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Hill, Hannah led Knights to first girls basketball regional title since 1987

MACHESNEY PARK – Sophomores Zhakyla Evans and Brooklyn Gray get a lot of the headlines, but it’s seniors Mariah Hill and DaSani Hannah who spearhead the front and back of the Knights suffocating defense. Those two dominated the DeKalb Barbs Thursday night at Harlem, leading Auburn to a 52-32 win in the Class 4A Harlem […]

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Auburn girls basketball seek wins record, first regional title since Reagan administration

MACHESNEY PARK – The Auburn girls basketball team can pass a couple big milestones tonight in the IHSA Class 4A Harlem regional final against DeKalb. Although the Knights have won 20 or more games four times in the prior 11 seasons, Auburn has not won an IHSA girls regional title since the 1986-1987 season. That […]

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Jamerson rewrites East record books in last high school game

ROCKFORD – Kabrea Jamerson finished her high school basketball career with a flourish, scoring 43 points in East’s 82-55 loss to Hononegah in the Rockford Guilford regional Tuesday. It was the third in less than a month that Jamerson topped 40 points. Before Kabrea, no player in District 205 or NIC-10 girls basketball history had […]

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Two E-Rabs qualify for state wrestling meet

BARRINGTON – Two East E-Rabs earned another week of wrestling. Sophomore Joey Pineda finished second in the IHSA Class 3A Barrington Sectional at 285 pounds. Pineda won a paiir of close decisions, beating Edgar Vazquez of Waukegan, 3-0, and Keeegan Houlihan of Lincolnshire Stevenson to reach the finals. There, he ran into Jason Guardarrama, a […]

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Guilford’s Davis has perfect chess run

PEORIA – For the third straight year, a Rockford Public Schools student went a perfect 7-0 on Board 1 of the IHSA State Chess Tournament. This year, though, it wasn’t Auburn’s Vincent Do. Do was seeking to go a perfect 21-0 in three years at the IHSA tournament. However, Do suffered his first defeat in […]

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Guilford’s Stroup top swimmer in NIC-10 meet

MACHESNEY PARK – A dominating day from senior Jake Stroup powered Guilford to third place in the NIC-10 boys swim meet Saturday. Stroup won the 50 yard freestyle for the second straight year and then dominated the 100 freestyle, winning by nearly two seconds. He also powered Guilford to first in the 200 yard freestyle […]

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Auburn caps off girls basketball title run

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights, who clinched the school’s first girls basketball championship earlier in the week, celebrated Friday night after downing Jefferson, 62-31. It was senior night and the Knights have seven. The coaching staff started five seniors and the first two off the bench were seniors as well. That relegated its top two […]

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Eisenhower 8th graders qualify for state in boys basketball

VERNON HILLS – The Eisenhower Eagles moved to 23-4 on the season by beating Lake In The Hills Marlow, 44-34, Wednesday night in the eight grade IESA Class 4A sectional finals at Vernon Hills Hawthorn North. The Eagles will face Markham Prairie-Hills (19-2) on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Urbana Middle School in the IESA […]

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Eisenhower opens IESA sectionals in Vernon Hills

ROCKFORD – The Eisenhower Eagles knocked off RESA, 47-42, this past Thursday to win the IESA Eighth Grade Class 4A Rockford regional. The top-seeded Eagles reached the title game by beating Lincoln, 57-9, and Flinn, 55-48. The win over RESA earned the 22-4 Eagles a game against Lake In The Hills Marlow, which is 19-1 […]

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J-Hawks win two events in IHSA speech regionals

DEKALB – Three J-Hawks advanced with two winning events at this past weekend’s IHSA speech regional. Senior Aryan Arora took first in impromptu speaking, while senior Jada Cox came in first in poetry reading. Cox read “The Autobiography of an Empire.” Andrew Nolasco and Olivia Vereb also advanced out of the regionals by taking third […]

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