Sports news from Rockford Public Schools

Rockford riders take part of annual epic bike ride

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several Rockford residents are preparing to ride in the 45th annual Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw (DALMAC) bicycle tour early next month. You can be one. The DALMAC riders include locals, including Linda Doran who, last year completed her tenth trip to this destination on DALMAC. Also are Andrew Hahn, in his seventh year, Randy Reed and Daniel VanStensel both in their [...]

Rockford Rowing is gearing up for another great season!

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

This summer, many athletes of all ages have taken advantage of Rockford Rowing’s summer programs and have experienced the thrill of small boat rowing, spending most of their days on the river. Coach Tim Vallier (Head Coach of Rockford Rowing) has offered summer rowing programs over the last few years, to both student athletes from Rockford, as well as the surrounding [...]

Fishing slows down in Rockford

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Fishing in the Rockford area has been slow, but observers like Chris Herman of the Riverbound Fly Fishing Co. of Rockford are hoping it picks up soon. “It’s kind of slow now,” he said. “Mornings are better. Trout were doing pretty good Saturday. We were out there (below the dam the Rogue River) about 7 in the morning. They’re [...]

Special Olympics softball tournament at ArtVan Sports Complex

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It was a special day at Art Van Sports Complex on Saturday. It was Special Olympics Softball tournament day at the facility. Nick Caudle, manager of sports and training for Special Olympics Michigan, said there were about 25 teams and 350 athletes at the one-day event. “They’re mainly from the southwest region,” Caudle said. “But we do have one [...]

Rock Polo Wins Ann Arbor Pioneer Tournament

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Friday, August 14, the Rockford Men’s Varsity Water Polo team traveled to eastern Michigan to play in the Ann Arbor Pioneer Tournament. The Rams won all four games and the championship, beating Dexter 8-0, St. Charles (OH) 13-11, Ann Arbor Skyline 11-9, and Upper Arlington 8-6. Leaders in team stats for the weekend were seniors Sam Sikkema with 13 goals, Jake Vickery [...]
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