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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.

Boys varsity tennis comes through with a strong showing at EPI

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

#1 Singles Mark Veitengruber gets set to stroke the backhand winner. #1 Doubles Thomas Hall serves while Sam Dater waits to crush the return. In recent RHS tennis action the Rams Boys Varsity kicked off the week of August 26 playing in the Elliott Pearce Invitational, hosted by Forest Hills Central High School. The EPI is a tourney the Rams play in annually and is well [...]

Four seniors named as captains for Ram football team

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

By RANDY GREGORY   The Rockford football team has precious few returning starters this year on either side of the ball. But what they lack in quantity, they more than make up for in quality. The offense has only one in Austin McKellar, who for the second consecutive season has been forced to open the year as a quarterback, rather than a wide receiver, due to a [...]

Rams “steal” past Holt in home opener 41-28

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

By RANDY GREGORY     Running backEthan LaCourt follows his offensive linemen, trying to find a hole to break through. The skilled Rockford line allowed the Rams to rush for 214 yards against Holt Friday night. On a night where the offense struggled to maintain consistency and the yards came in fits and starts, the Ram defense collected six turnovers in total to [...]

Another winning weekend for Rock Polo

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Deborah VanDyke and Heidi Willison   Chad Greenberg takes yhe shot. Corbin Bremmeyr blocks. The Rockford Men’s Water Polo junior varsity team participated in the East Kentwood JV Invitational on Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7. Their first game was against Hudsonville, and the Rams won 16-10. Sophomore Alec Cutler’s six goals lead the team in scoring. [...]

Rockford and Muskegon is as good as it gets on the gridiron

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

By RANDY GREGORY   For a pair of teams that have met only nine times since 1996, the Rockford versus Muskegon football game has become one of the most highly anticipated games of the year in the state of Michigan. The series has featured blowouts, upsets and more than a few contests that came down to the wire. Three of the games were state playoff contests and the [...]
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