Rams JV soccer team defeats three in four hours

by KURT BECKER  The Rockford junior varsity soccer team traveled to Hastings on Saturday, Aug. 22 to play in the Hastings Invitational. The format of this tournament was to play three games in four hours. The Rams junior varsity team—with new coach Stu Quackenbush, a former Rockford soccer player and University of Michigan graduate—played their […]

Rockford water polo passes first test

CUTLINE 2:  Junior goalie Pat Fase stops another shot.	Photo by GORDON PETERSON

Fans of high school water polo enjoyed two days of fast-paced action at the Rockford Invitational, August 28-29. Eight varsity boys teams, including seven of the state’s top 10, came to Rockford High School to test themselves in this early-season competition. The Rockford Rams, a perennial polo powerhouse, entered the event with some questions. They […]

Ram harriers win own invitational

On an unseasonably cool and gray day, the Rockford boys cross-country team opened their 2009 season with a dominant performance in winning the Third Annual Rockford Cross Country Invitational. Although the team acted as gracious hosts to the seven schools attending the meet, on the scoreboard the Ram harriers were anything but kind, as Rockford […]

Eleventh annual Block Party a sucess

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Neighborhood Watch organizations help keep neighbors and neighborhoods safe—and they are also fun. Proof is the 11th annual South Highlands Neighborhood Watch block party, where neighbors took the time to have fun and games and spend time together. Rockford Police partners with neighborhoods in Neighborhood Watch by teaching residents how to keep their neighborhood safer […]

Local team AYBT national champions

The Seidman Boys & Girls Club team of (front, l–r) Drew Zuidema, Drake Harris, Dwayne Barfield, Jordan Van Dort, Zach Parker, Chris Sunday, Zach Walker, Rynaldo Chaney; (back) Coach Mike Harris, Tyrell Williams and Coach Jim Zuidema came home as seventh-grade champions in the highly skilled division of the AYBT National Basketball Tournament. The tournament […]