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Monday, December 27, 2010

Harnish MAC Male Athlete of the Week

DEKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University quarterback Chandler Harnish can add Mid-American Conference Male Scholar Athlete of the Week to his list of accolades in 2010.

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Brian Urlacher coming to CherryVale Mall Tuesday

ROCKFORD (WREX) - Tickets are on sale now for an autograph session with Chicago Bears Linebacker Brian Urlacher.

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Saturday, December 25, 2010

• Harlem Globetrotters Dec 31st

From the Rockford MetroCentre - The Scoop

Harlem Globetrotters Family Four Pack starting at only $66!

A savings of $20!

In celebration of the legendary Harlem Globetrotters 85th consecutive season, you can purchase a Family 4 Pack of tickets and save $20! Family 4 Packs start at just $66!*

Don't miss your chance to witness the incredible 4 point shot for yourself when the Harlem Globetrotters 2011 World Tour stops at the Rockford MetroCentre January 9 at 2:00PM!

Family 4 Pack Offer

Offer valid: Now until Friday, December 31, 10PM
Password: FAMILY
Use the following link to purchase:,2725,1q,k1et,5rzf,kdj4,3t0c&MLM_MID=102461&MLM_UNIQUEID=e81802b59c

*Offer applies to select seats. Additional fees and charges may apply.

Rockford MetroCentre  |  300 Elm Street, Rockford IL 61101  |  (815) 968-5600

• IceHog December 26th family special

From a Rockford IceHogs press release...

On the day after Christmas your IceHogs give to you...

A night of fun with the family, at a great price, too!

Sunday, December 26
IceHogs vs. Milwaukee
Puck Drop: 7:05PM

Family 4 Packs Available! 4 Tickets, 4 Sodas, AND 4 Hot Dogs for just $49!

• Athlete of the Week: East's Alonte Holliday

ROCKFORD (WREX) – The East boy's basketball team has already surpassed their win total from a season ago, both overall and in NIC-10 play.

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• Leddy, Morin make U.S. junior team

Rochester, NY- USA Hockey announced its 22-player roster for the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship and IceHogs winger ...

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Monday, December 13, 2010

• NIU hires new head football coach

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Northern Illinois says it has hired Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Doeren as its new head football coach.

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• Rockford IceHogs News!

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'Tis the season for IceHogs Hockey!

The source for all your fan fare!

Special holiday shopping hours: OPEN 5-7pm M-F until December 23

Men's - Women's - Youth
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Sunday, December 12, 2010

• Huskies Fall to No. 24 DePaul

CHICAGO - Sophomore Kim Davis scored a career-high 18 points, as the
Northern Illinois women's basketball team fell 72-52 to No. 24 DePaul,
Saturday at McGrath Arena.

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• Take a Rockford Forester survey and win some great prizes!

Here's a message from Joe Stefani, President/Majority Owner of the
Rockford Foresters Baseball Team...

Take our survey and win some great prizes!

The Rockford Foresters want your opinion! The team is currently
conducting a nine question survey on the 2010 season and what fans
want in 2011. By taking the survey below by clicking on the link, you
will be entered to win one of the following prizes:

Grand Prize: 50-person Miller Lite Party Deck (food and beverage not
1st Runner Up (4 prizes total): 20-person Pepsi Party Deck (food and
beverage not included)
2nd Runner Up (10 prizes total): 4-pack of tickets to Opening Night 2011

The survey is limited to the first 100 entries. After 100 entries,
the survey will be cut off.

To take the survey, click

Thank you in advance for making the Rockford Foresters a better
baseball team for you the fans.

Joe Stefani
President/Majority Owner
Rockford Foresters Baseball Team

Saturday, December 11, 2010

• Area coed cheerleading squads to compete Dec. 16 at BNHS

BELVIDERE – Belvidere North High School is hosting the first ever Blue Thunder Coed Challenge cheerleading competition Dec. 16 at the school, 9393 Beloit Road.

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• Edwards leads Hononegah past Boylan, 71-49

ROCKTON (WREX) - Brea Edwards scored 27 points in her first game against the school she spent three years at, and Hononegah rolled past Boylan...

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Sunday, December 5, 2010

• Fighting Illini to Face Baylor in Texas Bowl

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois officials announced Sunday that they have accepted an invitation to the Texas Bowl, pitting the Fighting Illini against the Baylor Bears of the Big 12 Conference on Dec. 29 at 5 p.m. CT on ESPN.

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• IceHogs Top Aeros 2-1

Houston, Tex.-Another solid goaltending performance by the Rockford IceHogs was turned in by Alec Richards and the club didn't waste his 38 save effort.

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• MetroCentre - Arenacross On-Sale Today

Rockford MetroCentre - The Scoop

Rockford MetroCentre
April 1-3

First time back in Rockford since 2007! The Supercross stars of tomorrow can be found today in Arenacross.  As the official feeder system for Supercross, Arenacross attracts the best up-and-coming riders in the world, all set to prove that they can make it to the top tier of the sport.  Staged in intimate arena settings, Arenacross tracks are among the tightest in the world, filled with difficult challenges, amazing airtime, intense speed, and all the close-contact racing you?d expect from these hungry superstars-in-waiting.

Tickets go on-sale today at 10AM!

Use the following link to get tickets now:

Rockford MetroCentre  |  300 Elm Street, Rockford IL 61101  |  (815) 968-5600

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

• Live At Five: Ice Skating Downtown

Rockford - They brought us Friday Night Flix during the summer. Now,
they're bringing us ice in the winter.

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• Snowmobile group added to listings

We just added the Winnebago Sno-Gliders snowmobile group to our link
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• Boylan wins first state championship

The identity of the Boylan Titans' defense all year was turnovers. So,
it was fitting that Boylan rode six Marmion turnovers on their way to
their first state championship ever by a final of 48-19 in the IHSA
Class 6A final Saturday, Nov. 27.

