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.
by SUE POUBA The 2009 season was a series of firsts for Rockford’s boys lacrosse season. This year, for the first time since the inception of the boys lacrosse program, the Rams were victorious over both East Grand Rapids and Forest Hills Central teams. These two teams are perennial state powerhouses […]
Brett Nelson and Seth Stephens were recently named Players of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending June 28, 2009. Nelson had a great week offensively by going 5-11 and has displayed a great attitude while working hard all season. Stephens picked up two wins pitching for the […]
The Soccer Club of Rockford (SCOR) U9 boys team recently went 4-0 in the Canton Cup tournament. The boys demonstrated great teamwork and displayed positive attitudes, according to Coach Kelly Kelting and Assistant Coach Mark Faccio. The team is made up of Cameron Kelting, Jack Faccio, Hunter Moran, Ben Swayze, Colin Kurtz, Brayden Manley, Aiden […]
Rockford Public Schools’ team recently won the Rockford Little League Majors Division and became 2009 tournament champions. The team is coached by Scott Sikkema with assistance from Roger DeHoek, Terry Noyes and Larry VanderWeg. Team members pictured are (front, l-r) Jacob Edgar, Seth Noyes, Derek VanderWeg, Parker Marsh, Sage Strehl, RJ DeHoek; (back) Riley Manier, […]