Rockford varsity hockey visits fourth-graders

Rockford varsity hockey player Ben Glass (left) helps fourth-graders (l–r) Maddie Inwood, Charleigh Hiler, Jensen Steinhauer and Dakota Smith with the “teamwork” portion of the team’s visit.

If it is cheers of “Go Rams!” that you hear as you walk down the halls of our Rockford elementary schools over the next few weeks, it is because the Rockford varsity hockey team is visiting the fourth-grade class to discuss character education. The team has developed a youth outreach program that allows the players […]

Rockford’s divers steal show at home

Sophomore Mac Finnie

Rockford 186, Hudsonville 128 by DENISE WEBB There’s always one distinct event that remains in a spectator’s mind when leaving a captivating high school sporting meet. From Rockford’s January 14 swim/dive meet against Hudsonville, the event was undeniable—event five: diving. “The divers absolutely stole the show tonight,” said swim parent Sarah Ginebaugh, a former diver […]

Lady Rams battle in thrilling double-overtime OK Red showdown

Rockford’s Kate Huyser prepares to drive to the basket against Grand Haven’s Alex Law.

Last Friday evening, Jan. 15, the Rockford Rams traveled to Grand Haven for a pivotal match-up with the Buccaneers. A log-jam exists atop the OK Red as Rockford, Grand Haven, Hudsonville and West Ottawa all share first place with identical 3-1 records. Last week, Rockford let a win slip away in a tough loss to […]

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 […]