Rams to open season at Swinehart Field against Utica Eisenhower

By RANDY GREGORY   If by chance you are headed over to the east side of the state to catch the Rockford football team in action for the 2013 season opener on Friday, don’t head for Utica Eisenhower High School! I was perusing the internet and looking for the address of the Ram’s opening opponent […]

Women’s swim & dive kicks off season with a victory

by Deb Schremp   The 2013 Women’s Swim & Dive team is comprised of 31 swimmers and an amazing 13 divers this year. Head Coach for the team is Tom Parks, who is assisted on the swim side by Kevin Brown and Sami Jordan and on the dive side by Chad Randall and Dan Smith. […]

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 […]