Rams struggle, still manage win

Joey Johnson runs 28 yards for a Ram touchdown.	Photo by TONY ANDERSON

   by TONY ANDERSON   The Rockford Rams traveled to Jenison on Friday, Sept. 18, to play the upstart Wildcats. The Rams came in averaging 36 points a game, with the other three victories coming with wide margins of victory. The Wildcats came into the contest with a upset victory over Grandville, and feeling chippy. […]

Rockford equestrian team working for state competition

Catherine Roelse (left) on her horse River and Stephanie Huber (right) on her horse Gen pass a baton where they place first in the two-man relay event for Rockford’s equestrian team.	Photo by JOHN ROELSE

              by BECKY ERSTE-HOLMBERG The Rockford equestrian team is working hard competing in districts, which has one more week to go at the Red Flannel Saddle Club in Cedar Springs. The top two teams in each division will move on to regionals. Rockford has gone to state competition the […]

Rockford water polo takes East Kentwood Invitational

Junior Jeff Schmitt and sophomore Bryan Wasberg (#4) play “Ram tough” defense.	Photo by GORDON PETERSON

  Senior Tyler Manikowski overpowers an opponent. Photo by GORDON PETERSON Rockford topped Okemos in the finals of the East Kentwood Invitational on Sept. 19, capping an impressive five-win-one-loss week of polo action. The Rams pushed their season record to 12-5 with solid play at both ends of the pool. The week began with the […]

Rams varsity soccer season update

Justin Wynn goes for a goal against Caledonia on Saturday, Sept. 19.	Photo by LANCE WYNN

                          by DAN LEESA The Rams’ varsity soccer players kicked off their season in August loving Saturdays. After losing a core of 12 strong seniors and grueling weeks of pre-season conditioning, Rockford’s newly formed varsity team came out of the gate on Saturday, […]

Girls swim/dive team kicks off season with speed, depth

Sophomore Sarah Smith competes in the 200 IM on Sept. 19.	Photo by SHANNON OUELLETTE

  When the Lady Rams’ swimming and diving team take the deck, one thing is immediately apparent: this team has depth. With 48 swimmers and seven divers, the talent pool is large—and young. Thirty-three of the 55-team roster are freshmen and sophomores who are stepping up under their senior leadership and contributing in big ways. […]