The Genoa-Kingston football team has been a steady contender near the top of the Big Northern Conference in recent years, and show no signs of slowing down in 2019.
Robert Dofflemyer and Hui Chong Dofflemyer won their respective championship flights to complete a family sweep of the 2019 Winnebago County Amateur.
On the heels of another exciting Fan Fest in his hometown, Fred VanVleet hosted his youth basketball camp in Rockford, tipping off on Saturday.
When Fred VanVleet proclaimed, “Rockford, Rockford, it’s for you, baby!” after winning his first NBA Championship, he shined a bright spotlight on his hometown. He brought the spoils of victory back home for the third annual FVV Fan Fest.
Freeport native and former Western Illinois star Steve McShane got invited to Pittsburgh Steelers minicamp and made a good impression with the team. It did not lead to a contract offer, but he hopes to hear from a team in the coming weeks ahead of NFL training camps.
Fred VanVleet is fresh off an NBA championship, but he has not forgotten the city that raised him.
Jenna Lutzow joined us for our Catching up at City Market segment last week, and the Belvidere North grad has redemption on the mind.
Bryson and Donovan Williams grew up in Rockford before moving to Nebraska with their family a few years ago.
Boylan and Penn State volleyball graduate Bryanna Weiskircher is gearing up for the next step in her career – playing internationally in Germany.
The Rockford All-Star Basketball Camp is a community staple every summer, and camp director Dale Greenlee makes sure to keep the tradition going.
The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired forward Alex Nylander from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for defenseman Henri Jokiharju.