Rams JV football remembers Chiara

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Rockford’s JV football team, led by head coach Brian Richardson, shows support of teammate Giles Howard by commemorating the loss of his sister. While at pre-season 7 vs. 7 at Alma College, teammates wore “Chiara Quiet Grace” bracelets in honor of her fatal drowning one year ago.

Squire employee takes work on vacation

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 The Rockford Squire’s sales/production manager, Melanie Ragsdale, took a recent issue of the Squire on vacation to Reelfoot Lake, Tenn., along with her husband Will and father-in-law Jim. The Ragsdales traveled to Tennessee in June for their yearly family reunion, enjoying southern-style cooking, rustic cabins and a visit to Hillbilly Junction for souvenirs. This was […]

McKay signs letter of intent for Rochester

Rockford 2009 graduate Kylie McKay has signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at Rochester College. On Thursday, July 30, McKay and her parents met with Rockford High School Coach Jessica Yonkers and Rochester Coach Joel Shrader to sign this letter of intent. McKay helped the Lady Rams to win the district championship […]

Rockford National competes in District 9 Little League Tournament

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Out of 40 teams in the District 9 Little League Tournament, Rockford National went 4-0 in pool play, qualifying for bracket play—with the top 16 teams remaining in the tournament. In bracket play, Rockford lost to Zeeland 13-1, beat Southern East 10-3, and lost to Southern West 14-4. “These kids [ages 9 to 10] have […]

Rockford boys win homerun derby

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The West Michigan Stars had three players place in the recent 10U Gonzoball Tournament Homerun Derby. Bryce Davis (right) placed first in the derby with four homeruns, while Cameron Ross (left) and Carter Ross (center) tied for second place.