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Friday, November 26, 2010

• Lena-Winslow Wins 1A Football Title

Lena-Winslow High School won the class 1A football championship with
its 47-14 victory over defending champion Tuscola today.

Great game and congratulations!

Other games of local interest Friday...

Sterling Newman just started its game at 1 PM.
Stillman Valley is scheduled to start at 4 PM.

• Lena-Winslow dominating late in game

Lena-Winslow is dominating in its title football game, 39 to 7, with just over 4 minutes left in the third quarter.

Posted at 11:52 AM, Friday, November 26, 2010

• SoBos bring rain of threes on Stockton

PECATONICA, Ill. — The South Beloit boys basketball team has never been known for its interior scoring.

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• Athlete of the Week: Lena-Winslow's Quinn Haas

LENA (WREX) – Lena-Winslow High School is on the verge of their first state football title, and their leading rusher, Quinn Haas, is our Athlete of the Week.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

• News From The Rockford Foresters Baseball Team

Christmas Gift Ideas - Deals Until December 24th

(From a Rockford Forester email)


Hat & Shirt Combo Deal Only $20 - Get yourself a Rockford Foresters t-shirt AND a Rockford Foresters fitted hat for only $20.  To take advantage of this great deal, please email us at  Items can be picked up at the Rockford Foresters office by appointment or can be mailed for only $5.

Tickets & Merchandise Combo Packs - How about giving someone one of the new special packages that include a hat and/or a t-shirt and tickets to a game?  Click here to learn about the new $20 and $30 ticket packages that can include tickets to 3 or 6 games.

Party Decks Still On Sale

Party decks for the 2011 season are on sale.  For a limited time the 25-person Pepsi Party Deck is only $25 and the 50-person Miller Lite Party Deck is only $50.  Want to add waiter or waitress service?  Only $20 more.

To put your name on the waiting list, please email Josh at  No deposit required.  The schedule for the 2011 season will be coming out soon, so get on the list before everyone else!

Player Announcements Next Week On Tuesday
Next Tuesday, November 30 the Rockford Foresters will be announcing several player signings for the 2011 season.  Make sure to visit the Rockford Foresters web site next Tuesday to see what players will be playing for the Foresters in 2011.

As of right now, the Foresters have five players playing for the Foresters in 2011 including returning players Brad Winkler, Jake Nicholson, and Conner Kretz.  New players include Brian McCabe and Jake Moser.

Click here to learn more about the current five players on our 2011 roster.

Opening Day Tickets For $1?

What day is Opening Day for the 2011 season?  We have no idea, but that isn't stopping us from offering you a great deal.  Get a classic or family seat for only $1 for Opening Day!  Limit is 10 tickets per customer.

This offer is only available until December 31, 2010 or until 1,000 tickets are sold (total number of tickets available).

To purchase your tickets, please email and let us know how many tickets you want. Visit

• Championship Games On Fox 39

Rockford, Illinois-Stateline football fans won't have to miss any of the action from the State Football Championships in Champaign this weekend.  The three games involving our local teams will be televised live on Fox 39.

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

• Golden League merges with Northern League, United League

LOVES PARK, Ill.  The Rockford RiverHawks announced Friday that they are part of a new three-league merger that will result in travel across three time zones between Lake Michigan and the Pacific Ocean.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Sunday, November 14, 2010

• Boylan Upends Cary-Grove in Overtime Thriller

CARY, IL (WREX) - A decade of frustration ended thanks to a 10 yard run and a 4 down stop for the Boylan Titans as they moved on to the state semifinals beating...

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Friday, November 12, 2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

• Belvidere North cross country moves on from Sectional

Belvidere North cross country moves on from Sectional

BELVIDERE – The Belvidere North boys cross country team continued its successful season winning the Class 2A Sectional meet Oct. 30 hosted by Belvidere High School.

• Huskies take control of MAC West with rout of Toledo

Huskies take control of MAC West with rout of Toledo

DEKALB — The implications were there for both teams. But only one stepped up and took control of its own destiny.

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• RiverHawks Name New GM

RiverHawks Name New GM

LOVES PARK, Ill. The newest general manager of the Rockford RiverHawks came in at the ground floor.

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Monday, November 8, 2010

• Phil Pash's Great Outdoors News

Phil Pash's Great Outdoors News

Please visit: for hunting, fishing, racing, and other great news stories.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

• Stillman Valley Cruises Past Immaculate Conception

Stillman Valley Cruises Past Immaculate Conception

The Cardinals win in Elmhurst...

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• Football Playoff Scores Round 2

Football Playoff Scores Round 2

Here are the high school football playoff results for the second round invovling our local teamsl.

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• Boylan wins 3A boys soccer title

Boylan wins 3A boys soccer title

NAPERVILLE — Homero Jordan could barely catch his breath, and when finally did, he couldn't convey his joy.

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Saturday, November 6, 2010

• Rockford RiverHawks’ future still in limbo

Last month they were fighting to stay in the Northern League, but now it's being reported that the Rockford RiverHawks are looking to return to the Frontier League.

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• Clock Tower hosts mixed martial arts event Nov. 27

Clock Tower hosts mixed martial arts event Nov. 27

From press release

Best Western Clock Tower Resort has announced it will host yet another unique event: mixed martial arts (MMA) cage fighting.

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• Welcome to

Thank you for visiting Paul Gorski's I created this site after meeting some residents who didn't realize we had so many local sports teams.

Please feel free to send us links for local high school sports, teams, clubs, and other sports-related organizations. Any team or lifetime sport (fishing, hunting, golf, all is fair game.)

I look forward to your emails! Thank you.

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