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Two E-Rabs qualify for state wrestling meet

BARRINGTON – Two East E-Rabs earned another week of wrestling. Sophomore Joey Pineda finished second in the IHSA Class 3A Barrington Sectional at 285 pounds. Pineda won a paiir of close decisions, beating Edgar Vazquez of Waukegan, 3-0, and Keeegan Houlihan of Lincolnshire Stevenson to reach the finals. There, he ran into Jason Guardarrama, a […]

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Five E-Rabs advance in IHSA wrestling

HUNTLEY – East wrestlers brought back three second place finishes in the IHSA Class 3A Huntley regional this weekend and two others came in third. Those five E-Rabs will try to qualify for the IHSA state tournament this upcoming weekend. Kevin Pierce at 132, Zander Guttridge at 182 and Joey Pineda at 185 finished second. […]

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East’s Ward to play soccer at NIU

ROCKFORD – On Friday, East senior Jamie Ward signed a letter of intent to play women’s soccer at Northern Illinois University. Ward was first team All-NIC-9 as a defender as a junior. She also led the E-Rabs in scoring with 10 goals and six assists. Ward was special mention All-NIC-10 in 2017 and 2018 as […]

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East boys basketball winning in the classroom

Wins and losses are important. So are point totals and rushing yards and the other things we record in athletics. But at the end of their time in high school, the goal of athletics is to produce outstanding students and people. East’s boys basketball team will not match last year’s recording setting team on the […]

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East’s Jamerson tops 1,000 points

ROCKFORD – Rockford East senior Kabrea Jamerson topped the 1,000 career point level on Monday. Jamerson passed the mark with 22 points against North Boone. Jamerson is averaging 19.2 points per game this season. She was third in the NIC-10 in scoring as a junior with a 17.0 average. Jamerson, who will play at Northern […]

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East takes fifth in J-Hawk girls bowling invitational

CHERRY VALLEY – Powered by strong performances from Ashley Harkey and Jurnee Williams, East finished fifth out of 15 teams in this past weekend’s J-Hawk Girls Bowling Invitational at the Cherry Bowl. Harkey rolled a 559 series (186.3 average) to take 13th overall and Williams came in just behind at 14th with a 557 series. […]

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Lake sets East, RPS rushing records

ROCKFORD – Tay’Veon Lake has run his way up to the top of the East and Rockford school district record books. The senior running back now has 2,964 yards rushing, putting him ahead of John Brown (2,753), the star back from the 1985 East state champion team. Lake long ago passed future NFL player Jerry […]

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East, Guilford to square off for NIC-10 lead in soccer

ROCKFORD – East and Guilford are two of the remaining three undefeated teams in the NIC-10 boys soccer race and the two square off Tuesday. East is 5-0 in conference play, tied with Boylan Catholic, and 9-3-0 overall. The E-Rabs have scored 20 goals and given up just five in conference play. Senors Baraka Andre […]

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High-scoring E-Rabs take NIC-10 soccer lead

ROCKFORD – The East E-Rabs thumped Belvidere this past week, 5-1, to move to 3-0 in the NIC-10 boys soccer race. East has four or more goals in six of its 10 games this year and the E-Rabs are 7-3 overall. Seniors Roberto Davila and Baraka Andre led East with five goals each, while juniors […]

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East grad takes second in national wrestling tournament

FARGO, N.D. – East High School graduate Aydin Guttridge finished in second place at 285 pounds at this week’s USMC Nationals Junior Men’s Freestyle championships. Guttridge, who won the 285-pound IHSA Class 2A title this past school year, lost to the IHSA 2A champion Luke Luffman, 4-1, in the title match. For Luffman, it was […]

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