Tag: Rockford School District

Six from RPS 205 honored in All Star Preps banquet

ROCKFORD – Six Rockford Public Schools 205 athletes and one coach were named best of the best Tuesday night at the Rockford Register Star’s annual All Star Preps Best of Rock River Valley banquet. Roy Sackmaster was named boys coach of the year for guiding the East E-Rabs to their first NIC-10 basketball title since […]

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Jefferson takes second in East hoops summer league

ROCKFORD – The Jefferson J-Hawks showed again they should be in the mix for the NIC-10 title this next winter by taking second in the East High School Varsity Summer League Tuesday night. The J-Hawks finished the month-long league with a 7-3 record, including the regular season. They played most of the month without Latrell […]

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East senior duo named all-NIC-10 in softball

ROCKFORD – The East E-Rabs Halee Bergstrom and Grace Berlage were named first team All-NIC-10 in softball after stellar senior seasons. Bergstrom was named as a shortstop and Berlage as a pitcher, although she was an offensive star as well. Berstrom and Berlage both batted .500 this sesason, tying for third in the NIC-10. Bergstrom […]

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Jefferson wins gold division title in first summer showcase

ROCKFORD – Quay Robinson hit a driving, left-handed runner in the final seconds to lift the Jefferson J-Hawks over Omaha (Nebraska) Benson, 66-64, to win the gold division of the large school bracket Sunday at the Chicagoland Summer Showcase I. Both of the final games Sunday at Rock Valley College came down to the buzzer […]

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Auburn, Guilford lead second-day RPS charge in Showcase

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights earned a Sunday morning game against undefeated Omaha Westside of Nebraska by winning both of its Saturday games. Auburn stunned Evansville Bosse of Indiana by scoring 16 of the final 18 points to win 57-53 in its first game Saturday in the Chicagoland Summer Showcase. The Knights, now 3-1 in […]

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RPS 205 teams split on opening night of Chicagoland Summer Showcase

ROCKFORD – The first night of play in the Chicagoland Summer Showcase drew coaches across the country eager to see players from seven states square off. Rockford Publics Schools 205 teams acquitted themselves well. East beat Hamilton, Ohio, 53-50, in overtime and Jefferson topped Galeburg, 51-38. Guilford, however, fell to Aurora Waubonsie Valley, 58-46, and […]

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Top talent checking in to Rockford

ROCKFORD – Fred VanVleet was not the most highly sought after recruit coming out of Auburn High School in 2012. You can still find his Rivals.com prospect page where the 5-11, 175-pound guard is listed as the 138th best player in his class and 19th best point guard. Rivals lists just five Division 1 scholarship […]

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RPS 205 sophomores top NIC-10 in hitting

ROCKFORD – Guilford second baseman Christopher Pass was the only RPS 205 baseball player to make first team All-NIC-10 in baseball. It was a bit of surprise that he wasn’t joined by East’s Hunter Scanlon, who led the NIC-10 in batting. Scanlon was named special mention as an outfielder. Regardless of the vote, it’s going […]

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RPS 205 schools look good heading into summer tournaments

ROCKFORD – The month of June for high school basketball has turned into a season by itself. The Jefferson J-Hawks went 2-0 Monday night to finish the three-week East High School Varsity Summer League at 4-2. East splits its games Monday, beating Byron 78-41 but falling to Hononegah, 60-59, to also finish 4-2. Auburn finished […]

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Schedules set for first Chicagoland Summer Showcase

The deepest and most diverse high school basketball tournament in Rockford history tips off Friday at 6 p.m. The Chicagoland Summer Showcase I will feature 40 varsity teams from six states, 32 in the large school division and eight in the small school division. Friday and the first half of Saturday, teams will play in […]

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