Rock Falls sends experienced team to IHSA speech regional

Rock Falls High School speech team member Cameron Kapitas finds a quiet corner to work on his speech Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 at RFHS. The school hosted its first ever speech invitational that brought in 12 schools from the area to compete.
Rock Falls sophomore Remington Collins sings and signs the National Anthem before the Class 4A state semifinal girls basketball game Friday, March 4, 2022, in Redbird Arena at Illinois State University in Normal.

Other IHSA events

  • The seeding meeting for IHSA chess state finals will be this weekend. Sterling advanced after finishing second at the Rockford Auburn sectional. State finals will be from Feb. 10 to 11 at the Peoria Civic Center.
  • The competitive cheerleading state finals started Friday and will continue Saturday at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington. No Sauk Valley-area schools are in the field of 101 schools.
  • Ahead: Music solo and ensemble will be March 4, scholastic bowl regionals will be March 6, scholastic bowl sectionals will be March 11, state debate will be from March 16 to 18, drama sectionals will be from March 17 to 18, scholastic bowl state will be March 18 and drama state will be from March 24 to 25.
Troy Taylor

Troy E. Taylor

Was named editor for and the Gazette and Telegraph in 2021. An Illinois native, he has been a reporter or editor in daily newspapers since 1989.