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Dates announced for FVV Fan Fest, basketball camp

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau on Tuesday announced the return of the FVV Fan Fest, featuring Rockford native and NBA champion Fred VanVleet.  The FVV Fan Fest is on Friday, July 12, from  5…

Rockford to celebrate Fred VanVleet, NBA title June 29

Staff Report ROCKFORD - There will be citywide celebration for NBA champion Fred VanVleet next weekend, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announced on social media Friday. “NBA Champion @FredVanVleet is home and we’re…

Changes coming to IHSA basketball tournaments

By Scott Bertram The Center Square Contributor BLOOMINGTON - Changes are coming to the state’s high school basketball tournaments. The Illinois High School Association Board of Directors has approved a plan to play all-girls state…

Teen dies in Rockford BMX competition

Staff Report ROCKFORD - A teenage boy died Sunday from injuries suffered while competing in the Midwest Nationals Searls Park. According to USA BMX, Carson Stoffel, of Huntington, Indiana, died at a local hospital Sunday afternoon.…

Fred VanVleet dedicates NBA title to Rockford

By Jim Hagerty Reporter ROCKFORD - Fred VanVleet gave credit to the Golden State Warriors for being the best in the business after his Toronto Raptors defeated them 114-110 to win the NBA title Thursday. He also dedicated the win to…