Varsity girls tennis takes 14th place at state finals

With an overall record of 10-1-1, Rockford’s girls varsity tennis team of (front, l–r) Jillian Haverkate, Alex Stembaugh, Michaela Young, Meliah Mead, Lindsay Gauger; (back) Anna Sinkevics, Katie Rachon, Lauren Korlewitz, Janelle Miller, Marjeanne Bothma, Heather Williams, Mackenzie Young and Coach Matt Drolett finish 14th at the state finals in Midland.	Photo by TIM GAUGER

With an overall record of 10-1-1, Rockford’s girls varsity tennis team of (front, l–r) Jillian Haverkate, Alex Stembaugh, Michaela Young, Meliah Mead, Lindsay Gauger; (back) Anna Sinkevics, Katie Rachon, Lauren Korlewitz, Janelle Miller, Marjeanne Bothma, Heather Williams, Mackenzie Young and Coach Matt Drolett finish 14th at the state finals in Midland. Photo by TIM GAUGER

by LIZ SINKEVICS

Rockford girls tennis Coach Tom Huizing last week commended his team for what he called “a magical season” following the Rams’ 14th-place finish at the state finals during the last weekend of May.

Winning matches under the blue skies of Midland were freshman Lauren Korlewitz at first singles, senior Jillian Haverkate and junior Katie Rachon at first doubles, senior Michaela Young and junior Mackenzie Young at third doubles, and senior Meliah Mead and junior Lindsay Gauger at fourth doubles.

After a bye in the first round, the unseeded Young sisters won a match against sixth seed West Bloomfield to reach the quarterfinals, where they lost to third seed Grosse Pointe South.

The Rams ended up tied for 14th with Clarkston, Grand Blanc and Port Huron, with four points. Midland Dow won with 30 points, and Ann Arbor Pioneer was second with 29.

            This was the first time in Rockford High School history that the girls tennis team qualified for state finals in back-to-back years. Three players-Haverkate, Rachon and senior Anna Sinkevics-were members of both state finals teams.

Overall, the team’s record was 10-1-1, with two first-place finishes and one second-place finish at invitationals, a tie for first at the OK Red conference tournament, a second-place overall finish in the conference by just one point and winning the regional tournament for the first time in school history. Haverkate, Korlewitz, Rachon and freshman second singles player Marjeanne Bothma were named as All-Conference players.

Huizing, a teacher at Rockford High School, was named Regional Coach of the Year. He was assisted at the state finals by JV-B Coach Matt Drolett.

According to the Michigan High School Athletics Association, state finals results for the Rams were:

  • Number one singles-first round: Korlewitz of Rockford d. Sarah Awe of Romeo, 6-3, 6-0; second round: number one seed Kelsey Dieters of Rochester d. Korlewitz, 6-1, 6-0.
  • Number two singles-first round: Tanya Joseph of Northville d. Bothma of Rockford, 6-1, 6-1.
  • Number three singles-first round: Alex Stembaugh of Rockford, bye; second round: Anna Parker of Rochester d. Stembaugh, 7-5, 6-4.
  • Number four singles-first round: Jenelle Miller of Rockford, bye; second round: number four seed Emily Lynch of Grosse Pointe South d. Miller, 6-1, 6-0.
  • Number one doubles-first round: Haverkate/Rachon of Rockford d. Kathleen McBride/Christine Mei of Ann Arbor Huron, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4; second round: number two seed Stephanie Kennedy/Michelle Guarino of Midland Dow d. Haverkate/Rachon of Rockford, 7-6, 6-0.
  • Number two doubles-first round: Michelle Orlando/Alyson Schafer of Grand Ledge d. Sinkevics/Heather Williams of Rockford, 6-4, 6-3.
  • Number three doubles-first round: Young/Young of Rockford, bye; second round: Young/Young d. number six seed Laurel Ruza/Aditi Rajagopal of West Bloomfield, 7-5, 2-6, 6-1; quarterfinals: number three seed Diana Dodge/Kiki Fox of Grosse Pointe South d. Young/Young, 6-1, 6-1.
  • Number four doubles-first round: Mead/Gauger of Rockford d. Gina Salazar/Lindsey Krasny of Grand Blanc, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4; second round: number three seed Alexa Arvidson/Julie Rampton of Ann Arbor Pioneer d. Mead/Gauger, 6-2, 6-3.
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Classifieds – June 4, 2009

