The purpose of Roscoe Rockton Lions Football & Cheer is to provide an understanding of the game of football and encourage sportsmanship and character in the game and life. Our mission is to teach the fundamentals and rules in addition to the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of the game. We are committed to encouraging a balance of football, family, school, and fun. Our goal is that the athlete will understand how football promotes and develops positive life qualities such as team, respect, discipline, effort, perseverance and fitness. We hope you will find our website both informative and user friendly.
Roscoe / Rockton Lions Football
Rosoce / Rockton Lions Football is a member of the Northern Illinois Football Conference (NIFC). We have four divisions of football; heavyweight, middleweight, lightweight and flyweight. These divisions of football have a major emphasis on playing time, so all eligible athletes will play; however, players will earn positions and slightly more playing time.
Junior Indians Football
The Roscoe Rockton Lions is a proud member of the Stateline Junior High Football Conference (SJHFC). We are the feeder program for District 207 Hononegah High School. For this reason, we prepare our 7th and 8th graders for high school earlier and call them, "The Junior Indians." This level of football plays all eligible athletes; however, players will earn a position and more playing time based on skill, attitude, effort, teamwork and sportsmanship. Substitution and cross training are encouraged to develop non-starting players.
Cheerleading The Roscoe Rockton Lions cheerleading is designed to allow girls to learn the basics of cheerleading which includes cheering, tumbling, stunting, dancing as well as some basic of football, allowing them to understand the game they are cheering for. Our philosophy is to give all cheerleaders a positive experience working with others and feeling like part of a team. We want to enhance our football games with fun, athletic and energetic spirit.