Rockford Police to host first VIP Program graduation

ROCKFORD - The Rockford Police Department on Wednesday, Nov. 7, will celebrate the first graduation of the newly-formed Community Based Violence and Interruption Prevention (VIP) Program. The VIP Program started in February of 2018 in…

Moose best IceHogs in shootout

ROCKFORD - Seth Griffin scored the lone goal in a shootout to life the Manitoba Moose past the Rockford  IceHogs 2-1 at the BMO Harris Bank Center Sunday. Goaltender Collin Delia stopped 36 of 37 shots in the loss while Andrew Campbell…

AHL: IceHogs edged by Monsters

ROCKFORD - Victor Ejdsell evened the game in the third period for the Rockford IceHogs with his third goal in two games but Paul Bittner potted the game-winner with less than five minutes left in the game to give the Cleveland Monsters a…

2018 Stroll on State set for Nov. 24

ROCKFORD - The sixth annual Stroll on State is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 24, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday. The free community event, which is always held the Saturday after Thanksgiving,…

AHL: Big second period pushes IceHogs past Rampage

ROCKFORD - The Rockford IceHogs used a big second period to cruise past the visiting San Antonio Rampage 5-2 in American Hockey League action at the BMO Harris Bank Center Wednesday night.  Rockford erupted for three goals in the first…

NHL: Blackhawks send Gustav Forsling to IceHogs

CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks announced Monday that they have assigned defenseman Gustav Forsling to the Rockford IceHogs. Forsling, 22, appeared in 41 games for the Blackhawks last season recording 13 points (3G, 10A). He also skated…

East advances to regional soccer championship

HUNTLEY – Rockford East topped McHenry Tuesday in a wild opener to its IHSA Class 3A boys soccer regional run. The E-Rabs outscored the Warriors, 5-3, in the Huntley regional in what was considered a mild upset. East is the No. 9 seed in…

Five RPS 205 girls tennis players head to state

ROCKFORD- Four Rockford School District sophomores and one junior are looking to make deep runs in the IHSA tennis tournament, which opens Thursday. The IHSA posted the Class 2A brackets Tuesday night. Auburn’s Belen Nevenhoven, the…