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Rockton police arrest youth after fire at Hononegah High School  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — A Hononegah High School student was arrested Thursday in connection with a fire set in a boy's restroom that forced a building evacuation, ...



Hononegah field house in Rockton could open early for students, community  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The new field house at Hononegah Community High School is projected to open as planned next spring, or perhaps a little ahead of schedule, ...



Hononegah High School unveils new field house monument  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Hononegah High School unveiled the school's new Hononegah Indian monument Monday outside of the site of the school's new field house.



Lawsuit: Hononegah violated student's civil rights at anti-gun violence walkout  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — A Hononegah High School student and her father are suing the school district and several administrators on the grounds that her civil rights ...



Richardson, Hononegah run over Freeport  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The clock was running down on Hononegah's first play. Quarterback Ryan VanSchelven turned to the sidelines with his arms out. Coaches yelled ...



Soccer player's catch KOs Hononegah in football playoffs  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Hononegah hasn't been past the second round of the playoffs in 20 years. But the Indians looked headed to the third round — and maybe even ...



Hononegah sacks Harlem for NIC-10 title - Sports  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Ryan VanSchelven sparked each Hononegah touchdown with a huge play, but his hardest throw of the night Friday was a full-strength heave ...



Teen faces arson charges for fire at Hononegah High School  WIFR

ROCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) - Rockton police charge a 16-year-old male student with aggravated arson in connection with a fire set Thursday morning at Hononegah ...



UPDATE: New Hononegah superintendent attends first board meeting  WIFR

New Hononegah Superintendent Michael Dugan attends his first school board meeting.



ACLU: Hononegah violated pro-gun students' First Amendment rights  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois and Hononegah High School officials are sharing radically different accounts of how a group of ...



Hononegah selects Decatur assistant superintendent as next leader  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The Hononegah School Board is recommending the hire of Michael Dugan, assistant superintendent for secondary schools in the Decatur School ...



Hononegah High School graduates shave their heads for friends with Leukemia  WIFR

After a Rockton college student was diagnosed with leukemia, a group of his friends made sure he knew they supported him with a big surprise when he went in ...



Student arrested for allegedly starting Hononegah school fire  MyStateline.com

A student was arrested for allegedly starting a fire at Hononegah high school Thursday morning.



NIC-10 volleyball: Belvidere North dominates Hononegah, takes over 1st place  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The tone was set with the first four points of the night.Belvidere North scored all of them and never looked back.The Blue Thunder never trailed in ...



IceHogs sign Hononegah's Josh McArdle  MyStateline.com

The American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs today announced they have agreed to terms with defenseman Josh McArdle on a one-year AHL contract ...



Boylan beats rival Hononegah with four unanswered goals  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Hononegah took an early lead less than 10 minutes into Tuesday's NIC-10 boys soccer matchup with rival Boylan.But the Indians spent the rest of ...



UPDATE: Hononegah celebrates 'topping out' of the field house  WIFR

The final beam is in place at the Hononegah High School field house.



UPDATE: Attendance down 40% at Hononegah due to threat  WIFR

Some students chose to stay home from school after a threat was found at Hononegah High School.



Top teachers: Golden Apple releases names of 20 finalists Dec 12 at 9:29 PM  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The Golden Apple Foundation has released the names of 20 teachers from Winnebago and Boone counties who have been selected as finalists ...



Hononegah High School needs a new field house in Rockton, but what kind and at what price?  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — An athletic facility will be built to replace the storm-damaged Hononegah High School dome field house.But how soon it will be built is one of a ...



Hononegah students organize food truck stop for fellow classmates  WIFR

ROCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) -- While final exams have wrapped up for most schools around the Stateline, some students continue to pay it forward to fellow classmates ...



Hononegah High School purchases former Rockton Grade School  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The Hononegah High School District has purchased the former Rockton Grade School building, according to a news release.The School Board ...



Rockton Hononegah sports dome collapses  The State Journal-Register

ROCKTON — The Marshmallow has dissolved. The Puff Ball has deflated. The Big White Balloon has popped. However you want to put it, Hononegah High ...



