Lady Rams cross country claims state runner-up honors

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

  The Lady Rams of Rockford claimed second place at the cross country state finals at Michigan International Speedway. The runner-up finish is the best for the Lady Rams since 2003, when they were second place in the state, and cements them as the state team of the decade. “Being state runner-up is pretty incredible,” stated Coach Benjamin Watson. “It is the best [...]

Women’s cross-country team earns Academic All State honors

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jane Hawks Taylor Manett The Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association (MITCA) recently recognized the Lady Rams cross-country team of Rockford as being Academic All State. Team Academic All State is scored much like a cross-country race in that a school submits their seven state finalist runners’ grade point averages (GPAs) and record the average of the top [...]

Johnson signs letter of intent for GVSU

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Cailie Johnson signs her national letter of intent to play volleyball for Grand Valley State University (GVSU) while her father, Chuck, signs the parent portion. The letter was signed on November 17 at Rockford High School with Johnson’s coaches, family and teammates in attendance. GVSU Coach Scanlon said, “I have enjoyed watching you play over the last year and I [...]

Residents, officers already feeling pinch of closed courtroom

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

INCONVENIENCE—Morey Butler is frustrated he can’t pay a ticket at the Rockford court on Wednesday, November 11. His wife Joanne forgot to hang her handicapped sign in her car and received a ticket. “We live in Howard City. It is inconvenient that we will have to drive to Grand Rapids now. We don’t like this at all,” Morey said. “I’d like to say to the judge [...]

Host families sought in Rockford area

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Have you ever wanted to travel around the world and learn about different cultures? CASE Exchange Student Programs would like to invite you to see the world without leaving home, by hosting a foreign exchange student from South America, Europe or Asia for the upcoming school year! Each year, CASE provides high school age students the opportunity to travel to the U.S. and [...]
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