Rams hockey splits pair at Walker Classic

Geoff Garman takes a shot on goal for the Rams.	Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

The Rams varsity hockey team split a pair of games last weekend, Jan. 8-9, at the annual Walker Classic. Although both were hard-fought games against very formidable opponents, the Rams lost their first game Friday night, Jan. 8, to the always tough and top-ranked Grandville Bulldogs 5-2. The first seven minutes of play started out […]

Ram wrestlers leave mark at Detroit Catholic Central, Grand Haven

Nate Rojas comes out on top against Grand Haven’s Dylan VanderHyde. 	Photo by JAMES COOPER

by TIM COOPER On Wednesday, Jan. 6, the Rams stepped back into OK Red action, hosting the Buccaneers of Grand Haven. Early on it was all Rockford with the lightweights. Grand Haven showed promise with the middle weights, only to be denied at the end. At 103 pounds, sophomore Tyler VanRooyen used an early lateral […]

Boys, girls remain undefeated in OK Red bowling

After only one conference match this week, the boys and girls bowling teams remain undefeated in OK Red conference play. Seniors led the way for both teams with Nick Vandrunen and Aaron Dennis shooting two-game series scores of 253-243 (500) and 225-228 (453) respectively, defeating the Hudsonville boys 20-10. Christina Miller and Katie Schmock shot […]

Rockford swims four state-qualifying times, several personal bests

Grandville outswims Rockford, 153-162 by DENISE WEBB Even though Rockford won its first two swim/dive meets of the season, the true test of the Rams’ depth, strength, endurance and speed came on January 7 at their first conference meet against favored Grandville. Just like last year’s closer-than-close meet, eardrum-bursting screams of excitement were endless throughout […]

Rockford hosts Flip Flop gymnastics invitationa

by JANE NOFFSINGER The Rockford gymnastics team hosted the annual Flip Flop Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 9. The event brought 17 teams to compete in four rotations, showcasing both Division I and Division II talent. Rockford Orange placed fifth with an overall score of 137.275. Senior Ali VanBelkum took the Division II floor event with […]