Hockey now part of Great American Rivalry Series

The U.S. Marine Corps presents Jake Chaffee (#22) with a $500 scholarship during the Great American Rivalry Series game against East Kentwood on February 24. Proud parents are Dave and Kathy Chaffee.

  The Great American Rivalry Series is sponsored by United States Marine Corps. They started out nationally highlighting football games, but this year marks the inaugural season of ice hockey in the series. Select schools from around the nation are invited to participate in the Rivalry Series. These schools have always had “their game”—a traditional […]

Lady Rams move on to regional basketball competition

The Lady Rams raise the district championship trophy.

  Two of the top Class A teams in the area squared off in the MHSAA girls basketball district finals last Friday night, March 5, in Greenville. This game promised to be an exciting contest and was a rematch of last year’s district finals match-up. Both Rockford and Northview jumped out to a fast and […]

Dorulla takes state wrestling championship, four others place

Tyler VanRooyen

Pox knocks Stefanski from title defense by TIM COOPER On the verge of defending his individual state championship title at 215 pounds, a childhood illness knocked senior Joe Stefanski out of the competition when he contracted chicken pox, ending his high school wrestling career one week early. Stefanski is bound for the University of Ohio […]

Rockford varsity cheer squad performs at GVSU

Sarah McLellan, Kendra Savara, Jewell Hersberger and Lindsey Marvin lead the crowd in a cheer at the Grand Valley State University game on February 27.

  The Rockford High School varsity cheer squad was invited to perform with the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) cheerleaders at their home game against Northwood on February 27. In addition to cheering with the college squad, the girls also led the crowd in cheers they created just for the GVSU team during the halftime […]

Pee Wee house hockey team District VI champs

Rockford’s Pee Wee house hockey team celebrates their District VI championship win.

  The Rockford area Pee Wee house hockey team is the District VI MAHA champion. West Shore Community College was the scene for a tough five-game tournament in early February for these 11- and 12-year-olds. The Rockford Rams started with a 2-3 loss Friday night to East Grand Rapids (EGRAHA). The Rams had their backs […]