First day with pads for football traditionally known as “christmas”

Photos by Sandy Oudshoorn

Rock Polo dominates first tournament of the season


by Deborah VanDyke   Rockford Men’s Water Polo hosted the first invitational tournament of the season August 16 and 17 at Rockford High School. Nine teams competed, including Rockford’s 32 players divided into A and B teams. Game 1 pitted Rockford’s B team against Okemos. Rockford beat them soundly with a score of 13-5. Sophomore […]

Street’s path leads to Frontier League

by RANDY GREGORY   Shane Street completed an excellent four-year career as a catcher for Spring Arbor University (MI) just a few short months ago. Despite battling a hip issue over the winter, he continued to amass better and better statistics year after year and concluded with his best season in 2013. But no professional […]

Rams reap benefits of new weight room facilities

by RANDY GREGORY   Rockford remodeled their weight room in 2012 and the football team is just one of many Ram squads that took advantage of the new equipment and improved their conditioning from top to bottom. With the continued increase in size and speed of athletes across the board on the gridiron it has […]

Opening Day on schedule for Nate Hurwitz Field, September 21

While details are still in the works, the field surface for the West Michigan Miracle League is being installed this week. Tony Comden, President of the West Michigan Miracle League says they are on schedule for their September 21 Opening Day and subsequent games. “We will then play games on September 28, October 5, and […]