Tag: Rockford School District

Jefferson picks up first win under Arnold

ROCKFORD – The Jefferson J-Hawks scored 40 unanswered points to win their first game under coach Jacob Arnold. Guilford jumped out to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter. The Vikings scored two touchdowns on its first seven plays, a 21-yard run by George Curry and a 47-yard scamper by Kevin Woods. It was all […]

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High-scoring E-Rabs take NIC-10 soccer lead

ROCKFORD – The East E-Rabs thumped Belvidere this past week, 5-1, to move to 3-0 in the NIC-10 boys soccer race. East has four or more goals in six of its 10 games this year and the E-Rabs are 7-3 overall. Seniors Roberto Davila and Baraka Andre led East with five goals each, while juniors […]

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Auburn boys win Oregon Open

OREGON – The Auburn Knights boys cross country team won the Oregon Open Saturday by having all five of their runners finish in the top 25. Peter Maculan was second overall with a time of 16:50, while Jonah Garcia was fourth coming in at 16:55. Aaron Tatman finished 18th, Jacob Melvin 21st and Ryan Sweeney […]

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Auburn football, Auburn tennis among top performers

ROCKFORD – A year after setting a record for touchdown passes at Auburn, Khamani Sanders threw four more to open the season with a 45-6 win over Guilford. The Knights play Freeport next Friday. Auburn’s girls tennis team won the eight team Niles North/West Invitational on Saturday. Two-time NIC-10 champion Belen Nevenhoven went 3-0 in singles. […]

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NBA star helps more than 300 get ready for school

ROCKFORD – Auburn graduate Fred VanVleet, who has had a whirlwind summer after starring in the Toronto Raptors’ NBA championship season, gave away more than 300 backpacks full of school supplies Friday. It was the second straight year that VanVleet helped kids get ready for school by donating FVV red-and-black packpacks.  School starts Tuesday for […]

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McClelland introduced as Auburn girls basketball coach

ROCKFORD – This past Friday, Auburn introduced Milwaukee native Jason McClelland as the school’s new girls basketball coach. When play tips off in November, all four Rockford Public Schools 205 high schools will have new girls basketball coaches. McClelland comes to Auburn from HOPE Christian Schools where he was a teacher. He’s also served in […]

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RPS stars Garcia and Sayyalinh show big things ahead

ROCKFORD – Two RPS 205 incoming seniors showed this weekend that big things could be ahead for them in the 2019-2020 school year. On Saturday, Auburn’s Jonah Garcia sprinted to first place in the K-12 division of the 35th annual SwedishAmerican State Street Mile. Garcia finished fourth in the NIC-10 cross country meet as a […]

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Golf Scramble for Sports draws 112 players

ROCKFORD – The Golf Scramble for Sports drew 112 players to Aldeen Golf Club this past Friday. Kollegetown, made up of Justin Bach, Cal Kromm, Michael White and Steve Kittleson shot a scramble score of 51 – 21-under-par, to win the overall title. Kollegetown edged Jeff Compton, Justin Christiansen, Cal Carlson and Matt Kurtz by […]

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Rockford Robotics getting some off-season work in this weekend

ROCKFORD – Rockford Robotics, a group of students from all Rockford Publics Schools high schools, will be among 32 teams competing this Saturday in the Rock River Robotics Off-Season Competition. The seventh annual competition takes place Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rock Valley College PE Center. FIRST Robotics is a national […]

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East grad takes second in national wrestling tournament

FARGO, N.D. – East High School graduate Aydin Guttridge finished in second place at 285 pounds at this week’s USMC Nationals Junior Men’s Freestyle championships. Guttridge, who won the 285-pound IHSA Class 2A title this past school year, lost to the IHSA 2A champion Luke Luffman, 4-1, in the title match. For Luffman, it was […]

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