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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.

RHS baseball player Post commits to Rose-Hulman

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ethan Post Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY Rockford baseball is pleased to announce that senior Ethan Post has officially committed to attend school and play baseball at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Post was recruited to be a pitcher for the Fighting Engineers. Rose-Hulman was again the number-one-ranked engineering school in the country by U.S. News. That is their [...]

Rockford Raptors tournament champions

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Winning Raptors are (front row, l–r) Reid Kelley, Jon Stewart, Brent Showers, Bobby Wilson, David Sokol; (back) Andy Woodruff, Josh Neideck, Matt DiLeo, Kory Young, Ryan Jerrils and Andrew Searl. The Rockford Raptors 13U baseball team went undefeated in winning the West Michigan Classic baseball tournament held May 2-3 at Huff Park in Grand Rapids. The Raptors completed [...]

Local gymnast takes first at state

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Olivia Dopkiss is named level six all-around state champ. Olivia Dopkiss, a level six all-around state champion, had her personal best all-around score of 37.425 at the level six and seven USAG state meet on May 2-3 at Oakland University in Rochester. Competing in the 10-year-old age bracket, Dopkiss also took first places on the vault with a 9.5, the beam with a 9.425, [...]

Rockford Athletic Department now accepting nominations for Hall of Fame

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Athletic Department will be accepting nominations for the Rockford Athletic Hall of Fame through May 15, 2009. The class of 2009 will be officially inducted during homecoming week this coming fall. The Athletic Hall of Fame was created in 1990 to honor individuals who have contributed to the athletic program. Each year, a panel meets to select members to be [...]

New coach hired for Rockford wrestling

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford High School is proud to announce the hiring of Brian Richardson as the head varsity wrestling coach. Richardson will take over for Don Rinehart, who recently retired after spending 35 years with the Rockford wrestling program. Richardson has been an assistant wrestling coach at Rockford for the past 12 seasons. During these 12 years, he was a member of the staff [...]
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