Jay Taft, Register Star

Jay Taft

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Rockford, IL, United States

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  • Kinston Free Press
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  • The Ledger
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  • Recordnet
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Recent articles by Jay:

Lena-Winslow/Stockton KOs Dakota in match between Illinois wrestling powerhouses

Lena-Winslow/Stockton KOs Dakota to reign supreme in dual between top Rockford-area wrestling programs, two of the best statewide in Illinois. → Read More

Who has the best high school gym in Illinois? Here are our 8 favorites

Old, new and all in between: What are our favorite Illinois high school gymnasiums? → Read More

2021 IHSA football championship games: What to watch and predictions

High school reporters in Rockford, Peoria and Springfield analyze and predict the 2021 IHSA football state championship playoff games in DeKalb. → Read More

'That's Byron': Unbeaten Tigers show why they're class of the Big Northern

Byron football claims Big Northern Conference title by fending off Dixon's second-half surge. → Read More

Your Preps Experience: Belvidere North denies Freeport, and G-K forces 3-way BNC tie

The regular season concluded Friday night with plenty of key games in the NIC-10, Big Northern Conference and the NUIC. Here is a look at Week 9 high school football highlights:Game of the weekBelvidere North’s Stanley Reyes dives in for the first touchdown of the game Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, against Freeport. North upended the Pretzels 34-23 in the regular-season finale. [SUSAN MORAN/RRSTAR.COM… → Read More

Guilford blanks North, locks up at least share of NIC-10 title

The Guilford Vikings are going to earn at least a share of this year’s NIC-10 boys soccer title by week’s end after they kept right on → Read More

IceHogs Quick Shots: It’s really crunch time for Hogs now

It’s really crunch time for Hogs nowThe Rockford IceHogs lost two of three last week, including back-to-back defeats to Milwaukee, one of the four teams battling for the fourth and final AHL playoff spot out of the Central Division. The Hogs are in the mix, too, but they are currently on the outside looking in with just over two weeks remaining, tied for fourth with Manitoba with 72 points… → Read More

Illinois high school football player charged with battery after incident on bus

Ricky Messling was charged this week with misdemeanor battery after he was accused in November of placing his penis on the face of a sleeping fellow student on the bus ride home after losing a state football title game. → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been republished by news outlets across the country, it’s become late night talk show fodder.On Tuesday, the story wound up on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Meyers makes a joke at timestamp 1:18 about what happened to the cookies after the incident.The Rockford Register… → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been republished by news outlets across the country, it’s become late night talk show fodder.On Tuesday, the story wound up on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Meyers makes a joke at timestamp 1:18 about what happened to the cookies after the incident.The Rockford Register… → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been republished by news outlets across the country, it’s become late night talk show fodder.On Tuesday, the story wound up on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Meyers makes a joke at timestamp 1:18 about what happened to the cookies after the incident.The Rockford Register… → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been republished by news outlets across the country, it’s become late night talk show fodder.On Tuesday, the story wound up on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Meyers makes a joke at timestamp 1:18 about what happened to the cookies after the incident.The Rockford Register… → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been republished by news outlets across the country, it’s become late night talk show fodder.On Tuesday, the story wound up on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Meyers makes a joke at timestamp 1:18 about what happened to the cookies after the incident.The Rockford Register… → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been → Read More

Cheeky football team's 'Oreo run' is butt of late night host's jokes

A Rockford Register Star story about 10 Byron football players who were suspended for their part in an “Oreo run” has not only been republished by news outlets across the country, it’s become late night talk show fodder.On Tuesday, the story wound up on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Meyers makes a joke at timestamp 1:18 about what happened to the cookies after the incident.The Rockford Register… → Read More