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The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.

Pole vaulter Birkmeier sets state record—again

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Sarah Birkmeier is the first girl from Michigan to jump 13 feet. Coach Kevin Patterson originally thought it wouldn’t happen until next year. Rockford High School junior Sarah Birkmeier has done it again. Competing in the MHSAA Division I state track and field meet at East Kentwood High School on May 30, Birkmeier jumped an incredible 13 feet even to capture her [...]

UCF rowing’s Lauzon earns CRCA All-Region accolades

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Freshman selected to CRCA All-South Region First Team The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) recently announced that University of Central Flordia (UCF) rower Chelsey Lauzon of Rockford earned CRCA All-South Region accolades. Lauzon was named to the nine-member All-South Region First Team, becoming only the fourth Knight, and the first freshman, in program [...]

Tryouts to begin for SCOR

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Soccer Club of Rockford (SCOR) will be hosting 2009-2010 season tryouts the week of June 15 at Rockford Christian Schools, 6060 Belding Road, Rockford. Children ages 7 and older are encouraged to try out for these select soccer teams and enjoy fun games and tournaments! For more information, visit [...]

SCOR U12 girls win Canton Cup

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Pictured are (front, l–r) Lauren Engelkes, Kadison Kalusing, Kelsey Walters, Grace Bubin, Alyssa Benaske; (back) Rylie Dalton, Rachel Neubecker, Allison DeVries, Mackenzie Vallad, Alyssa Bowman, Holly Chapin, Rachel Moore and Tessa Powers. The Soccer Club of Rockford (SCOR) U12 girls team, coached by Pat Dalton and Barb Engelkes, won the Canton Cup Tournament, playing [...]

Rockford Rebels announce Players of the Week

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ben Parsell. Ben Parsell and Tyler VanderHaag were recently named Players of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending June 7, 2009. Parsell was 2-3 with four RBI in a game against the Lowell Backyard Dreams. VanderHaag was also 2-3 with one RBI. Tyler [...]
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