Danica Patrick reads old Hononegah High School essay at Indy speedway  Rockford Register Star

INDIANAPOLIS — Trailblazing racecar driver and former Hononegah High School student Danica Patrick got a blast from the past Thursday when she read an ...



Auburn last undefeated team in NIC-10 tennis  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Auburn's road to its first NIC-10 boys tennis title runs through three-time defending conference champ Hononegah, but the Knights made that road ...



Stateline cheerleader to perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade  WIFR

Sydney Daucher has been cheering for several years, but now she get to do it in the big apple for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.



Cutthroat Corbin's brings gentleman's edge to downtown Rockton  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — With a name like Cutthroat Corbin's, Main Street's newest barbershop may conjure up images of the bloody musical “Sweeney Todd.”.



Three of five Rockford-area school districts see graduation rates rise  Rockford Register Star

State test scores are a mixed bag this year, with some school districts seeing significant gains and others experiencing widespread declines. Rockford's results ...



Top 5 questions to be answered in cross country conference showdowns  Rockford Register Star

The boys and girls cross country postseasons kick into full gear with the NIC-10 and Big Northern Conference meets on Saturday, and there are plenty of ...



Hononegah High School Principal sweetly serenades school closing announcement  WIFR

ROCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) -- The always exuberant and delightful principal of Hononegah High School, Eric Flohr, lived up to his reputation in a big way this morning ...



Hononegah volleyball beats Guilford in NIC-10 play for first time since 2015  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Even though Hononegah has ended Guilford's volleyball postseason each of the past two years, the Vikings have had the Indians' number in ...



ESPN anchor, Hononegah grad Nicole Briscoe to lead second year of Sports Stories  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor and Hononegah High School graduate Nicole Briscoe will headline this year's Sports Stories, a platform for ...



Hononegah field house referendum passes by narrow margin  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Darius Kramer went to the polls for one reason today — to vote in the Hononegah High School field house referendum."All I came for was to vote ...



Hononegah's school year kicks off with field house construction, loss of parking spaces  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Hononegah High School is off to a bustling start with construction projects that are temporarily closing down adjacent roads and reshuffling ...



UFC fighter and Hononegah grad Corey Anderson even more motivated after quick defeat  Rockford Register Star

Rockton's Corey Anderson didn't last long in his last UFC bout, absorbing a hard left hook and going down and out in the first round last month against London's ...



Less costly Hononegah field house referendum headed for April ballot  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Voters will again decide whether they want to pay for a new Hononegah High School field house, but this time the request is smaller and less ...



Hononegah athletic dome falls victim to costly repairs  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The Hononegah athletic dome will be no more.Repair costs — both patching for re-inflation and spot repair for temporary inflation — have come in ...



NIC-10 basketball standings: East leads boys race by 3 games; Boylan leads girls by 1  Rockford Register Star

East now has a three-game lead with six games to play in its quest to win its first NIC-10 basketball title in 38 years after Boylan beat Harlem 63-54. Boylan holds ...



All for 1: Hononegah builds tennis dynasty with balance  Rockford Register Star

Parker Hearne ripped a shot. Then Brandon Kim. Hsing-Hao Louh followed, then Josh Euhus. One eye-popping stroke after another until a topspin cross-court ...



Week 2 NIC-10 football leaders: Richardson has 353 yards rushing  Rockford Register Star

Hononegah's Isaiah Richardson is running away with the NIC-10 rushing lead with 353 yards and six touchdowns in his first two games, 73 yards more than ...



'One last go': Danica Patrick reflects on early years in Roscoe, racing career ahead of final race  Rockford Register Star

INDIANAPOLIS — Danica Patrick's take-no-bull, go-get-'em attitude precedes her.A Register Star reporter met with Patrick on Thursday at Indianapolis Motor ...



Boylan intercepts St. Francis in high school playoffs  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD – Boylan defensive backs Joey Foley, Jack Peterson and Luke Bergstrom didn't get many chances to get noticed in the NIC-10, with only Harlem ...



