Cedar Sapiens set roots at Credit Union

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Cassandra Chartier, Pauline Merren and Josh Fortuna of Rockford Community Federal Credit Union show one of their Cedar Sapiens created by Georgia Donovan. by ANA OLVERA Placed outside of Rockford Community Federal Credit Union, at 3 N. Monroe St., are five Cedar Sapiens. They were created by Georgia Donovan, a member at the credit union. Donovan entered the Cedar Sapiens [...]

New dentist takes over retired Conklin’s practice

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

IT’S A DEAL—Dr. John Conklin (right) closes the deal of turning over his dental practice to Dr. Douglas Martin on the golf course. Douglas Martin grew up just 120 miles from Rockford, but after he earned his doctorate in dentistry, the Air Force and his following career took him all over the country. Now, with 23 years of experience and with plenty of progressive West [...]

Rockford boys run to fifth place at MHSAA finals

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

  The Rockford boys cross country team celebrates a fifth-place finish at state finals in Brooklyn, Mich. Led by senior co-captain Drake Veitenheimer’s All State performance, the Rams’ boys team moved up two from last year’s seventh-place finish in fifth place out of the 33 teams running at the state level. On Saturday, Nov. 7, a blustery fall afternoon—at [...]

RHS marching band places third in state

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Rockford High School’s marching band scores 84.9 for their performance of “The Four Freedoms” at the MCBA state championship, earning them third place.   The Rockford High School marching band took third place in the Michigan Competing Band Association’s (MCBA) Flight I state championship at Detroit’s Ford Field on Saturday, Nov. 7. The band’s exceptional [...]

Rockford boys water polo takes sixth state championship in seven years

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rams—including fully clothed coaches—celebrate victory in the pool. Photo by GORDON PETERSON Rockford finished a storybook season with a thrilling 11-10 victory over East Kentwood to capture the 2009 Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) boys state championship. The Rams (30-12) won their sixth state championship in seven years with an exceptional display of [...]
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