourbonnais Holiday Tournament. Neal averaged 10.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in the round-robin tournament, while Gray poured in 11.3 points, grabbed 7.3 rebounds and averaged 4.5 assists. The Knights are third in the NIC-10 […]

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Auburn soccer star signs with Robert Morris University

ROCKFORD – Gabrielle Christidis, a three-time all-NIC-10 soccer player for the Auburn Knights, signed a letter of intent Monday to play for Robert Morris University Illinois in 2019-2020. The Chicago-based college is a NAIA school that plays in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Eagles were 7-7-3 overall this past season and the roster included […]

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Sims, Siegel, Soles leading Auburn bowling charge

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights boys bowling team entered the week 3-1 and in third place in the NIC-10 behind the hot starts of Preston Sims, Carson Soles and Matt Siegel. Sims is averaging 222 on the season and has the league’s highest series with an 811. That series included his first 300. Soles is […]

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Auburn’s Schwartz wins in Whitewater

WHITEWATER – Andrew Schwartz was one of two Auburn Knights to wrestle to top-two finishes at this Saturday’s Whitewater Invitational in Wisconsin. Schwartz went 4-0 Saturday to win the 152-pound title. Schwartz recorded two pins of wrestlers from Verona and Beloit Memorial and a majority decision over David Cushman of Whitewater. Schwartz clinched the title […]

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Auburn’s Lowe lauded for improvement by Illini Inquirer

CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois football program had another rough season, going 2-7 in the BIG 10 and 4-8 overall. But the Illini doubled their win total from 2017 and won two more in the Big 10 than they did the year before and will lose only four players to graduation. The staff of […]

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Auburn’s Lambert picked up steam at Northern Iowa

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Alfonzo Lambert, the 2015 NIC-10 football defensive MVP for Auburn, earned more downs as the season went on at Northern Iowa. Lambert is a redshirt sophomore linebacker for the Panthers. He recorded 38 tackles for Northern Iowa, including a career-high 12 against Missouri State on Nov. 17 to end the regular […]

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Auburn tennis star to play at Tennessee-Chattanooga

ROCKFORD – Quinten Nevenhoven, the defending three-time NIC-10 tennis champion from Auburn High School, signed a letter of intent Monday to play tennis next year at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. Nevenhoven has qualified for state the past two years. Last year, he led Auburn to the conference title with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Adam […]

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Auburn’s Valentine excels on field, in classroom at UIC

CHICAGO – Emily Valentine, a four-time All-NIC-10 soccer star at Auburn, was named to the District 5 Google Cloud Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Team, in early November for her work on the soccer field and classroom for the University of Illinois-Chicago. The team is chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Valentine advances […]

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