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 […]

Rockford seeks seventh state water polo title

The Rockford water polo team will head to Seaholm High School in Birmingham Friday afternoon, Nov. 13, to compete in the Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) state championship. The Rams have won six state water polo titles in the past, including five in a row from 2003 to 2007. They will have to play their […]

Lady Rams finish second in OK Red conference volleyball

Claiming the title of district champ is the Rockford Rams varsity volleyball team of (front row, l–r) Murphy Heyer, Dana Girolami, Nicole Czehowski, Cailie Johnson, Kim Weaver, Ali Prus; (back row) Jessica Majerle, Jenna Lysne, Kylie Basarabski, Morgan Denham, Heather Gates, Sidney Rodriguez, Jen VanCuren, Halle Peterson, Rachel Henry, and Andrea Kacsits.

Rockford is coming off a great second-place finish at the OK Red conference match. The Lady Rams beat Grand Haven, lost to Jenison, then beat Grandville, East Kentwood and Jenison, and then lost in the finals to Hudsonville. The Lady Rams played Lowell Monday, Nov. 2, in the first districts match and won in four […]

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 […]