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East wrestler to join Wisconsin program

ROCKFORD – East senior Aydin Guttridge will sign a letter of intent Friday to wrestle for Wisconsin next year. There will be a signing ceremony at East at 4 p.m. on Friday. Guttridge finished second in the NIC-10 at heavyweight, losing to undefeated state champion Tony Cassioppi of Hononegah. He qualified for the USA Wrestling Cadet […]

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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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East, Auburn boys cross country teams advance to sectionals

ROCKFORD – Nineteen Rockford School District boys cross country runners qualified for sectionals at Saturday’s Rockford Guilford IHSA Class 3A regional. East finished fourth and Auburn sixth as teams in the eight-team regional, advancing as teams, while five Guilford runners advanced as individuals. For Auburn, it marked the first time its entire team advanced out […]

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East to take on top-ranked Simeon in football playoffs

For just the second time in school history, East qualified for the football playoffs in back-to-back seasons. The IHSA awarded the E-Rabs (5-4) the honor of taking on Chicago Simeon in the first round. Simeon is 9-0 and seeded No. 1 out of the 32 schools in the 7A playoffs. The location and time of […]

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Strong seasons end for Auburn’s Nevenhoven, East’s soccer team

It was a tough morning for two Rockford Public Schools fall success stories. Auburn sophomore Belen Nevenhoven was looking to be the highest District 205 finisher ever in the IHSA Class 2A tennis tournament. She fell though to Tyra Richardson of Chicago St. Ignatius College Prep, 6-4, 6-2, to finish in fourth place. That matches […]

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East wins regional soccer opener

HUNTLEY – Rockford East topped McHenry in a wild opener to its IHSA Class 3A regional run. The E-Rabs outscored the Warriors, 5-3, in the Huntley regional in what was considered a mild upset. East is the No. 9 seed in the sectional and McHenry was the No. 8 seed. The E-Rabs scored the final […]

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Rising E-Rabs soccer program opens regional play

The East E-Rabs, who had their best NIC-10 season in more than 30 years, open IHSA 3A Regional play Tuesday against McHenry in the Huntley Regional.  The regional semifinal starts at 6:30 p.m. East will enter the game with a 14-6-1 after going 7-2 in the NIC-10 to take second place. It was the best […]

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East’s Friske wins NIC-10 boys cross country title

ROCKFORD – East senior Noah Friske cruised to his second straight NIC-10 boys cross country title Saturday at Jefferson High School. Friske ran the 3-mile course in 16:00.8, beating Belvidere North’s Max Beutel by 6.5 seconds. Friske is completing one of the best cross country careers in Rockford School District history. He was 10th in […]

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Key week for East’s soccer title hopes

The East E-Rabs’ NIC-10 soccer title hopes are on the line tonight against the Boylan Titans. East heads into the final week of conference play at 6-1, tied with Belvidere North for second, and a game behind the undefeated Titans. Boylan is 12-4-3 overall, while East is 14-3-3. The game will be at Boylan beginning […]

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East outlasts Jefferson in wild shootout

The East E-Rabs nailed down a playoff spot Friday night with a wild 38-34 win over the Jefferson J-Hawks at Swanson Stadium. The E-Rabs overcame two early kickoff return touchdowns and Jefferson’s improving passing attack to move to 5-2 on the season. Jefferson fell to a frustrating 1-6. The J-Hawks have lost by seven points […]

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