Lady Rams softball claims district championship

The Lady Rams varsity softball team earns a district championship victory.

The Rockford varsity softball team won the Division I district championship at Northview on Saturday, June 5. The Rams edged the host Wildcats in the semifinals as junior Lexi Bettig’s hard grounder to second drove home sophomore Kayla Tykosky with the only run of the game with one out in the bottom of the seventh […]

Rockford softball Senior Night a sweeping success

Rockford softball seniors (front row, l–r) Morgan Ruchty, Haley Pattok, Karli Showers and Lauren Pasciak are surrounded by their teammates and coaches.

On Tuesday, June 2, the Lady Rams varsity softball concluded their regular season with a doubleheader sweep of the Fighting Scots from Caledonia by scores of 6-0 and 11-1. It was Senior Night, and the Rams’ senior athletes celebrated their final games on the Rockford High School varsity field in fine style. Senior centerfielder Lauren […]

Rockford girls soccer falls to Reeths-Puffer in district final

Al Huyser looks up to send the ball upfield. Photo by KELLY LYSNE

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER As the announcer counted down the final seconds of the district final Saturday afternoon at Grand Haven High School, the Rockford girls soccer team watched the championship slip between their fingers. The Rams had outshot Reeths-Puffer 15-7 in the title game, but their fiery opponents outscored them 3-2 to capture the win. […]

Rams split games in districts to end solid season

The Rockford varsity baseball team split a pair of non-league games on Saturday, May 22. In the opener, they beat Ogema Heights 4-0 behind a solid pitching performance by junior lefty Joe Kropiewnicki. Mt. Pleasant handed them a loss in the second game. Rockford’s offense struggled a bit, as they had just four hits in […]

Rams capture third in state in women’s water polo

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When the Rockford women’s water polo team fell 5-7 to Hudsonville in a physical back-and-forth battle for the west regional championship on May 22, the team knew their road to the state title would be increasingly more difficult. The Lady Rams’ second seed placed them in a bracket with undefeated and state champion favorite Okemos […]