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 […]

Lady Rams take down Bulldogs 55-42

Rockford senior Caitlyn Patterson makes a defensive stand by blocking the shot of Grandville’s Chelsea Lanser.

Eight Rams chipped in with a balanced scoring effort including Allison Huyser (7), Halle Peterson (6), Katherine Huyser (6), Alexandra Hickox (4), Kimberly Weston (2), and Rachel Henry (2).

Lady Rams defeated by talented Hudsonville team

Rockford senior Caitlyn Patterson posts up strong in the lane.

  Rockford led most of the game, holding a nine-point lead in the third quarter. The big momentum change of the game came in the fourth quarter, with the Rams scoring only six points and allowing Hudsonville 17 points. The Rams were led by Allison Huyser’s 11 points, followed by Megan Kelley and Kimberly Weston with […]

Rockford skaters split games at Big Rapids holiday tournament

Eric Datema fights for the puck against a Big Rapids player.	Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

The Rockford Rams hockey team opened the Big Rapids holiday tournament with an afternoon contest against the Jackson Lumen Christi Titans at Ferris State University ice arena. The Titans scored first on a screened shot from the point that Rockford senior goalie Christian VanPortfliet never had a chance on. Rockford answered less than three minutes […]