Swim/Dive team breaks records on way to 12th-place finish in state

The Rockford girls swimming and diving team qualified 14 teammates for the Division I Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Division I state championships held November 20-21, 2009, at the Holland Aquatic Center. Division I qualifications are the toughest in the state, and the Rams’ depth holds them in good standing for years to come. […]

Johnson signs letter of intent for GVSU

Cailie Johnson signs her national letter of intent to play volleyball for Grand Valley State University (GVSU) while her father, Chuck, signs the parent portion. The letter was signed on November 17 at Rockford High School with Johnson’s coaches, family and teammates in attendance. GVSU Coach Scanlon said, “I have enjoyed watching you play over […]

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Rockford boys run to fifth place at MHSAA finals

The Rockford boys cross country team celebrates a fifth-place finish at state finals in Brooklyn, Mich.

  Led by senior co-captain Drake Veitenheimer’s All State performance, the Rams’ boys team moved up two from last year’s seventh-place finish in fifth place out of the 33 teams running at the state level. On Saturday, Nov. 7, a blustery fall afternoon—at Michigan International Speedway (MIS), in Brooklyn—that saw the temperature reach nearly 70 […]

RHS marching band places third in state

  The Rockford High School marching band took third place in the Michigan Competing Band Association’s (MCBA) Flight I state championship at Detroit’s Ford Field on Saturday, Nov. 7. The band’s exceptional performance of “The Four Freedoms,” a musical composition based on Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1941 famous speech, received a score of 84.9, Rockford’s highest […]