HELP WANTED

LOOKING FOR TEAM PLAYERS. Will train. Flexible hours. Write your own paycheck. Call Lew Boersma, Coldwell Banker AJS-Schmidt/Rockford Office, (616) 866-4434.      b23

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Stites Eye Care in Rockford is looking for a personable, outgoing part-time (25-30 hrs.) optical assistant to compliment our great team. Drop off resumes to our office at 6840 Northway Drive in Rockford.       b23

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Job Opportunity in sales. The Cedar Springs Post Newspaper is looking for someone to sell newspaper advertising for our northern weekly. Work as a team with our eight-person crew. Looking for someone to devote a 40-hour week to building a client base of customers and friends. Work your job into a secure income. If interested, send resume or e-mail message to superman49@charter.net.      ftfn

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Mystery shoppers earn up to $100 a day. Undercover shoppers needed to judge retail and dining establishments. Experience not required. (877) 715-3339.      p23

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Friendly person wanted for customer service/sales job at The Rockford Squire newspaper. We are sad our associate just got the “dream job” he has been going to school for. The good news is we have an opening for one new co-worker. A friendly, outgoing, persistent individual will enjoy success here. For more information, call Beth at (616) 866-4465, e-mail to squiremail@aol.com, or fax resume to (616) 866-3810.      ftfn

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DAYCARE

CHILDCARE OPENINGS-now accepting summer enrollment. Limited openings, infant through school-age children. Call Wee Folk for a tour! (616) 866-4740.      b25cp

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NOTICES

Bag Sale at Round Again, 213 East Division, Sparta, June 4-6. (616) 887-2414.      b23

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FOR SALE

Beautiful World Market round glass-top black wrought-iron dining room table with four black wrought-iron chairs, and upholstered seat cushions, $300. (616) 874-1889.      f23

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Generator, 8,400-watt porter cable with 200-amp auto-transfer switch, $1,695. Hot tub, six-seat, like new, $900. 50-gallon natural gas hot water heater, $35. (616) 863-0834.      p23cp

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Great deal on camera and gear-Pentax digital, 10D, 10.2 megapixel, with 3 lenses, filters, 3 memory cards up to 4 gig, 2 battery packs and chargers Pentax 3-80 Z flash unit. This is a professional photography package at a great price, $1,000 for everything. Invested $2,000 one year ago. Call Tom at (616) 678-4322.      ftfn

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Kitchen cabinets-good shape, medium brown, full set. Asking $1,000. Call (616) 874-7702 for more information.      ftfn

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 AUTOMOBILES  FOR  SALE

1998 Florida-owned Pontiac Bonneville SSEI. 60,000 miles. $6,500. (616) 863-0834.      p23

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GARAGE SALES

Rockford two-family garage sale-8060 Sheridan Trail, Friday-Saturday, June 5-6, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Clothing, baby items, furniture, household items. Books, toys and so much more. Off Kies between Myers Lake and Blakely.      f23

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Community Parking Lot Sale-June 6, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Crossroads Church, 8331 Myers Lake Rd. Music, auctions, food and fun. www.crossroadsonline.net.      b23

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Yard Sale/Arts & Crafts-June 13, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Salisbury Park, Sand Lake. $10 non-refundable donation reserves 10’x12′ space. Proceeds to benefit Beth Miller, Sand Lake Village Clerk. Call Bruce to get spaces. (616) 773-8142 or (616) 636-8787. Leave message.      b23cp

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Deer Run Vantage Point Sale-Friday-Saturday, June 5-6, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 20 Mile, west of Algoma.      b23cp

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Rockridge East II Association Neighborhood Garage Sales- June 3, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and June 4-5, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Located in the Rockridge East Development on Pleasant Meadows Dr., near the corner of Myers Lake and 10 Mile.      f23

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6th annual 1/2-off sale-fishing, tackle, lots of misc., new and used items. Buying old outboard motors. 15441 Meddler Ave., Gowen. (616) 984-2814. Thursday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.      b23cp

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Retired elementary teacher sale-loads of books, tapes, games, printers, office supplies, furniture, dishes, Tupperware, jewelry, electric piano, household. Something for everyone. 1120 Linda, off Muskegon St. June 5-6, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.      b24cp

