Rams claim 18th straight conference water polo title

Junior Nathan Napolillo leads the Rams to victory over Grand Haven.

Rockford defeated Grand Haven last Monday, Oct. 11, in an OK conference boys water polo match. The Rams are now a perfect 7-0 in the conference with one only more game to play. And, because undefeated Jenison was upset by Grandville last week, the Rams are guaranteed at least a share of the conference title. […]

West Ottawa outswims Rockford by nine points

Rockford freshman

Rockford parents were on the edge of their seats Thursday, Oct. 14, as they watched the girls swim team face conference strongman West Ottawa. The Rams only placed first in two of the 12 events—the 50-yard free by Jamie Van Portfliet and the 100-yard butterfly by Sarah Smith—but the team’s depth still earned enough points […]

Ram cross-country 15-year dual meet winning streak comes to end

Drew Woznick competes in Saturday’s Kent County Invitational.

by Chris Cruickshank  Some of the participants in the Wednesday, Oct. 13 boys cross-country race weren’t even born in 1996 when the Rockford High School boys cross-county team lost their last dual meet. But something has to give when two unbeaten squads clash, and unfortunately, it was the Rams’ record. The Grand Haven Buccaneers took […]

Rockford swims to another top spot

Senior Emily Williams swims the butterfly in the IM.	Photo by SHANNON OUELLETTE

The Rockford women continued their winning streak Thursday night, Oct. 7, out-swimming Grand Haven 182-124 in the Grand Haven pool. The Lady Rams had little competition from the Buccaneers, taking eight out of 12 events with ease.   The 200 medley relay team of Casey Wolfer, Kennedy Cutler, Lexy Caster and Jamie Van Portfliet took […]

Lady harriers finish second at Portage Invitational

Rockford’s Lady Rams cross country harriers (l–r) Taylor Manett, Sawyer Rocheleau, Jane Hawks, Sam Anderson, Allison Hazy, Catie Rietsema, Jordan Vickery and Anna Bos help the team claim second place at the Portage Invitational.

The number-three-ranked Lady Rams cross-country team finished with a strong second place at the Portage Invitational where seven of the top 10 ranked Division I teams competed. The Rams were edged by number-one-ranked Grand Haven by four points and outdistanced number-two-ranked Traverse City Central, to whom they had previously lost on two occasions. Juniors Jane […]