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Girls season ends in district opener 66-58

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a relatively familiar scenario of late that played out in the Michigan High School Athletic Association Class A district opener for the Rockford girl’s basketball team at Forest Hills Central on Monday, March 2nd. The Rams fell behind early and eventually trailed by 12 points at the half before rallying to make a game of it after three quarters. But the early [...]

At state, you can’t afford a game

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel   Kaitlin Bird made a bid for advancement in the Division 1 state individual bowling tournament March 7 at Sunnybrook Gold and Bowl at Sterling Heights. The Rockford senior finished in an 18th place tie in the first round of bowling that included all 60 qualifiers from regionals. She had games of 160, 211, 204, 191, 199, 206, for 1,171 to tie Juliana [...]

The Rockford-Sparta girls gymnastics

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford-Sparta girls gymnastics team reigned supreme as Division 1 state champions after the team performance Friday at Rockford High School. The Rams had a score of 147.975 to finish ahead of Canton (146.225), Grand Ledge (141.75), Howell (140.9), Farmington (139.875), Forest Hills (139.775) and seven other schools. Rockford had three girls that competed in all four [...]

Oxygen masks for pets donated to Plainfield Department

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Plainfield Township Board of Trustees recognized five children from a local family with a Certificate of Appreciation. Athea Deling, Xavier Deling, Xandria Deling, Kipp Deling and Mirage Deling save ten percent of their allowance for donation to a good cause. This year they researched and found many fire departments do not have oxygen masks for pets. The children [...]

ROCKFORD EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW ANNUAL GRANT

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

UP TO $25,000 TO BE AWARDED IN MAY   ROCKFORD, Mich., March 3, 2015 – The Rockford Education Foundation (REF) is launching a new annual grant to inspire innovation in education in the Rockford community, and will award up to $25,000 in grant funds to one deserving project this spring. Named the Founders’ Grant in honor of the visionary community members who [...]
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