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Garage Sale at 5870 Eleven Mile Rd. Furniture, home decorations, women’s and girls’ clothing, new SAAS shoes size 11, walker, books, games, sheet music, TV and DVDs and players, and much more, June 12-13, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.      p23cp

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WANTED TO BUY

Boat trailer for 14-foot aluminum V-hull boat. Call (616) 866-4465 or (616) 363-5123. Ask for Beth.      ftfn

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 CLASSES AND LESSONS

Guitar Lessons-Learn guitar the RIGHT way and enjoy it for a lifetime. Lessons also on banjo, fiddle, mandolin, dobro, etc. Call Joe (616) 874-8582.     btfn

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SERVICES

I’d like to mow your lawn this summer and do odd jobs. Ask for Mike. Call (616) 884-0498 or (616) 980-6035.      p23

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Preserve your memories-award-winning film student offering transfer of photos and video to DVD format. High quality. Affordable. Call (616) 914-2749.      p34

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Power washing-protect your investments! Siding, decks, patios, garage floors, fencing, RVs, and more! Environmentally perfect detergents. Licensed and insured. Call Rockford Power Washing (616) 204-7667.      p34

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I’ll design your flier, brochure, business card for a low rate! Other graphic design also available. Over 17 years experience. Professional design guaranteed. Flier design starting at $30. References available. Call Melanie Ragsdale at (616) 889-9082 or view design samples online at ragsdaledesign.com.      ftfn

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LOST AND FOUND

LOST-Jack Russell Terrier dog, brown head, white body, brown spots on main body. Missing since Saturday, May 16. Last seen by 10 Mile Rd./Myers Lake Rd. (616) 835-1971.      ftfn

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FOUND-car keys found at Townsend Park, Sunday, May 10. Call to identify, (616) 874-6819.      ftfn

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FOUND-Siamese-mix cat on Blakely and Belding roads on Thursday, April 30. Call (616) 874-7099 or (616) 915-0805.      ftfn

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FOUND-all-black male cat. Long hair. Found near 11 Mile and US-131. (616) 866-9831.      ftfn

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LOST-male gray cat. Riverwoods area. Last seen on Sat., March 14. (616) 866-0686.      ftfn

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FOUND-Jostens silver class bracelet with initials “D.A.M.” in gold lettering. Found at Sparta Chevrolet. Please call Anna at (616) 887-1791 to identify.      ftfn

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LOST-11-year-old black-and-white male cat. Declawed, right ear misshapen. Last seen on Hessler Dr. in Rockford on Friday, Feb. 20. Call (616) 874-1702, leave a message.      ftfn.

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LOST-female beagle with pink collar, last seen around the Childsdale/White Pine Trail area on Saturday, February 14. (616) 696-0367.      ftfn

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FOUND-gift certificate and a large book found on corner of River Chase and Greystone on New Year’s Eve. Call (616) 450-4939 and identify.      ftfn

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FOUND-Chevrolet keys with keyless remote. Found in parking lot at 355 Northland Dr., next to MI State Police station. Call (616) 866-7050.      ftfn

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LOST-cockatiel, gray, one year old. Talks, whistles, friendly. Lost on September 8 from 18 Mile and Algoma area. Please call (616) 696-0839.     ftfn

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FOUND-Chrysler key found in the Courtland and 11 Mile Road area. Please call The Rockford Squire at (616) 866-4465.     ftfn

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LOST-small Siamese female cat, seal point, spayed. Lost west of river in Rockford near Jericho and Cahill. $50 reward! Call (616) 866-1021.     ftfn

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PETS AND SUPPLIES

For Sale-one-year-old large Parti-poodle, white with black spots. Needs good home with a high-energy person or family. Great with children. Paid $600, will sell for $200. (616) 874-9881.      p23

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Free-three kittens. One gray, one black, one black and gray. Two females, one male. Also free: one older female cat. Call (616) 788-8664.      ftfn

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Free-one calico cat, 2 to 3 years old, indoor/outdoor, plays well with kids. (616) 696-9225.      ftfn

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The Rockford Squire’s “Free” and “Lost & Found” classified ads are free of charge. Call (616) 866-4465 by noon on Monday to place your ad in next Thursday’s issue.

