Local student goes Greek at Albion College

Local student Taylor Harding recently pledged Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Albion College. Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded at Illinois Wesleyan University in 1899. The “Tekes” support the Special Olympics. Harding is a sophomore at Albion College. He is the son of David and Megan Harding of Rockford and a graduate of Rockford High School. […]

School Beat, April 30, 2009

Enjoy the moment by DOUG HOOGERLAND Principal, Crestwood Elementary School               Last week I received approximately 400 e-mail messages. I am still trying to get back to everyone. It’s respectful-right?-to get back to someone immediately after a call or message. This is the digital age, and with the digital comes the instant. No more […]

Rockford softball begins OK Red play with 3 shutout wins

Rockford sophomore pitcher Tricia Graham delivers against Muskegon.

    Rockford’s Lady Rams began the OK Red portion of their season in impressive fashion last week, starting with an 11-0 victory in Grand Haven on April 22. Tricia Graham completely shut down the Buc offense by allowing 0 hits, striking out 14 batters, and allowing just one walk on the day. Offensively, Graham […]

Rockford Women’s Rugby Club claims first victory

Rockford Women’s Rugby Club is victorious over Grandville.

  After being soundly beaten by Grandville High School’s women’s rugby team in their first-ever scrimmage a few weeks ago, the Rockford Women’s Rugby Club (RWRC) took their revenge in a match on Tuesday afternoon, April 21. The match was on Grandville’s home turf and took place in a freezing mixture of snow and rain. […]

Rams go 1-1 at Rogers’ annual Wooden Bat Tournament

Ryan Darby tosses to second base for an out.

  Rams go 1-1 at Rogers’ annual Wooden Bat Tournament   Brian Baldwin pitches against Rogers High School. Photo by KANDI JEZAK by JON STREET   Catholic Central (CC) beat Rockford High School 6-2 in the first game of the Rogers Ninth Annual Wooden Bat Tournament at Lamar Park on Saturday, April 25. Sophomore Brendan […]