2019 NIC-10 girls basketball stats: Burns, King, Williams, Diercks, Horgan, Bergstrom are leaders  Rockford Register Star

Hononegah's Julia Burns has almost a 2-to-1 advantage over anyone else in the conference in assists (6.2) and teammate Jordan King (19.7 points) leads in ...



Hononegah High School coach-teacher Tim Sughroue won't be prosecuted on drug charge if he fulfills agreement  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Tim Sughroue is getting a second chance through the deferred prosecution program.Sughroue, who has been on paid administrative leave ...



Freeport School Superintendent Mike Schiffman finalist for Hononegah job  Freeport Journal-Standard

FREEPORT — Freeport School District Superintendent Mike Schiffman is a candidate for the same position in the Hononegah School District in Rockton.



Hononegah School Board presents fieldhouse plans  WIFR

Since their sports dome collapsed in December 2015, athletes at Hononegah high school have been forced to make accommodations. Today, the Honenegah ...



Girls soccer: Hononegah knocks off Boylan in penalty kicks  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The first win isn't always a big deal. But if it's against Boylan, that's a different story.A tough start to the girls soccer season quickly became a ...



Boylan, once 17 down, stuns Hononegah  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Hononegah outscored Boylan by seven points in the first 7:59 of every quarter.But Boylan won that last second 8-0 to rally from a 17-point hole ...



Dr. Roswitha Anna Flach - WISC  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Dr. Roswitha Anna Flach, PHD, age 71 of Stoughton died unexpectedly at her home on Saturday evening, September 29, 2018. She was born on March 13, ...



Hononegah High School reveals 3D plans for fieldhouse  WIFR

Honenegah Community High School is one step closer to completing their proposed fieldhouse.



Parker Hearne: Tennis son comes late to the sport  Rockford Register Star

Parker Hearne's dad is his tennis coach, but baseball remains their greatest bond.“I have a ton of memories playing catch in the backyard,” Hearne said. “When I ...



Young stars bring new era to NIC-10 football Oct 25 at 3:17 PM  Rockford Register Star

Jalon Benson is the first freshman starter for a playoff team I can remember in my 28 years of covering NIC-10 football. And he started both ways.And he didn't ...



Hononegah uses $1M grant to revamp physical education program  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Hononegah High School is turning old-school gym class into hard-core physical education. The school won a three-year $1036280 federal Carol ...



RV and vacant building go up in flames in Rockton  WREX-TV

Fire crews battle an RV and structure fire in Rockton Friday.



Robotics teams head to world competition in Detroit  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Robotics students from Hononegah, Winnebago and Pecatonica high schools have rolled through local, national and regional competitions.



Ryan Hoover, basketball standout from Rock River Valley, takes his skills to the business world  Rockford Register Star

These stories are part of the Rock River Valley Insider section on Notables, publishing in Sunday's Rockford Register Star. For more of these stories visit ...



Hononegah's defense stifles East  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — That wasn't a zone. That was a wall.And the only way over that wall wasn't just a 3-pointer, but an NBA-length 3-pointer. And even when Scott ...



UPDATE: Hononegah Football Coach Arrested in Drug Investigation  WIFR

UPDATE: Former Hononegah High School football coach, Timothy Sughroue has been arrested by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department. He faces a ...



Illinois’ first public use, off-road wheelchair blazes new trails  Peoria Journal Star

CALEDONIA — Nature's rough terrain shows no mercy for people with disabilities.Jenna Hammerly knows this. She's a quadriplegic and relies on a motorized ...



Police looking into 1993 death of Rockton teen, former girlfriend of Terence Doddy  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — For nearly 21 years, the parents of Stephanie Johnston thought their 15-year-old daughter ran away from their Rockton home in October 1993 ...



NIC-10 Wrestling Preview: Hononegah hopes for a smoother championship season  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON – Even after a rash of injuries and a season full of adversity, the Hononegah Indians steamrolled the rest of the competition to cap off back-to-back ...



