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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 Rebels announce Player of the Week

May 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Seth Stephens Seth Stephens was recently named Player of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending May 17, 2009. Stephens recently pitched four innings in a game against a good Diamonds team. He gave up one run, two hits, walked four, and struck out six in four innings [...]

SCOR team captures championship

May 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

U12 boys team from the Soccer Club of Rockford.   A U12 boys team from the Soccer Club of Rockford (SCOR) traveled to Canton, Mich. over the Memorial Day weekend to participate in the 27th annual Canton Cup tournament. The team won four games, besting squads from Ann Arbor, Farmington Hills, Sterling Heights, and Royal Oak to capture the championship in their bracket. [...]

More fans needed for girls water polo

May 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lady Rams to defend state title Rockford’s varsity girls water polo team is ranked sixth in the state this year. Ann Arbor Pioneer has soundly defeated the Lady Rams three straight this season, and have at least three players heading on to play Division I college. Rockford girls will defend their state title against Ann Arbor Pioneer in the first round of the [...]

Sports physicals to be offered

May 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sports physicals will be offered for Rockford athletes as follows:      Wednesday, June 3 at North Rockford Middle School, beginning      at 2:30 p.m.      Thursday, June 4 at Rockford High School, beginning at 11:00 a.m.      Friday, June 5 at East Rockford Middle School, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The cost is $20, with checks payable to Rockford Athletics. [...]

Rockford girls soccer team wins conference tournament

May 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford junior keeper Hannah Rocheleau clears the ball. Photo by BRET DOUD by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER Call the Rockford girls soccer team “The Avengers.” On their way to victory in the OK Red conference tournament, the Rams avenged both of their league losses and handed early leader East Kentwood (EK) its only two conference losses. The tournament win gave the [...]
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