Sports news from Rockford Public Schools

Compuware and Lakeshore Storm named champions in Rockford Blue Chip Classic

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Compuware and Lakeshore Storm were the champions in the 14U and 16U divisions over the weekend of the Rockford Blue Chip Classic at Art Van Sports Complex. Compuware was 2-2 after pool play of the 14U division. Sabercats were first at 4-0. On Sunday in championship round play, Compuware blanked the Sabercats 8-0 and advanced to the semifinals where it [...]

How you finish is greater than how you start

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel The Sparks fast-pitch softball team from Racine, Wis., showed that it’s usually more important on how you finish a tournament than how you start it. The Sparks were 2-2 in pool play but went on in bracket action to take first place in the 18U portion of the Rockford Rumble Blue Chip Classic over the weekend at Art Van Sports Complex. Batbusters had a [...]

Two local Rockford students to compete in world’s largest rodeo

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Linnay Mallory Linnay (Couturier) Mallory and Ana Moreno of Rockford have both earned their spot in the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) competition in July. They secured their spots after competing at the Michigan State Finals Rodeo in Ovid, MI last weekend in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending and Goat Tying. Linnay (Couturier) Mallory 17, a Senior has been involved [...]

Conserve Time and Water While Growing Beautiful and Productive Gardens

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Melinda Myers Reduce your workload, increase productivity and be water wise, whether you are planning, planting or already harvesting produce or enjoying beautiful floral displays from your garden. Container gardeners may want to invest in self-watering pots. These containers have built-in reservoirs to reduce watering frequency. Commercial and homemade self-watering [...]
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