Rockford boys cross country team places at Bath Invitational

Rockford’s varsity boys cross country team placed third with 102 points behind perennial powerhouse Saline (55 points) and Northville (77 points) in Division 1 of the Brett Clement Bath Invitational on Saturday, September 7. Sophomore Isaac Harding ran 16:30.1 for a 7th placed finish, followed by juniors Paul Burke (16:55.4) and Colin Reichenbach (16:58.7) in […]

Soccer hits rough patch with three-game week

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Rockford men’s varsity soccer began their three-game week with a win against Holland’s West Ottawa. Jason Lenon, with an assist by Tyler Pellerito, gave the Rams the 1-0 lead. Defender Joel Pietila stopped the Panthers from making a goal during the first half when goalie Nate Henderson blocked a shot but could not get back […]

City may never know source of E. coli contamination

Manager describes ‘perfect storm’ of failures   By BETH ALTENA   Multiple system failures occurred simultaneously to allow the City of Rockford’s water to be tainted with dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria, and City Manager Michael Young said the source of the contamination may never be identified. Young said a chlorine pump that was […]

Girls Swim & Dive team Champions of the West Michigan Relays

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 the vast majority of girls from West Michigan participating in high school swim & dive converged at Holland Community Aquatic Center for the annual West Michigan Relays. The meet showcased very talented athletes from 16 teams that competed in 10 relay swim events as well as diving performances. The meet […]

Girls’ cross country runs strong at Bath Invitational

The Lady Rams displayed great strength and speed in two separate races at Bath last Saturday.  The 7-runner varsity squad captured 3rd place in the invitational’s Division 1 race.  An additional seven Rockford runners placed in the top ten at the later JV race. Tough competition from Saline (1st) and Hudsonville (2nd) packed enough girls […]