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 […]

O’Rourke brothers win regatta

John M. O’Rourke and his brother Don won the open sailing race at the 103rd Oliphant Regatta on August 1, 2009, on the shores of Lake Huron at Oliphant, Ontario. This is the first time the brothers have won this event.

Squire travels with Rebels

    The Rockford Rebels youth baseball team recently took an edition of The Rockford Squire with them to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. The Rebels are coached by Mark Stephens and David Coughlin.

North Court Netters make mark at 2009 AYBT National Tournament

North Court Netters’ sixth-grade team of (front, l–r) Kyliegh Egnatuk, Bailey Freeland, Mary Stoll, Meghan Datema; (back) Head Coach Scott Carlson, Kendra Dryer, Brandi Boehm, Janae Atwood, and Kendal Carlson (Justine Wolter not pictured) earn G6 Div. II runner-up honors

Two North Court Netters basketball teams attended the 2009 American Youth Basketball TOUR (AYBT) National Tournament in Fort Wayne, Ind., and both returned with trophies. The fourth-grade team was crowned G4-5 Division III national champions after defeating Findlay’s Future 24-17 in the championship tournament final. The sixth-grade team finished runner-up in G6 Division II after […]

Annual Rockford football golf outing huge success

On July 25, 74 golfers attended the second annual Spaghetti Dad’s Football Golf Outing at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Many were blaming the wind for their scores, however rumor has it there were some questionable “throwies!” Although Coach Munger was in attendance and did golf, he said he was saving his “winning” for the 2009 […]