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 [...]

Unable to come back, Rams’ season comes to end

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Zack Nelson (#64) tackles the Holt ball carrier. Photo by TONY ANDERSON by TONY ANDERSON The Rockford Rams hosted the Holt Rams on Saturday, Nov. 14, for the regional football championship. The game was a rematch of week two, which was dominated by Rockford. Playing a team two times in one season and getting a victory is an extremely hard thing to do, and Rockford was [...]

Rockford Register — November 18, 2009

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Wednesday, Nov. 18 Downtown Rockford Holiday Lighting Ceremony—Enjoy carolers and a band at 5:45 p.m. at Peppler Park (near the dam) prior to the lighting at 6:00 p.m., presented by Rockford Chamber of Commerce and City of Rockford. Messages of peace from Mayor Chi Chi Rogers and Mayor Pro-Tem Steve Jazwiec will be presented, and the traditional lighting countdown will [...]
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