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Rockford varsity tennis ties for first

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lindsay Gauger earns a first-place medal at the OK Red conference tournament. Photo by SCOTT The Rockford High School Rams girls varsity tennis team finished the regular season with a tie for first place at the Saturday, May 9 OK Red conference tournament. In the final conference standings, Rockford placed second behind OK Red champs Hudsonville by just one point. This [...]

Rams varsity golfers win two more

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s Steven Mette tees off at Stonegate Golf Club, while team captain Adam Hoard stands by. The Rams varsity boys golf team won another OK Red match on Tuesday, May 5 at Stonegate Golf Club in Muskegon. The Rams struggled a bit with the greens at par 37 Stonegate, but triumphed in the end. Rockford came in first place with a score of 159, followed by East Kentwood [...]

Rams JV-A golf team 35-0-1

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

After hosting the Junior Varsity Invitational at Braeside Golf Course, the Rams’ junior varsity A team celebrates. Pictured are (front, l–r) Jake Stephan, Alec DeWitt, Steve Mette; (back) Justin Ullrey, David Keller, Scott Dater, Nick Delafuente and David VonEschen (not pictured, Matt Smith). Rockford’s junior varsity A boys golf team recently continued its [...]

Rockford beats East G.R. for district trophy

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Kelsey Vermeer provides great defense for the Rams. Photo by PATRICK KEELEY Mary Keeley shoots to score for the Rams. Photo by PATRICK KEELEY by PATRICK KEELEY   Rockford’s girls water polo team earned a place at the regional tournament with two wins in the district tournament to take the East District championship. Rockford defeated Portage Central and then met [...]

Sign up for summer Water Polo Camp

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

 “Rockford water polo has been very successful, with the boys high school team winning five state championships and the girls team three,” said Coach Dave McWatters. “Our success, though, lies not just with the won-loss record. Water polo teaches discipline, teamwork, dedication, and helps kids get in shape. The kids have a lot of fun, so even if they [...]
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