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Rockford’s top ten academic graduates honored

In a large school district like Rockford, with 610 students in the graduating class, earning top 10 academic honors is an incredible achievement. Rockford’s top 10 students are an example of excellence for our district. If you see any of these students in the future, congratulate them on their hard work and wish them well in their future endeavors. Rockford will be proudly represented in these students as they work toward their next accomplishments.

Allison Dodgers

Allison Dodgers

Allison Dodgers is the tenth-ranked student in the 2009 Rockford High School graduating class. With a grade-point average (GPA) of 4.527, Dodgers is the daughter of Chuck and Karen. Her favorite subjects in school include choir, literature, science and math. In addition to working hard on academics, Dodgers participated in school musicals, “Oliver” in her junior year and “Beauty and the Beast” this year, where she played Mrs. Potts. She also takes private voice lessons, does volunteer work and is active in her church youth group.

Dodgers plans to major in biology and has the long-term goal of going into the medical field while remaining strongly affiliated with her church, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and becoming involved in missionary work.

Lena Sims

Lena Sims

Sharing the rank of the eighth-highest graduating senior is Lena Sims, the daughter of Connie and Les. Sims graduated with a GPA of 4.546. The classes she found most enjoyable at RHS include physics and accounting courses. The student-athlete also competed in crew for three years. Sims is a member of the National Honor Society and is a volunteer for C-Snip. She will attend Ohio State University to study business, but has not yet decided on a business specialty. She has not made a decision on what her career will be, but it will be in the business field, perhaps in the financial world. 

 

 

Trevor Holloway

Trevor Holloway

Trevor Holloway is the sixth-ranked RHS class of 2009 graduate. The son of Donald and Lela, Holloway graduates with a GPA of 4.570. Among Holloway’s favorite subjects are AP physics and AP chemistry.

A student-athlete as well as an accomplished academic student, Holloway also participated in crew and marching band. He played in the wind ensemble band, is a National Honor Society Member, has been a Boy Scout, and is active in community service and his church.

Holloway will attend Purdue University where he plans to study aerospace engineering. He plans on a career in engineering or as a missionary pilot.

Marie Albano

Marie Albano

Graduating fourth in her RHS class of 2009 is Marie Albano, daughter of Lawrence and Karen. Albano graduates with a GPA of 4.607. She said her favorite classes include science and math courses.

Albano is a two-year member of the National Honor Society, a two-year participant in band, and is a six-year student-athlete competing in crew. She has been a CVS/Pharmacy summer intern at Ferris State University (2008), has volunteered on mission trips, including her fourth this summer, and has earned the Girl Scout Gold, Silver and Bronze awards. She has worked since the summer of 2007 at the Grand Traverse Pie Company.

Planning on attending Niagara University, Albano will study biochemistry. She plans to become a nuclear pharmacist. 

Patrick Kolehouse

Patrick Kolehouse

Rockford’s second-highest graduate in academic achievement is Patrick Kolehouse, son of Don and Debie. Kolehouse graduates with a GPA of 4.646. Among his favorite classes at RHS, Kolehouse counts math, science, government and history. In addition to his academic interests, Kolehouse has been involved in theater and camp counseling. Next year, Kolehouse will attend Denison University and plans to pursue higher education post-graduation. Kolehouse is still exploring his options before deciding on a major of study. 

Rachel Doud

Rachel Doud

Rachel Doud is one of two students who share the ranking of number eight in her graduating class. She is the daughter of Bret and Nancy. Doud graduates from RHS with a GPA of 4.546. Favorite subjects at school for Doud are math and science; advanced conditioning. In addition to academic studies, Doud is a student-athlete competing in soccer. She is the president of the Rockford National Honor Society and is a member of BridgeWay Church Youth Group. She has taken missionary trips to New Orleans, La., and Neebish Island.

Doud will attend Hope College next year and plans to go on to medical school. She is undecided in her major, but does plan to become a doctor.

Allison Stephens

Allison Stephens

Ranked number seven in academic achievement for her graduating class is Allison Stephens, daughter of Maureen and Robert. Stephens graduated with a GPA of 4.561. Her favorite classes at RHS include English, literature and Spanish. In addition to her academic accomplishments, Stephens was also a student-athlete competing in golf and cheerleading. She is a member of the National Honor Society, student council and the president of the Rockford Youth Initiative. She has been a blood-drive coordinator, Special Olympics coach, a Relay For Life team captain, and a student guide.

Planning to major in education, Stephens will attend Grand Valley State University honors college. She hopes to become a special education teacher.

