Rockford Raptors tournament champions

Winning Raptors are (front row, l–r) Reid Kelley, Jon Stewart, Brent Showers, Bobby Wilson, David Sokol; (back) Andy Woodruff, Josh Neideck, Matt DiLeo, Kory Young, Ryan Jerrils and Andrew Searl.

The Rockford Raptors 13U baseball team went undefeated in winning the West Michigan Classic baseball tournament held May 2-3 at Huff Park in Grand Rapids. The Raptors completed the tournament with a perfect 5-0 record. With solid defense, timely hitting and good pitching, the Raptors compiled a 2-0 record in pool play with victories over […]

Local gymnast takes first at state

Olivia Dopkiss is named level six all-around state champ.

Olivia Dopkiss, a level six all-around state champion, had her personal best all-around score of 37.425 at the level six and seven USAG state meet on May 2-3 at Oakland University in Rochester. Competing in the 10-year-old age bracket, Dopkiss also took first places on the vault with a 9.5, the beam with a 9.425, […]

Rockford Athletic Department now accepting nominations for Hall of Fame

The Rockford Athletic Department will be accepting nominations for the Rockford Athletic Hall of Fame through May 15, 2009. The class of 2009 will be officially inducted during homecoming week this coming fall. The Athletic Hall of Fame was created in 1990 to honor individuals who have contributed to the athletic program. Each year, a […]

New coach hired for Rockford wrestling

Rockford High School is proud to announce the hiring of Brian Richardson as the head varsity wrestling coach. Richardson will take over for Don Rinehart, who recently retired after spending 35 years with the Rockford wrestling program. Richardson has been an assistant wrestling coach at Rockford for the past 12 seasons. During these 12 years, […]

Rockford Rebels announce Player of the Week

Trent Vander Lende

Trent Vander Lende was recently named Player of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending May 3, 2009. Vander Lende was 1-0 as a pitcher and batted 3-7 with two doubles and four runs batted in. He also had five stolen bases for the week. For his efforts, Vander […]