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Guilford student signs esports scholarship

ROCKFORD – Tuesday afternoon, Guilford staff celebrated with Zach Dimond and his family as Dimond signed a letter of intent to play esports at Illinois College. It is believed to be the first time a Rockford School District athlete has accepted a college scholarship in the growing esports field. In 2018-2019, nearly 200 colleges offered […]

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Guilford trio wins Esports title

GLENWOOD – Guilford High School’s Rocket League team knocked off teams from Naperville Central and Schaumburg Public Schools to win the Illinois High School Esports Association title Saturday afternoon. The Vikings’ trio of senior Evan Schanfeldt and sophomores Aidan Suh and Juan Jass swept Naperville in four overtime games (2-1, 3-2, 4-3 and 4-3). Schaumburg, though, […]

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Auburn tennis player, Guilford runner are National Merit semifinalists

ROCKFORD – Two RPS 205 athletes are semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship program. Victoria Wu, a tennis player at Auburn, and Caitlin Ehrhardt, a cross country and track athlete at Guilford, are among 16,000 students across the country with qualifying test scores for the scholarships. Wu and Ehrhardt can continue in the competition […]

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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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Guilford volleyball player earns national recognition

ROCKFORD – Ella Holmstrom took the NIC-10 by storm in 2018, earning first-team all-NIC-10 honors at outside hitter as a freshman. The incoming sophomore is opening eyes far outside this region. In June, Holmstrom was one of 82 volleyball players named to the 2019 Ultra Ankle® Junior Volleyball Association All-National Team, “which recognizes the top […]

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Guilford’s Johnson heads back to state track meet

ROCKFORD – Guilford junior Shaniah Johnson kept the Rockford Public Schools girls track season going Thursday night by qualifying for the IHSA Class 3A state track meet. Johnson finished third in the Antioch sectional in the triple jump with a leap of 36-10 3/4. She surpassed the qualifying distance in preliminaries and skipped the finals […]

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RPS girls dominate jumps at NIC-10 meet

ROCKFORD – Rockford Public Schools athletes swept the jumping events at the girls NIC-10 track meet at Auburn Thursday night. Guilford’s Valerie Daehler won the long jump and tied for first in the high jump, while teammate Shaniah Johnson took first place in the triple jump. East’s Kayla Wells added to the collection by winning […]

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Former NIU, RVC coach Carl Armato to coach Guilford basketball

ROCKFORD – Rockford Public Schools announced today that Carl Armato will coach the Guilford boys basketball team in 2019-2020 pending school board approval. Armato was an assistant at Guilford at the beginning of this past season. He took over as interim coach on Jan. 31. The Vikings finished 18-14 for the season, the first winning […]

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Defending champion Vikings open NIC-10 soccer play with win

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings, who tied for the NIC-10 conference title last year, kicked off its NIC-10 schedule with an easy 7-0 win over Jefferson. The co-championship last year was the first time a RPS 205 school had won a share of the NIC-10 title since 1998. The Vikings should be strong contenders again […]

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Guilford boys basketball back in winners’ column

ROCKFORD – Lost in East’s record-setting season is the solid improvement of the Guilford Vikings boys basketball program. On Friday, Guilford knocked Machesney Park Harlem out of second place with a 62-55 win at Guilford. Jamil Jones and Tyler Knuth had 18 points each for the Vikings.  The victory moved the Vikings to 16-13, guaranteeing […]

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