Rockford wrestlers take on state’s best

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jake Byers receives one of his six near-falls against Jenison on December 16. Photo by JIM COOPER On Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Rockford Rams wrestling team traveled to Jenison for a dual meet against Division I’s 10th-ranked team. In the 130-pound match, Rockford senior Jake Byers once again showed his dominance, this time wrestling against Jenison’s Nick Lovell. In [...]

Rockford gymnasts victorious in first quad meet of season

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School gymnastics team welcomed the Ludington Oreos, the Sturgis Trojans and the Freeland Falcons for the first quad meet of the season. Forty girls competed in four events—the balance beam, vault, uneven bars and the floor exercise—truly demonstrating the strength and dedication it takes to be a high school gymnast. Rockford came away with the [...]

Assumption BVM boys take first in basketball tournament

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball team took first place in the 2009 7/8-Grade Boys Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Assumption BVM School. After winning three straight games, the Assumption BVM boys battled for their fourth win—the championship—against St. Paul’s team. At the half, the score was 24-12, [...]

Rams hockey falls to Forest Hills Northeastern in overtime

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rams varsity hockey team lost a heartbreaker Wednesday night, Dec. 16, to cross-town rival Forest Hills Northeastern 5-4 in a hard-fought game that went into overtime. The first period was all fast-paced, hard-hitting, non-stop skating play as both teams played hard at both ends of the ice. Rockford finally broke the pace when senior forward Alex Fox found an opening [...]

Rams skaters fall in another close one

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

The varsity basketball Lady Rams’ Kimberly Weston (#3) gets a shot off to the basket while guarded by West Ottawa’s Ingrid Gallegos (#2) and Stacy Chandonnet (#42). The December 18 home game was close through all four quarters, but Rockford played their best in the final minutes and were able to over come the Panthers by a score of 49-43. The Lady Rams next play [...]
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