Meijer donates $100,000 to WWW Family YMCA

                            The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids is very pleased to announce that Meijer has made a very generous donation to the residents of northern Kent County by contributing $100,000 to the Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA located in Belmont. The six […]

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, […]