Rams Skate Past Traverse City Bay Reps

Sam Gallup challenges an opponent at the blue line. Gallup had two assists in the Rams' victory on Saturday, Jan. 24. Photo by GARY GUEST

The Rockford varsity hockey team took the visiting Traverse City Bay Reps (players from St. Francis, Elk Rapids, Kalkaska, Mancelona and Suttons Bay high schools) to the wood shed on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 24, beating their opponent by a score of 7-2. Jake Chaffee scored a natural hat trick (three successive goals), Shea Mills scored […]

Former Rockford Cheerleader Competes in National Competition

Jessica McDaniel competes in the 2009 College Cheerleading and Dance Team national competition in Florida.

Jessica McDaniel and her partner stunt group competed in the 2009 College Cheerleading and Dance Team national competition in Orlando, Florida on Friday, January 16, 2009. The four members of the stunt group – Jessica McDaniel (back spot), Meghan Boyer and Marcella Morrill (bases), and Shannon Marconi (flyer) – represented Central Michigan University (CMU). This […]

Rockford Skis in Tight Competition

Tyler Manikowski finishes in 18th place in slalom and giant slalom.

Area ski teams have been braving the exceptionally cold weather with the Cannonsburg Slalom Championship on Friday, Jan. 16, and GGRHS varsity race number two on Tuesday night, Jan. 20. Teams and fans from around the Grand Rapids region braved the single digit temperatures for these exciting competitions. In the Cannonsburg Slalom Championship race, racers […]

Rockford Varsity Cheerleaders take First Place at Hudsonville Dual

Rockford varsity cheerleaders

Final scores were Rockford 771.944, and Hudsonville 764.198. Photo by KIMBERLY GEROW

Ray of Hope in Depths of Winter

by PASTOR MIKE CONKLIN Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church Here we are, in the middle of a January that will not have the traditional (I think it’s traditional) January thaw. I heard that this is the first time in 24 years that this has happened. I like January thaws. They give us a ray of hope […]