Rockford girls soccer takes lessons learned from losses to beat Jenison

Katie Hartnett kicks over her head and behind her for a goal.

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The clouds were gray and foreboding Friday night as the Rockford girls soccer team warmed up at Jenison High School, but the weather had nothing to do with the impending storm. The Rams were on a rampage, and the Wildcats were unprepared. After losing miserably 4-1 to their previous two opponents, non-league […]

Rockford golf teams prevailing

The Rockford Rams boys varsity golf team competed in the Traverse City West Invitational on Saturday, April 17, in 31 degree wind chills, 20-30 mph winds, and snow flurries. The Rams finished second to Petoskey by one shot. “The experience was a great one, and we feel like it was a major learning experience,” commented […]

Rams crew crowned 2010 Grand Rapids regatta champions

Rockford’s men’s lightweight eight boat of (l–r) coxswain Sam Tefft, Sam Berndt, Tyler Truxton, Josh Houn, Harrison Webb, Isaac Blenman, Dylan Itter, Troy Paskiewicz and Sean Ebel take first place at the Grand Rapids Invitational on Saturday, April 24.

The Rockford Rams crew team gave the home crowd something to cheer about on Saturday, April 24. Twelve teams from across Michigan, Northern Indiana and one team from West Virginia gathered at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids to compete in the Grand Rapids High School Invitational. Rockford, Forest Hills Central, Forest Hills Northern, Forest Hills […]

Rockford girls lacrosse squeezes narrow victory over Catholic Central

A beautiful evening at the Grand Rapids Catholic Central athletic fields greeted the two best girls lacrosse teams in West Michigan on Wednesday, April 21. It was a showdown to establish leadership of the OK Rainbow conference. In the first meeting this year between the two highly ranked teams, the girls gave the fans a […]

Rockford girls tennis hails victorious against Grandville 5-3

Rockford’s girls varsity tennis team defeated Grandville in a nail-biter Wednesday, April 21 on Grandville courts. All four Rams singles—Lauren Korlewitz, MJ Bothma, Alex Stembaugh and Jenelle Miller won their flights. Grandville’s two and three doubles beat Rockford, but it was Rockford’s one and four doubles that went to third sets each. Rams’ first doubles […]