Sunday, May 9, 2021

1975 Boys Track & Field

Big Nine Meet Standings
1. Rockford East 83
2. Belvidere 77 1/2
3. Loves Park Harlem 27
4. Rockford Guilford 25 1/2
5. Freeport 21
6. Rockford Auburn 13
7. Rockford Jefferson 11
7. Rockford West 11
9. Rockford Boylan 3

Big Nine Individual Results
100-Yard Dash
1. Ira Matthews East :10.0
2. Newman Freeport
3. Schultz Belvidere
220-Yard Dash
1. Ira Matthews East :22.2
2. Loverude Freeport
3. Lindamann Belvidere
440-Yard Dash
1. Jason Lindaman Belvidere :50.2
2. Loverude Freeport
3. Duane Nolan East
880-Yard Run
1. Andy Bergstrom East 1:54.7*
2. Popp Belvidere
3. Koutz Belvidere
Mile Run
1. Dan Gilchrist East 4:19.2*
2. Popp Belvidere
3. Allen Guilford
2-Mile Run
1. Dan Gilchrist East 9:18.4*
2. Wartgow Belvidere
3. Zwigle West
440-Yard Relay
1. Ira Matthews, Russ Pope,
Joe Black, Jerry Holloway
East :42.9*
2. Belvidere
3. Auburn
880-Yard Relay
1. Jerry Brown, Dan Court,
Chip Hammond, Craig Schultz
Belvidere 1:31.5
2. East
3. Auburn
Mile Relay
1. Dave Brogren, Larry Walker,
Duane Nolan, Andy Bergstrom
East 3:25.5
2. Guilford
3. Belvidere
Long Jump
1. Dave Bucklin Belvidere 20-7 1/2
2. Jury Harlem
3. Kampmeier Boylan
Triple Jump
1. Dave Shattuck Belvidere 44-9 1/2
2. Jury Harlem
3. Kampmeier Boylan
High Jump
1. Grey Haynie Jefferson 6-6
2. Degener Harlem
3. Shattuck Belvidere
Pole Vault
1. Steve Atterbury Harlem 13-0
2. P. Lopin East
3. Kulisek Belvidere
120-Yard High Hurdles
1. Jerry Holloway East :14.3
2. Shattuck Belvidere
3. Hall Auburn
330-Yard Low Hurdles
1. Russ Pope East :38.4*
2. Baer Freeport
3. Hammond Belvidere
Discus
1. Greg Hainline Guilford 155-8
2. Pearson Belvidere
3. Newman Freeport
Shot Put
1. Greg Gilbaugh East 54-0 1/4
2. Chastain Harlem
3. Hainline Guilford

IHSA State Team Standings
1. East St. Louis 29
2. (tie) Chicago Phillips 19
3. Rockford East 19

IHSA State Meet
440-Yard Dash
2. Jerry Holloway East :47.6
880-Yard Run
6. Andy Bergstrom East
2-Mile Run
2. Don Gilchrist East 9:06.3
330-Yard Low Hurdles
3. Russ Pope East :37.5
440-Yard Relay
2. Joe Black, Jerry Holloway,
Russ Pope, Ira Matthews
East :42.3
880-Yard Relay
4. Maurice Treadgill, Joe Black,
Russ Pope, Ira Matthews
East 1:29.3
1-Mile Relay
4. Dave Brogren, Duane Nolan,
Dave Bergstrom, Jerry Holloway
East 3:20.0
Triple Jump
5. Dave Shattuck Belvidere 46-11 3/4

1974 Boys Track & Field

Big Nine Meet Standings
1. Rockford East 90
2. Belvidere 51 1/2
3. Rockford Guilford 44
4. Freeport 23
5. Loves Park Harlem 22 1/2
6. Rockford Jefferson 18
7. Rockford West 11
8. Rockford Auburn 8
9. Rockford Boylan 4

Big Nine Individual Champions
100 Yard Dash
1. Mike Cole, Freeport :09.9
2. Collins, Auburn
3. Joe Black, East
220 Yard Dash
1. Ira Matthews, East :22.5
2. Maher, West
3. Matysik, Belvidere
440 Yard Dash
1. Jason Lindamann, Belvidere :50.3
2. Duane Nolan, East
3. Reid, Freeport

