Rams return bulk of 34-4 squad

A 2014 campaign that saw the team establish school records in wins (34-4) and multiple pitching records ended in a stunning 2-1 district final loss to Lowell. But with established veterans returning at multiple positions the 2015 Rockford baseball team will look to pick up right where they began last season. Nowhere is the preponderance […]

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Rockford boy’s and girls rout Grand Haven in Track opener

The 2015 season kicked off for both the boys and girls with a dual meet against Grand Haven on Tuesday, March 31st at Grand Haven. The results for both meets was strikingly similar as the boys topped the Buccaneers 95-42 and the girls cruised by a count of 102-35. The boys won ten of the […]

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Rams baseball team off to hot start in 2015 campaign

Coming off of a record-setting 34-4 season in 2014 and returning as deep and talented a pitching staff as any school in the entire state of Michigan, the 2015 version of Rockford baseball kicked things off in overwhelming fashion last week. Rockford won their opener against Grand Rapids West Catholic 4-0 and held a 15-2 […]

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Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche Reader’s Genocide Concern

Recently a reader expressed dismay with efforts to remove Mute Swans of from the lake where he lives. The exotic swans cause problems and death for native ducks and geese by preventing their nesting. I know of at least one instance where a Mute Swan killed an elderly man in his boat. Mute swans compete […]

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Police/Fire first responder not the same as professional Emergency Medical Technician

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Citizen asks for clarification at Council   By BETH ALTENA   During Rockford’s regular City Council Meeting on Monday, March 9, a resident asked for clarification of the medical training of Rockford combined departments of police and fire. She had suffered a medical condition and went to Rockford City Hall to receive treatment, then was […]

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