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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.

Rockford girls lacrosse team earns berth in Division I semifinal

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford's girls lacrosse team celebrates their victory, claiming their second consecutive title and advancing to the semifinals. The Rockford girls lacrosse team claimed their second consecutive berth in the state semifinals by winning the Lansing regional hosted by Lansing Waverly. The Rams really had their work cut out for them in 2009 with the blind draw for [...]

Applications being taken for basketball camp

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Final applications are now being evaluated for the Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. The camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls aged 10-19 are eligible to apply. Past participants include Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill and Antawn Jamison. Players from 50 states and 11 foreign countries attended the 2008 camp. College [...]

Lady Rams track captures state runner-up honors

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sarah Birkmeier defends her state championship title by vaulting 13’0” at the state finals May 30.   Rockford’s women’s track and field team capped a successful season with a MHSAA state championship runner-up finish Saturday, May 30 at East Kentwood High School, when they finished one point behind state champs Detroit Romulus. The Rams had individuals in [...]

Girls water polo finishes seventh in state

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rams' Christina Weston defends against Ann Arbor Pioneer. Photo by SHANNON OUELLETTE by PATRICK KEELEY Rockford’s girls water polo team attempted to repeat as state champions at Jenison on Friday, May 29, but lost to Ann Arbor Pioneer 6-4. On Saturday, May 30, the Rams lost to West Ottawa 8-4, before winning their final game of the season against East Grand [...]

Rockford crew ends season strong

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s men’s novice eight boat of (front) coxswain Margaret Saelens; (middle, l–r) Andrew Troyanowski, Sean Ebel, Cody Brown; (back) Jake Madsen, Matt Vermeer, Nate Roobol, Bryce Vandenberg, Andrew Christensen, and Coach Eric Bennett take home first place in the Michigan State Regatta. by CANDY BURRIS The Rams traveled to Stony Creek Metro Park in Utica, Mich. [...]
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