- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
Prep Basketball: Rockford Lutheran basketball coaches honored
Rockford Lutheran High School girls’ basketball head coach Joni Carlson has been awarded the IBCA District Girls’ Class 1A/2A High School Co-Coach of the Year in District 10 for her accomplishments this past year.
Carlson was also selected as Co-Coach of the Year in 2010-11 and 2007-08.
Carlson led the Lady Crusader girls’ basketball program in the second year of undefeated conference play and completed her fourth-consecutive Big Northern Conference Championship with a 12-0 record.
This was the Crusaders girls’ fifth regional championship in the past six years. In 2011, Carlson was also recognized by WTVO as Class 1A/2A Coach-of-the-Year for her team’s accomplishments.
Tom Guse Co-Coach of the Year
Tom Guse has been awarded the “IBCA District Boys’ Class 1A/2A High School Co-Coach of the Year” in District 10 for his accomplishments this past year.
Guse completed his second year as head coach of the Crusaders with a third-place finish at the IHSA State Basketball Tournament in Peoria, Ill., and season record of 30-4.
From the April 25-May 1, 2012, issue