The first weekend of the Chicagoland Summer Showcase came to a close at Rock Valley College on Sunday, with another busy day of basketball.
Dixon continues to make school history, earning the baseball program’s first ever Sectional title in a 5-2 victory over Boylan Saturday in Sycamore.
Former East High School star Isaiah Box visited the 13 WREX booth at City Market.
City Market is a great place to catch up with old friends, and 13 Sports is doing that this summer with our Catching up at City Market segment.
District Bar and Grill found itself packed on Thursday night for game 1 of the NBA Finals, in which fans from the Rockford area came to support Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors as they took on the Golden State Warriors.
Northern Illinois University will kick off the Thomas Hammock era at home in Huskie Stadium on Saturday, August 31st at 6 p.m. versus Illinois State as nine of the Huskies’ 2019 kickoff times, along with broadcast information for the season’s first three weeks, were released by the Mid-American Conference Thursday.
Dixon started the 3-A Sycamore Sectional semifinal doubleheader by beating Kaneland in dominant fashion, and Boylan followed that up with an extra innings win over Sycamore, setting up a Big Northern vs. NIC-10 3-A Sectional final in Sycamore Saturday.
Katie Boomgarden is our new WREX Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rock Valley College.
Dixon native Isaiah Roby will keep his name in the pool of players eligible for the NBA Draft.
Hononegah and McHenry went back and forth in Tuesday’s 4-A Hampshire Sectional semifinal, but Kate Funk provided the final blow, crushing a game-winning walk-off 2-run homer in the bottom of the 7th inning to lift McHenry to a 7-5 win and a spot in the Sectional title game.
The Rockford Rivets’ 2019 season opener couldn’t overcome another wet night courtesy of Mother Nature.