Wrestlers dominate conference play against old foes

Jake Banaszak is on his way to a major decision against Gerardo Garcia of West Ottawa.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Sam Williams pulls off a switch on Zach Rehrus of West Ottawa. Photo by JIM COOPER by TIM COOPER With the starting weight drawn at 160 pounds in Rockford’s dual meet against West Ottawa, held on Wednesday, Jan. 13, Rockford’s Robbie Gorton started the night’s wrestling. Showing a systematic destruction of West Ottawa’s Austin Sanders, […]

Wrestlers dominate conference play against old foes

Sam Williams pulls off a

  Sam Williams pulls off a switch on Zach Rehfus of West Ottawa. Photo by JIM COOPER by TIM COOPER With the starting weight drawn at 160 pounds in Rockford’s dual meet against West Ottawa, held on Wednesday, Jan. 13, Rockford’s Robbie Gorton started the night’s wrestling. Showing a systematic destruction of West Ottawa’s Austin […]

Rockford gymnastics hosts dual meet

by JANE NOFFSINGER The Rockford gymnastics team hosted a dual meet against Mona Shores on Tuesday, Jan. 12. With an overall score of 139.625, the Rams proved that meeting their goal of 140 is within their reach! On the floor exercise, the scores soared with Ali VanBelkum taking the lead with an impressive 9.6. Kelsey […]

Rockford swim/dive team dominates invitational, earns 11 medals

Rockford’s swim/dive

  Yes, Rockford’s swim/dive team had an “epic, victorious, stupendous, awesome, sweet finish,” said junior Jared Martella, trying to best describe a day of indescribable feats. “Parks was even surprised,” added Martella, talking about Rockford’s head swim/dive coach Tom Parks. The invitational began Friday night, Jan. 8, with the diving portion. Sixteen divers performed 11 […]

Rockford ski teams opens season with first, second places

Dave Milewski

Excellent snow and mild conditions heralded the beginning of the 2010 ski season for Rockford and the rest of the Greater Grand Rapids High School Ski Conference (GGRHSSC) racing season Tuesday night, Jan. 12. With light snow falling and temperatures just below freezing, the Rockford team put on an impressive performance with the boys placing […]