880 Yard Run
1. Andy Bergstrom, East 1:59.7
2. Popp, Belvidere
3. Pulido, East
Mile Run
1. Chuck Popp, Belvidere 4:34.1
2. Allen, Guilford
3. Stubbs, Harlem
2 Mile Run
1. Dan Gilchrist, East 9:38.9
2. Ceigle, West
3. Wartgow, Belvidere

440 Yard Relay
1. Gearl Leeper, Barry Newman,
Mike Reid, Mike Cole
Freeport :43.6
2. East
3. Belvidere
880 Yard Relay
1. Joe Black, Jerry Holloway,
Russ Pope, Ira Matthews
East 1:30.4*
2. Belvidere
3. West
Mile Relay
1. Andy Bergstrom, Dave Brogren,
Dean Schlueter, Duane Nolan
East 3:33.9
2. Freeport
3. Guilford

Long Jump
1. Bruce Bartels Harlem 21-1
2. Peterson Guilford
3. Seward East
Triple Jump
1. Mike Seward East 44-4
2. Shattuck Belvidere
3. Simon East
High Jump
1. Greg Haynie Jefferson 6-2
2. Shattuck Belvidere
2. Degener Harlem
Pole Vault
1. Paul Lopin East 12-6
2. Manor Guilford
2. DeGruther Guilford

120 High Hurdles
1. Jerry Holloway East :14.4
2. Paschal Guilford
3. Gasbarra Guilford
330 Low Hurdles
1. Russ Pope East :38.9
2. Paschal Guilford
3. McCrudden Boylan

Discus
1. Kirk Ritzman Belvidere 164-8
2. Yagle Guilford
3. Fraser East
Shot Put
1. Doug Long East 54-5
2. L. Black Jefferson
3. Hainline Guilford

IHSA State Meet
100-Yard Dash
3. Mike Cole Freeport
120-Yard High Hurdles
5. Maurice Paschal Rockford Guilford
High Jump
4. Dave Shattuck Belvidere
Discus
5. Kirk Ritzman Belvidere

Saturday, May 8, 2021

1971 Boys Track & Field

Big Nine Meet Results
1. Rockford Guilford 58
2. Rockford East 50
3. Rockford West 47
4. Belvidere 22
5. Loves Park Harlem 21
6. Freeport 20
7. Rockford Auburn 12
8. Rockford Boylan 9
9. Rockford Jefferson 1

Individual Results
100 Yard Dash
1. Bob Parker West :10.1
2. Meckler East
3. Alexander East
200 Yard Dash
1. Bob Parker West :22.9
2. Lamb Harlem
3. Meckler East
440 Yard Dash
1. Tom Sullivan West :51.0
2. Yerk Belvidere
3. Beard Auburn

880 Yard Run
1. Mark Peterson East 1:58.5
2. Steve Peterson Freeport
3. Goodhope Guilford
Mile Run
1. Jeff Dresser Guilford 4:27.6
2. Timm Boylan
3. Green East
2-Mile Run
1. Chris Cook Harlem 9:43.8*
2. Thillen West
3. Sewell Guilford

120 High Hurdles
1. Frank Bohac East :14.9
2. Marshall Auburn
3. Jenkins West
180 Low Hurdles
1. Frank Bohac East :20.5
2. Jenkins West
3. Donahue Guilford

880 Relay
1. Ron Meckler, Randy Alexander,
Roudel Kirkwood, Bob Goodwin
East 1:32.4
2. Harlem
3. West
Mile Relay
1. Tim Sullivan, Len Newson,
Darnell Jenkins, Tom Sullivan
West 3:28.4
2. Guilford
3. Belvidere

Long Jump
1. Scott Boyd Guilford 21-2
2. Floyd Harlem
3. Williams Auburn
High Jump
1. Scot McKnight Freeport 6-7*
2. Holder Guilford
3. Holey Freeport
Pole Vault
1. Dan Sallis West 12-6
2. Blansette East
3. Roe East

Discus
1. Mike Ritzman Belvidere 150-9
2. Yagle Guilford
3. Scherwat Guilford
Shot Put
1. Scott Boettner Guilford 55-2 1/4
2. Davis Guilford
3. Stewart Freeport

