Soccer first – NIC-10 girls race ends in three-way tie
Freeport, Boylan and Guilford wrapped up the NIC-10 soccer season each at 8-1. There have been several shared titles through the years. This marks the first time that three teams staked a claim.
Women’s pro baseball pioneer added to Peaches celebration
ROCKFORD - Ila Borders, the first woman to pitch in an integrated men's professional baseball league, will be in Rockford as part of the May 30th celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Rockford Peaches and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Van Vleet gets first NBA start in biggest moment
CLEVELAND - Down 2-0 to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA playoffs, Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey turned to Fred Van Vleet in his team's darkest hour.
Belvidere North dominates NIC-10 girls track meet
ROCKFORD - The Belvidere North Blue Thunder girls track team turned in the most dominating conference meet performance in the NIC-10 in the past 20 years.
‘Marla Hooch’ actress first to commit to Peaches 75th anniversary celebration
ROCKFORD - Megan Cavanagh, the actress who played Marla Hooch in the classic movie A League of Their Own, is the first celebrity who has committed to coming to Rockford for the city's celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Rockford Peaches.
District 205 surprises with coaching hires at Guilford, Jefferson
Untitled document The Rockford School District announced new coaches at Guilford and Jefferson - and both were somewhat surprising.
Basketball coach raising money for homicide victim’s family
ROCKTON - Dan McLarty, the personal trainer and basketball skills coach, had to handle about as tragic a situation as you can in early April.
NIC-10 dominates Rising Stars Classics
The NIC-10 scored a couple of resounding victories in the 22nd annual Rising Stars Classic played at Rock Valley College.
Here’s your local college baseball/softball guide
Spring college sports don't get nearly the attention of football and basketball. There are quite a few area players extending their baseball and softball careers though. Thanks to The4DClub.com, we were able to compile a pretty complete list of players playing in NCAA Division I, II or III and NAIA. The site doesn't scour junior college rosters so those players aren't included on this list. Read M
Has any basketball player ever finished a season better?
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Junior Arike Ogunbowale will have a difficult time her senior of topping the story-book endings to this one.