Rockton's Old Stone Preschool celebrates 20 years  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — You'll have to forgive the members of the Class of 1997 if their memories of that year, their classmates and school activities are a little vague.



Illinois Football: Illini offer two preferred walk-on spots for 2019  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team continues to recruit hard for 2019. The Illini have now offered two preferred walk-on spots for next season.



Everything you need to know about Hononegah's football playoff game vs. Oak Park Fenwick  Rockford Register Star

Here is a capsule look of how Hononegah matches up with Oak Park Fenwick in the first round of the Class 7A IHSA football playoffs. Matchups for NIC-10 rivals ...



NIC-10 Boys Tennis: Hononegah favored to repeat  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Auburn and Belvidere North have the stars.But Hononegah has the NIC-10 trophy. And aims to keep it.The Indians won their first-ever NIC-10 and ...



Immaculate Conception overtakes Stillman Valley  Rockford Register Star

STILLMAN VALLEY -- Going against two-time defending state champ Elmhurst Immaculate Conception, Stillman Valley coach Mike Lalor had the perfect game ...



Kris Grahnke, Rockton teacher, ALS trailblazer dies  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Kris Grahnke always put his students first.He taught special education at Whitman Post Elementary School from 2014 to 2016 as he battled Lou ...



ESPN's Nicole Briscoe: 'I'm not me without the push that I got' in Rockford  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — For the second year in a row, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau celebrated a group of four local sports figures with another edition ...



Students Use Text Messages to Send School Officers Crime Tips  WIFR

ROCKTON (WIFR) -- It seems kids are always on their cell phones and now they can put their texting skills to good use. Students at Hononegah High School can ...



Off-road wheelchair blazes new trails in Winnebago County  Rockford Register Star

Public use, all-terrain outdoor wheelchairs have arrived in Illinois.



'Hard to kill' Rockton boy looks to the sky after cancer  Rockford Register Star

POPLAR GROVE — Mark Limke saw his future again Thursday — the horizon at 1000 feet.Six months after he was grounded by Burkitt's lymphoma and two ...



Byron crushes Princeton, advances to state quarterfinals  Rockford Register Star

PRINCETON — Princeton found out quickly Saturday that they would be just another victim of the 2018 Byron Tigers.The Tigers, undefeated and ranked No.



Coroner: Hononegah Student's Drowning Caused by Congenital Heart Defects  WIFR

ROCKTON (WIFR) -- The coroner's report says the 17-year-old who drowned at Rock Cut State Park in June likely died because of a heart abnormality.



Cornerstone Credit Union awards scholarships to local students  Freeport Journal-Standard

FREEPORT — Cornerstone Credit Union recently awarded its 2018 Founders' Scholarships to local students.Recipients are Kameron Ali of Hononegah High ...



North Boone shatters Winnebago's playoff hopes in final second  Rockford Register Star

POPLAR GROVE — On the final play of Friday's regular-season finale, it was Britton Morris' defensive prowess — not his highly touted offensive game — that ...



Stockton wins fourth quarter shootout with Orangeville  Rockford Register Star

STOCKTON — Stockton (7-2) survived a wild fourth quarter to defeat Orangeville 40-21 on Friday.The Blackhawks scored just 13 seconds into the fourth quarter ...



Hononegah Coach Named Bears High School Coach of the Week  MyStateline.com

LAKE FOREST, IL – Tim Sughroue of Hononegah High School in Rockton, IL was named the Chicago Bears High School “Coach of the Week” for Week 2.



Hononegah grad Jack Granath settles in with Rockford Rivets  Rockford Register Star

Jack Granath hasn't been one to settle in easily thus far in his collegiate career.The 2013 Hononegah grad will be attending his fourth school next season when ...



Illinois State Police announces promotion  Rockford Register Star

PECATONICA — Illinois State Police District 16 Commander Carl Heintz recently announced the promotion of Trooper Dan Balsley to the rank of sergeant.



Lena-Winslow puts Orr away early, easily advances to quarterfinals  Rockford Register Star

LENA — Chicago Orr and Lena-Winslow had the same record heading into their Class 1A second-round playoff matchup Saturday, but it quickly became clear ...



