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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rockford Public Schools offers a variety of​ sporting opportunities to students at all levels.  Auburn, East, Guilford and Jefferson high schools are all members of the Illinois High School Association and the Northern Illinois High School Conference (NIC-10).

The RPS Middle Schools are members of the Illinois Elementary School Association for seventh and eighth grade boys and girls cross country, golf, track and field, chess and boys basketball.

205 Tip-Off Classic

Congratulations, Auburn Knights, on winning the first 205 Tip-Off Classic championship!


Eight boys varsity basketball teams from three different states started their their seasons at the inaugural 205 Tip-Off Classic held at Auburn and East High Schools, Nov. 24, 25, 26, 28 and 29. Auburn finished 4-0 with wins over Indianapolis Pike and Elgin Larkin on the final day. Thank you to all our sponsors who made the event happen, including prime sponsors RACVB, Hagney Architects, KSA Lighting, and members of the 1955-1956 West state championship boys basketball team. 


Monday Nov. 24th @ East H.S. 7:30 p.m. Elgin Larkin 79, Rockford East 67

Tuesday Nov. 25th @ Auburn H.S. 6:30 p.m. Belvidere 62, Milwaukee Vincent 49 

Tuesday Nov. 25th @ Auburn H.S. 8:00 p.m. Rockford Auburn 96, Proviso West 60 

Wednesday Nov. 26th @ East H.S. 7:30 p.m. Rockford East 55, Proviso West 50 

Friday Nov. 28th @ East H.S. 1:00 p.m. Rockford East 68, Chicago Julian 60

Friday Nov. 28th @ East H.S. 2:30 p.m. Elgin Larkin 54, Belvidere 36

Friday Nov. 28th @ East H.S. 4:00 p.m. Proviso West 68, Milwaukee Vincent 57 

Friday Nov. 28th @ East H.S. 5:45 p.m. Indianapolis Pike 98, Rockford East 51 

Friday Nov. 28th @ Auburn H.S. 7:30 p.m. Rockford Auburn 87, Chicago Julian 38

Saturday Nov. 29th @ Auburn H.S. 11:00 a.m. Proviso West 48, Belvidere 42

Saturday Nov. 29th @ Auburn H.S. 12:30 p.m. Elgin Larkin  63, Chicago Julian 55

Saturday Nov. 29th @ Auburn H.S. 2:00 p.m. Rockford Auburn 72, Indianapolis Pike 69

Saturday Nov. 29th @ Auburn H.S. 5:30 p.m. Belvidere 54, Chicago Julian 37

Saturday Nov. 29th @ Auburn H.S. 7:00 p.m. Rockford Auburn 82, Elgin Larkin 54



Auburn 4-0

Larkin 3-1

Belvidere 2-2

East 2-2

Proviso West 2-2

Pike 1-1

Vincent 0-2 

Julian 0-4


All-Tournament Team:

First Team-Antoine Pittman (Auburn), Laytwan Porter (Auburn), Daniel McFadden (Larkin), Deandre Woods (Julian), Justin Thomas (Pike)

Second Team-Daevion Dixon (East), Colton Bahling (Belvidere), Christian Negron (Larkin), Tahjai Teague (Pike), Kiwanis Bowers (Proviso West)



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