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Girls Hoops: Auburn caps championship season with win over Jefferson

Staff Report ROCKFORD -The Auburn Knights, who clinched the NIC-10 championship earlier this week, ended their conference schedule with  a 62-31 win over Jefferson Thursday. It was senior night and the Knights have seven. The coaching staff started five seniors and the first two off the bench were seniors as well. That relegated its top two scorers, Zhkylah Evans and Brooklin Gray, to the bench for much of the first quarter. It didn’t matter against the rebuilding J-Hawks who have no…

Four teams in tight race for NIC-10 boys basketball title

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Four Rockford Public Schools boys basketball programs will begin 2020 in a tight race for to the top of the NIC-10 Conference. The fact that Guilford (4-2) and Jefferson (4-2) are competing for conference championship isn’t a surprise. Both teams returned all of their top scorers from last season when the Vikings were 18-14 and the J-Hawks 15-17. The fact that East is alone at the top (5-1) and Auburn is in the mix (4-2) is a little bit of a surprise. The E-Rabs…