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Guilford win sets up Tuesday volleyball showdown

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings rallied to remain undefeated in girls volleyball, setting up next Tuesday’s battle with Belvidere North, the three-time defending NIC-10 champions. At Boylan last night, Guilford dropped the first game, 25-23. It was the first set the Vikings had lost this season. Guilford rallied to win the final two sets over […]

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Guilford in second with six-game soccer winning streak

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings, behind a huge game from Brayan Cuevas, moved into second in the NIC-10 with a 6-2 record after knocking off Belvidere, 3-2, Tuesday. The Bucs certainly put a scare into Guilford, taking a 2-1 lead at the half before the Vikings scored twice for the win. Cuevas had all three […]

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Team effort leads Vikings over Hononegah in key divisional matchup

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings took a major step towards winning the NIC-10 girls volleyball title with a straight-set win over Hononegah at Guilford. The Vikings edged the Indians, 25-23, in the first set and the momentum carried over in set two, 25-13. Coach Trace Noack said it was a balanced effort. Ella Holmstrom had […]

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Guilford opens volleyball season with win over Auburn

ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings, which harbor hopes of winning the school’s first NIC-10 volleyball title since 2016, scored a straight-set win over Auburn to open the volleyball season. The Vikings have finished in the top three the past three seasons and this year return two first-team NIC-10 outside hitters in junior Ella Holmstrom and […]

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Guilford hands Hononegah first loss

ROCKFORD – The first time Hononegah and Guilford met up, the Indians scored 18 of the first 20 points in a 60-27 win that Guilford coach Mike Jamerson called humbling. Saturday, the Vikings exacted revenge in Rockford with a 38-35 win that knocked Hononegah from the ranks of unbeatens. This time, Guilford jumped out to […]

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Guilford duo make D1 college debuts

Two players who helped lift Guilford from the bottom of the NIC-10 in basketball have made their NCAA Division I debuts this month. One was expected. The other a bit of a surprise. On Tuesday, Monmouth University of New Jersey finally got its season underway, losing to Hofstra, 96-88. Guilford’s Jack Holmstrom got three minutes […]

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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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Coates could be RPS’ next NFL player

Rockford Register Star writer Jay Taft this week detailed the path of Guilford’s Julius Coates to big-time college football. The former Vikings wide receiver has filled out to 6-6, 289 pounds and, after stops at two different junior colleges, has turned himself into a disruptive defensive lineman for the University of Arkansas. Click here to […]

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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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Guilford football star still making sure things run smoothly

ROCKFORD – Drew Sweeney was one of the big reasons Montell Clanton was able to set District 205 rushing records that stood until this past fall. Sweeney was an All-NIC-9 tackle in 2002, opening the holes that Clanton burst through to win the conference rushing title. Sweeney continued to excel at Western Illinois University, where […]

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