Tag: Rockford School District

Eisenhower takes aim at 7th grade girls basketball title

BOLINGBROOK – The Eisenhower Eagles take aim at winning the second IESA state girls basketball title in Rockford Public Schools history Saturday morning at Bolingbrook Brooks Middle School. The 16-2 Eagles take on undefeated New Lenox Martino (24-0) at 10 a.m. in the first of four games in the Seventh Grade Class 4A State Tournament. […]

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RPS teams go 11-5 in 205 Tip-Off Classic

ROCKFORD – Boys basketball has been the strongest sport for Rockford School District athletics for the past 10 years. Auburn, East, Guilford and Jefferson have combined to win at least 50 percent of their conference games every year since the 2008-2009 season. Jefferson, Auburn and East have all won conference titles in that span and […]

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Hoops season kicks off tonight with 205 Tip-Off Classic

ROCKFORD – Girls basketball began play two weeks ago, but boys basketball starts tonight with the sixth annual 205 Tip-Off Classic. Games start tonight at Auburn and Jefferson high schools. The Tip-Off Classic drew a strong contingent of Chicago teams along with tournament stalwarts Indianapolis Pike and Hollywood McArthur of Florida. The McArthur Mustangs actually […]

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Two Auburn swimmers make state swim meet

ROCKFORD – Ali Cushing and Lydia Przytulski earned another week of swimming at this past weekend’s IHSA sectional swim meet at Jefferson. Cushing made history last year by being the first Auburn swimmer – not including divers – to advance to the state meet. She repeated the feat and will take a shot at placing […]

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Cushing, Gasparini excel at NIC-10 swim meet

ROCKFORD – Auburn junior Ali Cushing and Guilford sophomore Ella Gasparini were the Rockford School District stars in this past weekend’s NIC-10 girls swim meet. Cushing won the 200-yard individual medley for the second straight year. She also teamed up with Ursula Koch, Lydia Przytulski and Sydney Turner to win the 200-yard medley relay. Cushing […]

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Four pros headline this year’s RPS 205 Athletic Hall of Fame class

Four athletes who went on to play professionally headline the eighth class of the RPS Champions Ball and Hall of Fame. This year’s celebration takes place on Feb. 8 at the Raddison Hotel and Convention Center. This year’s honorees are: Mike Sibley, West Dan Scarpetta, Auburn Amanda Omar, East Seth Miller, Auburn 1968 Guilford baseball […]

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RPS has 16 boys looking to make IHSA state cross country

ROCKTON – The Auburn and Guilford boys cross country teams took third and fourth in last weekend’s Hononegah Class 3A boys cross country regional. The Knights were led by Jonah Garcia and Peter Maculan, who both finished in the top 10. For Guilford, it was its depth that led the way. The Vikings had no […]

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Twelve RPS runners alive in cross country race for state

ROCKTON – Auburn’s girls cross country team and five runners from East and Guilford will run in this Saturday’s IHSA Class 3A sectional hoping to advance to the IHSA state meet. This past Saturday, Auburn finished fourth overall at the Hononegah regional to advance as a team. The Knights were led by juniors Taylor Wartell […]

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Nevenhoven battles, but finishes second in IHSA tennis

BUFFALO GROVE – Belen Nevenhoven of Auburn got off to a strong start in her bid to become the first IHSA girls tennis champion in NIC-10 history. Leading 4-2 with a break point, she missed a volley that turned the match. Defending state champion Kiley Rabjohns rallied to win 10 of the next 13 games. […]

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Auburn to play No. 4 seed in IHSA football playoffs

Rockford Auburn will play at Arlington Heights Hersey in the first round of the IHSA Class 7A football playoffs. Hersey at 8-1 drew a No. 4 seed, while Auburn is 29th out of 32. It will be Auburn’s seventh trip to the IHSA playoffs since they were started in 1974 and sixth in eight years. […]

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