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 […]

Rockford boys water polo takes sixth state championship in seven years

The Rams—including fully clothed coaches—celebrate victory in the pool.

Rockford finished a storybook season with a thrilling 11-10 victory over East Kentwood to capture the 2009 Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) boys state championship. The Rams (30-12) won their sixth state championship in seven years with an exceptional display of teamwork. From the beginning of the season to the last goal of the title […]

Unable to come back, Rams’ season comes to end

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by TONY ANDERSON The Rockford Rams hosted the Holt Rams on Saturday, Nov. 14, for the regional football championship. The game was a rematch of week two, which was dominated by Rockford. Playing a team two times in one season and getting a victory is an extremely hard thing to do, and Rockford was asked […]

Rams’ second-half comeback cements district championship

The Rockford Rams hoist the district trophy.

    The Rockford Rams hoist the district trophy. Photo by TONY ANDERSON  by TONY ANDERSON The Rockford Rams hosted the Buccaneers of Grand Haven on Friday night, Nov. 6, a rematch of week five. At stake was the district championship and the chance to continue the drive toward Ford Field. The Bucs won the […]