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 […]

Rockford equestrian team finishes strong at state after winning regionals

The Rockford equestrian B team finished out their 2009-2010 riding season with a third-place finish at the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association (MIHA) state finals held October 15-18, 2009. The eight riders moved their horses to Midland, Mich. for the long weekend and kept pressure on the other nine teams the entire event. “The team had […]