Rockford girls off to a strong start in bowling

Rockford bowlers (l–r) Nick VanDrunen, Katie Schmock and Megan Wood qualify for the Traverse City All-Tournament team.

After graduating eight seniors over the last two seasons and rebuilding their team, the Lady Rams bowling team got off to a strong start in December by taking fourth place at the Lowell Invitational, second at the Traverse City Invitational, and being 2-0 in the OK Red conference.   While not bowling very well at […]

Rockford wins second swim/dive meet in a row

Rockford senior Alex Devries competes in the 100-yard butterfly, swimming a state-qualifying time.

Bothma finished the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.79, which was one hundredth of a second faster (22.80) than outstanding swimmer Sam Schulze of Grand Haven. Bothma now has two state times, the first earned in the 100-yard freestyle (49.99) at the December 8 meet against Byron Center. Devries swam the 100-yard butterfly with […]

Rockford wrestlers take on state’s best

Jake Byers receives one of his six near-falls against Jenison on December 16.

On Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Rockford Rams wrestling team traveled to Jenison for a dual meet against Division I’s 10th-ranked team. In the 130-pound match, Rockford senior Jake Byers once again showed his dominance, this time wrestling against Jenison’s Nick Lovell. In typical fashion, Byers scored early and often on his way to winning a […]

Rockford gymnasts victorious in first quad meet of season

The Rockford High School gymnastics team welcomed the Ludington Oreos, the Sturgis Trojans and the Freeland Falcons for the first quad meet of the season. Forty girls competed in four events—the balance beam, vault, uneven bars and the floor exercise—truly demonstrating the strength and dedication it takes to be a high school gymnast. Rockford came away […]

Assumption BVM boys take first in basketball tournament

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball team took first place in the 2009 7/8-Grade Boys Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Assumption BVM School. After winning three straight games, the Assumption BVM boys battled for their fourth win—the championship—against St. Paul’s team. At the half, the score was […]