Rams travel to Utica Eisenhower to kick off 2013

By RANDY GREGORY   It will be a lengthy trip and in an unexpected venue, but the excitement of the start of another football season is always special to Rockford. Originally slated to begin the season in the incredible venue that is Ford Field in Detroit as part of the Forgotten Harvest Classic, the Rams […]

Quarterbacks becoming an endangered species for Rams

by RANDY GREGORY   For the third consecutive year the injury bug has bitten the Rockford football team at the all important quarterback position. The last two seasons haven’t even waited until the regular season began for Rockford. Last year it was a broken foot for Kyle Short that never healed properly and forced him […]

Defense led by linebacking corps at Rockford

By RANDY GREGORY   In direct contrast to a woefully inexperienced offensive unit, the Rockford football team boasts almost a wealth of riches in comparison. The unit is led by a pair of the rarest commodity at a school the size of Rockford (three-year starters) in bruising middle linebackers Brent Showers and Randy Garvin. Showers […]

Rams offensive outlook bears familiar look

By RANDY GREGORY   The 2013 forecast for the offense of the Rockford varsity football team has a familiar look in that nearly the entire unit is new. It is a common issue in high school football to have so much turnover, but it is even more pronounced at Rockford where the competition for starting […]

Rock Polo 8-0 for Jenison and Ann Arbor Tournaments

Art-in-the-park

By DEBORAH VANDYKE   Rockford’s junior varsity men’s water polo team played their second tournament of the season in Jenison on August 23 and 24. Sophomore Jason Vickery scored the first goal, establishing the tone for the entire tournament. Team co-captain Alec Cutler and sophomore Sam Sikkema were the high scorers with five goals each. […]