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. […]

Ram runners finish fifth at MSU

Participating in the largest invitational of the young cross-county season, the Rockford boys cross country team finished fifth out of 26 teams running in the Elite division of the MSU Invitational, held at the Forest Akers Golf Course on the campus of Michigan State University on Friday, Sept. 18. The fifth-place finish equaled the highest […]

Lady Rams upend returning conference champs Grand Haven

Competed at MSU and Sparta invitationals Perennial state powers Rockford and Grand Haven touched off in OK Red dual meet action this week with the Lady Rams turning in a dominating victory with a score of 22-33. “Grand Haven has won the conference the past two years and finished runner-up in the state both of […]

Rams open conference play, down Hudsonville

Ryan Darby finds the end zone.	Photo by TONY ANDERSON

by TONY ANDERSON On Friday, Sept. 11 the Rockford Rams hosted the Hudsonville Eagles. Rockford won the coin toss and chose to defer to the second half. The Rams then kicked off to the Eagles. There was a fumble on the play and the ball was recovered by Rockford’s Kevin Badersnider. The Rams took over […]

Ram harriers win second invite

On a day that started out with a long, early morning bus ride in heavy fog, the Rockford boys cross country team made their own sunshine for Coach Andrew Martin, as they won their second consecutive invitational of the 2009 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 12. Traveling to Bath, near Lansing, the Rams joined 12 other […]