IHSA State Meet
Shot Put
4. Scott Boettner Guilford NA

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

2021 Girls Basketball

NIC-10 Standings
Division A
School Division Conference Overall
Machesney Park Harlem 5-2 8-5 8-5
Rockford Auburn 5-2 8-4 9-4
Rockford Boylan 4-2 7-5 8-5
Belvidere North 2-2 5-3 5-3
Freeport 0-8 2-11 2-11
Division B
Rockton Hononegah* 7-1 12-1 13-1
Rockford Guilford 7-1 10-3 11-4
Rockford Jefferson 4-4 7-5 7-6
Rockford East 2-6 2-12 2-12
Belvidere 0-8 1-13 1-13
* The winners of the two divisions met in a championship
game. Hononegah defeated Harlem for the NIC-10 title.

All-Conference
First Team
Player School Year
Brooklyn Gray Auburn Junior
Zhakyla Evans Auburn Junior
Crystal Sotelo North Junior
Sydney Donaldson Guilford Sophomore
Mya Davidson Harlem Junior
Alisyn MacGregor Harlem Senior
Haley Warren Hononegah Junior
Emma Clark Hononegah Sophomore
Camron Blank Jefferson Senior
Karley Colson Jefferson Junior
Special Mention
Olivia Harter Boylan Junior
Kenzi Kleckler Freeport Senior
Kyleigh Thomas Guilford Senior
Lindsey Knuth Guilford Sophomore
Julie Bailey Harlem Junior
Honors
Conference MVP Brooklyn Gray, Auburn
Coach of the Year Amber Lee-Black, Jefferson

Leaders
Scoring
Brooklyn Gray Auburn 18.6
Karley Colson Jefferson 17.1
Camron Blank Jefferson 15.8
Crystal Sotelo North 15.1
Haley Warren Hononegah 14.7
Sydney Donaldson Guilford 13.7
Emma Clark Hononegah 13.6
Mya Davidson Harlem 13.2
Julie Bailey Harlem 11.1
Kyleigh Thomas Guilford 10.6
Kenzie Kleckler Freeport 10.5
Alisyn MacGregor Harlem 10.4
Zhakyla Evans Auburn 10.2
Rebounding
Kenzie Kleckler Freeport 12.6
Camron Blank Jefferson 11.4
Alisyn MacGregor Harlem 10.7
Brooklyn Sellers Freeport 10.6
Samaria Myles East 8.8
Crystal Sotelo North 8.0
Lindsey Knuth Guilford 7.1
Mackenzie Turley East 6.3
Cortlyn Hefty North 5.9
Mya Davidson Harlem 5.8
Assists
Karley Colson Jefferson 5.6
Carly LaMay Hononegah 5.4
Olivia Harter Boylan 4.5
Avery Green Guilford 3.5
Tone Lacy Freeport 3.5
Kyleigh Thomas Guiford 3.1
Kamryn Abney Hononegah 3.0
Carlee Fridly North 2.9
Brooklyn Sellers Freeport 2.6
Avery Marcomb Boylan 2.5

2021 Boys Basketball

Final Standings
Division A
School Div. Conf. Overall
Machesney Park Harlem 7-1 9-3 10-4
Rockford Boylan 5-2 8-4 8-4
Rockford Auburn 4-4 6-8 6-8
Belvidere North 2-6 3-10 4-12
Freeport 1-6 2-10 3-10
Division B
Rockford East* 6-1 12-1 12-1
Rockford Jefferson 6-1 10-3 10-5
Rockton Hononegah 1-2 4-2 4-2
Rockford Guilford 0-4 4-6 5-7
Belvidere 0-5 0-10 0-11
* The winners of the two divisions met with the
winner being considered conference champion.
East defeated Harlem, 59-50, for the NIC-10 title.

All-Conference
First Team
Player School Year
Adrian Agee Auburn Soph.
Joey Appino Boylan Jr.
Makarious Luster East Sr.
Pashens Harris East Sr.
Keigan Powe Freeport Sr.
Dominic Dawsey Harlem Sr.
Lathan Lewis Harlem Jr.
Gabe Roessler Hononegah Sr.
Antonio Leavy Jefferson Sr.
Latrell Graham Jefferson Sr.
Special Mention
Ethan Andre North Soph.
Malachi Johnson Guilford Fr.
DeAndre Young Harlem Soph.
Braydon Savitsky-Lynde Hononegah Soph.
Jemere Jefferson Jefferson Jr.

