Tag: Guilford

District 205 tennis players sweep IHSA sectional

MACHESNEY PARK – Rockford Public Schools tennis players dominated the IHSA Class 2A Machesney Park Harlem sectional, taking the top two spots in singles and doubles. In singles, it was an all-Auburn final. Junior Quinten Nevenhoven knocked off freshman Chris Park, 6-0, 6-1. Nevenhoven won the NIC-10 tennis title last weekend, while Park won No. […]

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Spangler, Guilford running great, highlights annual 2.05 run

Jenny Spangler, the Guilford distance runner who went to to excel at Iowa and then make the U.S. Olympic team as a marathoner, will be in Rockford on May 26 as a special guest for the fifth annual 2.05 Run to benefit Rockford Public Schools’ physical education programs. Spangler was inducted into the RPS Athletic […]

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Guilford building Hall of Fame football coaching staff

Denny Diduch, who coached Forreston High School to two IHSA state football titles, will join Bruce Bazsali’s staff as an assistant coach for the 2018 season. Bazsali, who was inducted into the Illinois Football Coaches Association in 2006, took over Guilford in 2017 and the Vikings jumped from 1-8 to 4-5. In Diduch, Bazsali is […]

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Auburn, Guilford track stars advance to state

DEKALB – Two Rockford Public Schools athletes earned one more track meet at the IHSA Class 3A DeKalb girls track & field sectional. Auburn senior Elle Maculan qualified for the IHSA Class 3A state meet in the 300-meter low hurdles by taking second in a time of :45.77. Maculan, who was second in the event […]

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Vikings clinch first girls NIC-10 soccer title for RPS in 20 years

The Guilford Vikings knocked off Auburn, 4-0, Thursday night to finish its NIC-10 slate at 8-1 and clinch the school’s first share of a conference girls soccer title in 20 years. It’s been a remarkably close soccer race. The Vikings will share the title with Freeport and Boylan. The Vikings knocked off Boylan, 1-0, on […]

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Rossato, Maestranzi named coaches at Jefferson, Guilford

ROCKFORD – Rockford Public Schools stayed the course with its boys basketball opening at Jefferson and went an entirely new direction with its Guilford opening. District 205 Athletic Director Mat Parker announced today that John Rossato will take over the program at Jefferson. Rossato has been the sophomore boys coach at Jefferson since 2010. This past […]

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Guilford girls take 9th in IHSA bowling

ROCKFORD – Guilford’s girls bowling team rolled to 9th place Saturday in the IHSA state bowling tournament at Cherry Bowl. The Vikings were led by three seniors. Kayle Monestero scored 2,419 over 12 games to take 19th in the state. Megan Peterson finished 37th with 2,356, and Graci Cabello was 44th with 2,315. This season […]

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Guilford takes sixth in state cheerleading

Guilford’s cheerleading squad made District 205 history by finishing in sixth place in the co-ed division of today’s IHSA Cheerleading championships. The Vikings are the first District 205 squad to place in state since the IHSA made cheerleading a competitive sport in 2005-2006. The Vikings compiled a score of 85.03 points. Belvidere North won the […]

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Guilford cheerleading team advances to state

BELVIDERE – Guilford’s cheerleading squad advanced to the state finals by taking fourth in the Co-Ed division at the Belvidere North sectional. There are four divisions in competitive cheerleading – small, medium, large and Co-Ed. Jefferson’s cheerleading squad was eliminated in the medium team competition. Guilford finished fourth out of 13 in the Co-Ed sectional. […]

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Guilford’s Haynie to play football at Illinois State

Guilford Athletic Director Augie Toldo announced today there will a scholarship signing ceremony Wednesday afternoon for Julian Haynie, who is committing to play football for Illinois State. Haynie was a three-year varsity player for the Vikings in football, the past two seasons as starting quarterback and defensive back. The signing ceremony will be at 1:30 […]

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