Little League ribbon-cutting ceremony opens new athletic complex

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Despite skies that produced rain throughout much of the morning, a giant step toward a bright summer was taken Saturday, May 1 when Rockford Little League (RLL) began its season with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at East Rockford Middle School (ERMS). The skies cleared in time for the ceremony, which officially opened the district’s new athletic […]

Annual girls lacrosse ‘pink’ game to benefit Rockford Relay for Life

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The inspiration for the Rockford girls lacrosse team to do this came from former Rockford lacrosse player Alysse Tefft, who is a cancer survivor. In the middle of her 24 hours at Relay for Life in 2008, Tefft left the Relay to compete in a lacrosse game and then immediately returned to complete her 24 […]

Rockford, Zeeland water polo put press on breast cancer

Teams raise over $1,900 for Komen Foundation The Rockford High School Natatorium was a blaze of bright pink on Thursday, April 29, when the Lady Rams welcomed the Zeeland women’s junior varsity and varsity water polo teams to the Pink Polo Power fundraiser to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, Grand Rapids. […]

Rockford girls soccer takes lessons learned from losses to beat Jenison

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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 […]