Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will formally dedicate its new artificial turf multi-purpose field on Thursday, September 3, 2009, at the football home opener against Holt. Voters approved the project as part of the district’s 2008 bond issue. After carefully studying artificial turf options, district officials contracted to install a Mondoturf Eco-fill field. This cutting-edge turf […]
Eight players earn Academic All State honors Rockford High School girls water polo Head Coach Al Reickard recently announced that eight players on the varsity team were honored as Academic All State players. To qualify, the individual players had to be sophomores with a nonweighted grade-point average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher. Those honored include […]
Three local girls bring home medals Two-year-old club, Michigan Volleyball Academy (MVA) finished their winning season by sending several teams to the annual Junior Volleyball Directors Association tournament in Louisville, Ky. The MVA 15 Black squad won club-level national titles. Coached by Brian Netzler, the MVA 15 team defeated Union (Ind.) 15 in three games, […]
Rockford seniors have bright futures planned ahead by MIKE SAMUELS The second annual U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame Game, held at Shaw Stadium in Detroit on June 13, signified the end for many of the senior class’ all-stars, but for team captains Roxy Rosema and DJ Lubs of Rockford High School’s girls and boys lacrosse […]
The Team WGRD of (front, l-r) Liam Cowen, Patrick Truskowski, Travis Hoving, Nick Buursma, JJ Doman, Ian Bach; (middle) Alex Bolin, Alex Markules, Charlie Riddering, Brett Wildman, Nathaniel Bush; (back) Coach Buursma, Coach Bolin and Coach Markules pulled through a close game and won the 12U Wolverine Baseball League championship with class.