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Former Jefferson football star making mark in Hollywood

Staff Report BURBANK, Calif. - A former Jefferson J-Hawk football standout is carving out an increasingly large role for himself in the entertainment industry. Prince Vaughn III, a 1991 All-NIC-9 defensive end for the Jefferson…

Auburn names new girls basketball coach

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Auburn High School officials named a new girls basketball coach Tuesday, someone familiar to the game and the program. Assistant coach Taylor Griffin will take over as head coach for the 2020-21 season, pending…

COVID-19: IHSA cancels spring state tournaments

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The Illinois High School Association Board of Directors on Tuesday announced that it has decided to cancel all spring tournaments. The decision comes in conjunction with Friday's announcement by Gov. J.B.…

IHSA football playoff pairings announced

Staff Report Several area high school football teams that qualified for the IHSA playoffs will be in action this weekend.  The statewide field includes six teams from the NIC-10 Conference, five from the Big Northern Conference, three…

Unbeaten Guilford on top of NIC-10 boys soccer standings

Staff Report ROCKFORD – The Guilford Vikings positioned themselves to win their second NIC-10 boys soccer title in the past three years with a pair of shootout wins this week. In the biggest Rockford Public Schools boys soccer…

Boys Hoops: Tip-Off Classic returns Nov. 25-30

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The sixth annual RPS 205 Tip-Off Classic is set for the last week of November. The national boys basketball tournament has grown each year and features 12 teams from three states playing in a total of 25…

Auburn introduces new girls basketball coach

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Auburn High School officials have introduced Milwaukee native Jason McClelland as the school’s new girls basketball coach. When play tips off in November, all four Rockford Public Schools 205 high schools will…