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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 clinch share of OK Rainbow lacrosse title

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford went up against local rival Catholic Central at Aquinas College Wednesday, May 13 in a battle for the first-ever OK girls lacrosse title. Earlier in the season, Rockford had lost 4-3 at home on senior night. The Rams hoped to return the favor on the Cougars’ senior night as they sought a share of the title. The two teams always bring out the best in each [...]

Rockford water polo comes close, falls in sudden victory

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Christina Weston and Casey Wolfer show great defense for the Rams. Photo by PATRICK KEELEY Rams finish second in region by PATRICK KEELEY It turned out to be a battle of the two district champions in the final game of the West Region Water Polo Championship on Friday and Saturday, May 15-16. Hudsonville and Rockford, who have been the top two programs in the state for the [...]

Rockford Rebels announce Player of the Week

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Trevor Coughlin Trevor Coughlin was recently named Player of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending May 10, 2009. Coughlin had one walk and seven strike-outs in three innings pitched for the week. He also was 3-6 batting with two doubles and two runs batted [...]

Rockford freshman baseball wins Jenison/Grandville Invitational

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford freshman baseball team of (front, l–r) Hunter Feringa, Matt Boonstra, Max Crimp, Brandon Nostrant, Ian Stankus; (middle) Mark Laprairie, Brad Sokol, Kevin Schremp; (back) Joe Belliel, Coach Lance Boehm, Nick Street, Jesse Edick, Coach Joe Schwander, Chris Ryan, Jake Nelson, Ronnie Searl, Christian Reid and Brandon Lubenow celebrate their victories over [...]

Rockford middle school boys water polo team ends season at 10-0

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

                                                                                                            by HEIDI WILLISON   Rockford middle school boys water polo team Coached by Craig Peterman and Assistant Coach Derik Bothma, the middle school boys water polo team has continued the Rockford tradition of a [...]
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