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RPS runners sweep NIC-10 cross country titles

BELVIDERE – A pair of Rockford Public Shools runners ran dominant races Saturday to claim the boys and girls cross country championships. Guilford sophomore Michelle Gasmund won the girls race by nearly 1 minute over Rachel Hilby of Boylan. Gasmund, who finished third in the race as a freshman for East last, raced the nearly […]

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Auburn perfect in girls tennis

ROCKFORD – Auburn’s Belen Nevenhoven completed a perfect NIC-10 career, rolling to her fourth straight conference tennis title on Oct. 10. Nevenhoven beat Guilford’s Kasey Aucutt, 6-0, 6-0, in the final and her teammates were perfect as well. The Knights went 9-0 in dual meets this year and then won both singles divisions and all […]

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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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Auburn promotes Griffin to lead girls basketball program

ROCKFORD – Taylor Griffin, who has been an assistant girls baskeball coach at both Auburn and East high schools, will take over the NIC-10 champion Knights basketball program. Griffin was an assistant coach for this year’s team, which went 16-2 in the conference to win the first NIC-10 title in school history, and 26-7 overall. […]

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Commitment tracker: Madisen Perry, Auburn

The world of sports is at a standstill, but eventually we’ll reopen and when we do we’ll have a number of RPS 205 students competing at the next level. The list below are students who have announced where they are taking their talents:

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Auburn wrestling great helps others reach goals in Denver

Terry Griffis, the greatest wrestler in Auburn history, is a health and wellness trainer at the Colorado Athletic Club in Denver. At Auburn, Griffis was a three-time NIC-9 wrestling champion and three-time IHSA state qualifier at 189 pounds and heavyweight. He was 88-17 over his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. He also was a first […]

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Auburn wins 19th straight IHSA scholastic bowl regional

ROCKFORD – The Auburn Knights extended a streak that started before there were things such as wireless headsets or the Mars Rover by winnings its 19th straight IHSA scholastic bowl regional on Monday. There was very little drama in the Class 2A Auburn regional. The Knights beat Freeport, Stillman Valley and Hononegah by more than […]

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Auburn student wins first speech title for District 205 in 57 years

PEORIA – Aryan Arora this weekend accomplished something a Rockford Public Schools student hadn’t accomplished since John F. Kennedy was president. Arora took first place in the IHSA Individual Events state meet in the  Impromptu Speaking category. Arora was the first District 205 to win an IHSA state speech competition since Doug Adams of West […]

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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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