Honors
Most Valuable Player Makarious Luster, East
Coach of the Year (tie) Roy Sackmaster, East
Chris Dixon, Guilford
Sportsmanship Award Belvidere North

League Leaders
Scoring
Player School Avg.
Antonio Leavy Auburn 15.6
Makarious Luster East 15.1
Gabe Roessler Hononegah 13.9
Lathan Lewis Harlem 13.6
Pashens Harris East 13.4
Dominic Dawsey Harlem 13.3
Keigan Powe Freeport 12.5
Adrian Agee Auburn 12.0
Latrell Graham Jefferson 11.8
Ethan Andre North 11.0
Brandon Beck Hononegah 10.3
Joey Appino Boylan 10.3
Malachi Johnson Guilford 10.2
Jemere Jefferson Jefferson 10.0
Rebounding
Antonio Leavy Jefferson 12.8
Brayden Savitsky-Lynde Hononegah 9.4
Mar'Quall Smith Auburn 7.4
Makarious Luster East 6.2
Ryan Beaudet Belvidere 6.1
Aaron Winters North 5.9
Lathan Lewis Harlem 5.8
Gabe Roessler Hononegah 5.8
Ky'Ree Shirley Freeport 5.5
Assists
Gabe Roessler Hononegah 4.5
Tyler Yaun Hononegah 4.5
Rashard Young Jefferson 3.4
Ky'Ree Shirley Freeport 3.0
Jacob Bucher North 2.9
Dominic Dawsey Harlem 2.7
Latrell Graham Jefferson 2.6
Trenton Tucker Harlem 2.6
DeAndre Young Harlem 2.5
Owen Hart Hononegah 2.5
Keiwonne Neal Auburn 2.5
Steals
Gabe Roessler Hononegah 4.0
Daylon Lambert East 3.4
Makarious Luster East 3.3
Pashens Harris East 2.4
Ky'Ree Shirley Freeport 2.2
De-Arious Maxey Auburn 1.9
Mekhi Doby Guilford 1.9
Jemere Jefferson Jefferson 1.9
Noah Harkness Boylan 1.8
Trenton Tucker Harlem 1.6
Keiwonne Neal Auburn 1.6
Isaiah Walker Auburn 1.6
Blocked Shots
Antonio Leavy Jefferson 1.5
Ky'Ree Shirley Freeport 1.4
Dominic Commisso Hononegah 1.0
Brayden Savitsky-Lynde Hononegah 1.0
Erik Gibbons East 0.8

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Breakout Athletes: Bill Cacciatore, West

Rockford West
Year G Pts Avg. Record Honors
1956-57 24 232 9.7 19-5 Honorable mention All-Big Eight
1957-58 23 495 21.5 17-6 First Team All-Big Eight
Total 47 727 15-5 36-11
























Northwestern University
Year G Pts Avg. Reb. Avg.
1959-60 22 201 9.1 86 3.9
1960-61 21 267 12.7 74 3.5
1961-62 22 255 11.6 61 2.8
Career 65 723 11.1 221 3.4
* AP honorable mention All-Big 10 in 1960-1961



Saturday, March 27, 2021

Boys Basketball: 1957-1958 West Warriors

Record 7-3 in Big Eight, 17-6 overall
Honors Second in Big Eight
Coach Bob King
SCORING
Player Games Points Avg.
Bill Cacciatore 23 495 21.5
Chuck Pernacciaro 23 223 9.7
Nate Martin 23 193 8.4
Steve Davis 23 156 6.8
Clint Bedford 14 64 4.6
Ed Hoover 22 87 4.0
Ben Galloway 19 43 2.3
Chuck Wolfe 13 26 2.0
Ron Wilke 14 24 1.7
Greg Manalli 10 13 1.3
Mickey Griggas 9 9 1.0
Hallie Gregory 6 4 0.7
HONORS
First Team All-Big Eight - Bill Cacciatore
Honorable Mention - Chuck Pernacciaro