Tag: Rockford School District

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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Auburn’s Nevenhoven one match from history

BUFFALO GROVE – Auburn junior Belen Nevenhoven is one match from winning the first girls state tennis title not only in District 205 history but in NIC-10 history. On Friday, Nevenhoven knocked off Auburn Rabjohns of Lake Forest, 6-4, 6-3, and Ali Benedetto of Winnetka New Trier, 6-4, 6-4. The two wins already give her […]

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Auburn’s Nevenhoven leads large RPS group in IHSA tennis

The IHSA 2A girls tennis tournament kicks off this morning and seven RPS 205 players are looking to make their mark. Three-time NIC-10 champion Belen Nevenhoven opens her tournament against Sara Jankovic of Roselle Lake Park. Nevenhoven is looking to win the first IHSA girls tennis title in NIC-10 history. The other players playing today […]

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Auburn’s VanVleet has big NBA opening night

TORONTO – Fred VanVleet, the Rockford Auburn graduate who helped power the Toronto Raptors to last season’s NBA title, showed on opening night that he’s ready for an even bigger role. The Raptors opened the NBA season Tuesday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. VanVleet, one of the NBA’s top reserves the past two seasons, […]

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RPS runners impress in NIC-10 cross country races

ROCKFORD – Rockford Public Schools runners claimed five top 10 finishes in Saturday’s NIC-10 cross country races at Searls Park. Auburn senior Jonah Garcia and junior Peter Maculan came in second and third in the boys race. Both finished about 13 seconds behind the race’s winner, Max Beutel of Belvidere North. The strong showing by […]

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