Lutheran, Rockford Co-op advance to girls golf sectionals  Rockford Register Star

FREEPORT — Everything depended on Katelyn Sayyalinh.“I didn't know what the scores were. I just tried to play my best the whole round,” Sayyalinh said.



Young American awards: 'You are our shining lights'  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — They are a cross-section of American youth: athletes, scholars, students making a difference in their schools and in their communities.Twenty ...



Prep volleyball: Hononegah rallies to win home opener against Boylan  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — Hononegah refused to be defeated Tuesday night. Bolstered by a loud and proud student section packed with fans, the Indians (3-0) came back ...



Byron bottles up QB Britton Morris, KOs North Boone  Rockford Register Star

POPLAR GROVE — Just like Byron's other opponents this season, North Boone was no match Friday for the Tigers.Even with Vikings quarterback Britton Morris, ...



Henderson, Boylan stun Harlem  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Caleb Henderson reversed the reverse and ran straight into Boylan lore.Henderson had been tackled for a 12-yard loss on a half-back ...



Janet Lynn's visit to Rockton a big draw  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The Janet Lynn book signing Sunday afternoon at the Rockton Township Historical Society museum was likely thought to be an intimate gathering ...



Freeport rallies for big win over Jefferson  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The Freeport Pretzels took a big step toward ending a nine-year playoff drought on Friday by rallying from a 13-point first quarter deficit to beat ...



Updated NIC-10 basketball standings and schedule  Rockford Register Star

Boylan is tied for the NIC-10 boys and girls babasketball lead after the opening week of conference play. Only East (7-0, 3-0) is tied with the No. 10 state-ranked ...



Rockford Rocked Interviews catches up with Rory Colwell  The Rock River Times

By Todd Houston Exclusive to TRRT. This week Rockford Rocked Interviews catches up with former College Inn/Sharkies owner, Rory Colwell, to talk about the ...



Prep volleyball: Improved Freeport drops tough 3-setter to Hononegah  Freeport Journal-Standard

ROCKTON — For a volleyball program that hasn't had a winning record in nine years, it would normally be quite the moral victory to take one of the top programs ...



Rockton man identified as motorist killed in I-90 crash in Wisconsin  Rockford Register Star

TOWN OF TURTLE, Wis. — Jacob Weibel, 27, of Rockton was identified by the Rock County Coroner's Office as the motorist killed Saturday morning in a head ...



Slain Rockford officer had ties to Mount Morris  SaukValley.com

MOUNT MORRIS – The 30-year-old Rockford police officer who died early Sunday after a scuffle during a traffic stop lead to a crash had roots in this Ogle ...



Danica Patrick will be first woman to host ESPYs, she tells Jimmy Fallon  Rockford Register Star

Danica Patrick will become the first woman to host the ESPYs, she told Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night on "The Tonight Show."Patrick, who grew up in Roscoe, ...



Roscoe Village Board approves new police station  Rockford Register Star

ROSCOE — The Village Board tonight approved the construction of a new $2.35 million police department that will incorporate portions of the existing village ...



Comings & Goings: The Flying Pigs create their own paths in the stateline  Rockford Register Star

ROCKTON — The Flying Pig, 151 Hawick St., is under new ownership. Brian McGuire, who is also known as the coach for Boylan and Hononegah High School ...



Golden Apple principal award winner: Rockford's Amber Miller  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Amber Miller was in a principals meeting downtown when she got the call: "We need you. There's an upset parent. You need to come to the ...



29 defendants named in major Rockford drug investigation  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Authorities have charged 29 people after a nearly two-year drug investigation that involved former Hononegah High School head football coach ...



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



815: Going for the gold: Area athletes dream of making it big on the ice  Rockford Register Star

The winter issue of 815 magazine came out Dec. 17 in home-delivered newspapers.



HF wrestler takes silver medal in state tourney  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

H-F High's Jeff Griffin, in red, stands on the medals platform after receiving a silver medal in the IHSA individual wrestling tournament. (Provided photo)



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