Rams win defensive battle, remain undefeated

Neil VanderLaan catches Ryan Darby's pass. Photo TONY ANDERSON

by TONY ANDERSON Friday night, Sept. 25, the Rockford Rams hosted the Grand Haven Buccaneers for the lead of the OK Red conference. The estimated 12,000 fans witnessed a defensive contest. The Bucs won the coin toss and deferred to the second half. Rockford’s Zach Schmuck returned the opening kick to the 40-yard line, but […]

Rams varsity soccer wins two, ties one

by DAN LEESA Last week Rockford’s varsity boys soccer team met the challenges of three big opponents, winning two games 1-0 and tying another at 0-0. But it’s what the scoreboard didn’t say that defined the Rams’ caliber of play. On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the Rams hosted Grand Haven. The lakeshore’s OK Red giant arrived […]

Rockford water polo tops two conference rivals

Junior Jeff Schmitt

The Rockford boys water polo team won two key conference match-ups this week, pushing their season record to 14-5. East Kentwood and Hudsonville came to the Rockford pool looking to knock off the Rams. But Rockford used a blend of senior leadership and youthful energy to turn back the opposition. The East Kentwood Falcons already […]

Rockford varsity tennis unveils new courts

Rockford’s varsity tennis team was filled with a lot of excitement and anticipation for their first match on the new tennis courts. They have been waiting for this day since August 12, the first day of tryouts. The courts were replaced as part of the bond issue approved by voters in May 2008. The Rams’ […]

Rockford grads to Battle at the Ballpark

Kids cheer clinic held prior to game Battle at the Ballpark is a unique football event with the Ferris State Bulldogs hosting the Michigan Tech Huskies at Fifth Third Ballpark on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. Attending this event are Ferris State University (FSU) students Liz Belliel, Emily Harr and Robert Banaszak, all graduates […]