Sports news from Rockford Public Schools

Baseball conceptual camps

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Art Van Sports Complex drew around 50 baseball players at “Summer Classic” baseball skills camp Tuesday and Wednesday, July 14-15. Age divisions were 6-to-9 and 10-to-14. The camp provided youngsters with a baseball skill and drill instruction in a very fun and creative way. The two-day event was themed around the Major League Baseball all-star game. [...]

2015 Rockford FUNdamental Youth Football Clinic nears start time

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford football coaching staff has always provided a great experience to the multitude of youngsters that have annually taken part in the FUNdamental Youth Football Clinic and this year will be no exception. Well over 200 third through sixth graders have already signed up and there is still time to register for the event which will be held Monday, July 27th through [...]

Grand Rapids Summer Baseball Championships

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel The Jenison Wildcats were among the first-place teams on Sunday in the final day of the Grand Rapids Summer Baseball Championships, conducted by Game Day USA. Teams were able to brave humid weather and occasional rain showers to get the games completed. The Wildcats defeated the Streator Bandits 15-7 in the 15U gold bracket championship game. The Wildcats [...]

Warm weather brings better conditions for local fisherman

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel   Warmer weather might mean more success in upcoming weeks for Rockford area fishermen. But like anything else, it depends on so many other factors. Chris Herman of the Riverbound Fly Fish Outfitters in Rockford said smallmouth bass fishing at the Rogue River should be productive. He added that various areas of the Rogue are doing good for trout. [...]

USSSA Global World Series at ArtVan Sports Complex

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It was virtually perfect baseball weather over the weekend for the United States Spectator Sports Association Global World Series at Art Van Sports Complex. The Michigan Bulls from Novi and the Rhinos from Northern Chicago battled for the Division B 13U title with the Bulldogs taking a 5-4 victory. The game ended the top of the seventh on a double play. [...]
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