Rockford beats East G.R. for district trophy

Kelsey Vermeer provides great defense for the Rams.	Photo by PATRICK KEELEY

by PATRICK KEELEY   Rockford’s girls water polo team earned a place at the regional tournament with two wins in the district tournament to take the East District championship. Rockford defeated Portage Central and then met East Grand Rapids (EGR) in the final. Rockford busted out, won the sprint and took the ball right up the […]

Sign up for summer Water Polo Camp

 “Rockford water polo has been very successful, with the boys high school team winning five state championships and the girls team three,” said Coach Dave McWatters. “Our success, though, lies not just with the won-loss record. Water polo teaches discipline, teamwork, dedication, and helps kids get in shape. The kids have a lot of fun, […]

RHS baseball player Post commits to Rose-Hulman

Ethan Post	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Rockford baseball is pleased to announce that senior Ethan Post has officially committed to attend school and play baseball at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Post was recruited to be a pitcher for the Fighting Engineers. Rose-Hulman was again the number-one-ranked engineering school in the country by U.S. News. That is their eighth number-one ranking in […]

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, […]