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Nominate coaches, players or contributors for RPS Athletics Hall of Fame

Because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic restrictions, the Rockford Sports Coalition has not set a date for its annual RPS 205 Champions Ball & Athletics Hall of Fame. We are taking nominations, though, for the next Hall of Fame class. You can nominate people in one of four categories – athlete, coach, team or service […]

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IHSA tweaks schedule again

The Illinois High School Association expanded the schedules for teams in the winter, spring and now summer sports seasons. The IHSA waived the limitation that would have restricted teams in those seasons to no more than two contests per week. Teams also can now play in tournaments that are larger than three teams, however, if […]

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2020-2021 Sports Seasons

The IHSA has modified the sports seasons this year in hopes of getting all sports in during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fall sports: August 10 to October 24Boys/girls golf, girls tennis, boys/girls cross country, girls swimmingWinter: November 16 to February 13Boys/girls basketball, wrestling, boys swimming, cheerleading, dance, boys/girls bowling.Spring: February 15 to May 1Football, boys soccer, […]

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Time nears to tee it up for RPS 205 sports

ROCKFORD – The RPS 205 Golf Scramble for Sports will take place on July 24 at Aldeen Golf Club as scheduled. With Illinois moving into Phase 4 of reopening from the coronavirus pandemic, Rockford Public Schools was able to keep its date on the golfing calendar. The cost is $100 per person, which includes a […]

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Auburn runner climbing fast in Navy career

Deborah Davis-Reid McIvey, a 1989 Auburn graduate, continues to add to an impressive resume with the U.S. Navy. Deborah was about as well rounded of a student as you’ll find while at Auburn. A member of the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) program, she sang in the a capella program, served on the student council, […]

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The 2.05 Run is going virtual

From now until June 12th – You can register for the 2.05 Run here:¬†https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Rockford/205Run Once you have completed your timed 2.05-mile run or walk, visit this link and submit your results to receive a race T-shirt and enter for a chance to win one of five local prize packages! The RPS school with the most […]

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Get your running shoes ready for the 2.05 Run

The Rockford Public Schools 2.05 Run is scheduled for May 23. This year will be the seventh 2.05 Run. The 2.05-mile race starts at 6:30 p.m. and finishes at the Rockford City Market site at East State, Water and Madison streets. All participants receive a food and drink ticket to be redeemed at the post-race […]

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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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Fall Sports Records

Football W L PF PA Auburn 5 5 213 268 Jefferson 3 6 178 311 East 2 7 194 347 Guilford 1 8 92 354 Volleyball NIC-10 W-L Overall W-L Guilford 12-4 19-7 Auburn 11-7 21-14 Jefferson 2-15 5-26 East 2-15 4-25 Soccer NIC-10 W-L Overall W-L Guilford 9-0-0 15-6-0 East 7-2-0 14-8-0 Jefferson 3-5-0 […]

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RPS Champions Ball and Hall of Fame set for Feb. 8

Rockford Public Schools will hold its 8th annual RPS Champions Ball and Hall of Fame on Feb. 8 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center beginning at 5 p.m. The event highlights the best and brightest athletes, coaches and contributors from District 205’s storied past. Since its beginning in 2013, RPS has honored 10 teams, […]

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