Rockford Riptide to host Fall Fiesta

Eleven Riptide team members place first through third in their events at Boo Bash. They include Grace Badovinac, Christina Hanssen, Kennzie Hartmann, Benjamin Hoffmeister, Timmer Hoffmeister, Erin Hudson, Delayni Kornak-Kotarba, Marissa Marion, Jacob Newberger, Peyton Rayburn, Abigail Setterington, and Kara Vandawater. Riptide swimmers Laurel Blakie, Alec Cutler, Sara Fredericks, Hunter Ignasiak, Julian Kipke, Callahan Kornak-Kotarba, Abigail LaVancher, Sydney McDowell, Colin Mosier, Dakota Noble, Paige Nobel, Hannah Osenieks, Zoe Payne, and Hailey Powers also placed in their events.

  The Rockford Riptide competitive swim team will host its sixth annual Fall Fiesta Meet on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14-15, at Rockford High School’s pool. The Fall Fiesta meet is a USA Swimming sanctioned event. More than 400 West Michigan swimmers from Riptide and other USA Swimming teams and clubs will compete in the […]

RHS marching band excels at invitational

The Rockford High School marching band took first place in their flight, and scored the second-highest overall point total among 18 competing high school bands at the West Shore Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 31. “There’s no way to put into words how proud I am of the band’s performance Saturday. They truly have taken this […]

Rockford defeats East Kentwood in first game of playoffs

Ryan Darby (#2) rushes hard to get a Rockford first down.	Photo by TOM SCOTT

                                                             

Rockford water polo qualifies for state tournament

Second team All Region goalie Pat Fase

The first Saturday semifinal match pitted Rockford against a very strong East Kentwood squad. The Falcons kept the Rams off balance for most of the game, pulling away in the third period and holding on for a 5-2 victory. “We didn’t perform the way we’re capable of performing,” McWatters summed up, “and we were outplayed […]

Lady Rams, Hawks dominate regional cross country championship

  Fifty-four points, that was the margin of victory for the Lady Rams cross country team this past Saturday at the Division I regional championship in Carson City. The currently number-one-ranked Rams scored 21 points by placing their top five runners in the top seven, including individual regional champion Jane Hawks, to easily outdistance runner-up […]