Rick Dykstra

Rick Dykstra

Graduating fifth in his class this year is Rick Dykstra, son of Steve and Yvonne. Dykstra counted among his favorite classes math and science. A student-athlete, Dykstra competed in cross country, where he was captain of his team. He is also involved in his church youth group.

Dykstra plans to attend Wake Forest University, where he will study chemistry or biology. He is considering going into medicine.

 

 

 

 

Kyle Trimble

Kyle Trimble

 

Rockford’s third-highest graduate is Kyle Trimble, son of Jeff and Julie. Trimble graduated with a GPA of 4.641 and counted biology and literature as among his favorite courses at Rockford. Trimble is a National Honor Society member, has been an officer of Rockford’s Youth Initiative, has been a Special Olympics coach and a member of the Roller Hockey Club.

Next year, Trimble will attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., where he will major in biology. He plans to move on to medical school after his undergraduate career is complete, and eventually become a doctor.

 

Nicole Stegmeier

Nicole Stegmeier

Rockford’s top graduating student for the RHS class of 2009 is Nicole Stegmeier, daughter of Jeff and Cindy. Her graduating GPA is 4.676. Stegmeier said her favorite classes include physiology and other science courses. This outstanding academic student is also a student-athlete who competed in tennis. She is a National Honor Society member and a volunteer for the American Cancer Society.

Planning on attending the University of Michigan next year, Stegmeier plans to major in pre-medicine with the career goal of becoming a heart surgeon.

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Rockford remembered our heroes Monday

memdayRockford joined the country remembering our fallen heroes on  Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.  Many celebrations include arts and craft booths, entertainment, pig roasts, and parades with lavish floats.

In contrast, Rockford’s traditional Memorial Day celebration, sponsored by American Legion Post 102, focused on the true purpose of the holiday-to honor the men and women who have given their lives to defend our freedom.

As City Manager, Michael Young said in his remarks at the City Cemetery as part of today’s events, this is not a day meant to mark the start of summer, to open the pool or the summer cottage, or when our biggest decision is what to cook on the grill.

It is day when we take time to remember.  It is a day when we stop to honor those who have paid the ultimate price to serve our country.  

We will have our opportunity to celebrate the pleasures of our lives in a few weeks during our annual Start of Summer Festival.  We will stuff ourselves at food booths, wander through arts and craft booths, watch our children gather candy thrown from floats of every imaginable type along our parade route, and shout out the obligatory oooh’s and aahhh’s during the fireworks displays.  

But today is not a time for that in Rockford. Memorial Day in Rockford is marked more reverently.

This year, as in the past, a modest parade featuring veterans, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and the Rockford High School Band proceeded along Main Street.  It stopped between Courtland and Bridge Streets for the playing of the National Anthem, a prayer, and some comments honoring heroes from the area and elsewhere.

The parade then proceeded through town to the City Cemetery where a simple ceremony included Star Spangled Banner played by the junior high band, a prayer, comments from Michael Young, and a 21-gun salute.  Red and white carnations were then placed on veterans’ graves, after which the solemn sound of Taps was heard echoing from the distance. 

Memorial Day was first celebrated in the 1860’s as a day set aside to decorate the graves of fallen Civil War soldiers.  In fact, it was originally known as Decoration Day for that reason.

Over the years, its meaning evolved to include the honoring of those who had died in all of America’s wars.

In 1971, Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday to be celebrated the last Monday in May, creating a three-day weekend.

This Memorial Day in Rockford hundreds of people-including entire families with children of all ages-followed the parade the entire way.   Some walk, some ride bikes, some roller blade, and some drive, but all were there for the same reason -to keep the true spirit of this uniquely American holiday alive. 

It is a brief but inspiring experience. If you have never attended it, you may want to plan on doing so next year. Mark it on your calendar, Monday, May 31, 2010 at 9 a.m. You’ll be glad you did.

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Rockford crew finishes big at National Regatta

Showing off their first-place awards—and new uniforms—is the women’s freshman eight team of (front, l–r) Emily Prus, Kendall McConnohie, coxswain Rebecca DeKorne, Kaitlyn Fugate; (back) Jessica Wheeler, Kendra Bilardello, Kate Fraser, Kara Korson, Andrea Galloway and Coach Tim Jacobs. The team claimed first place in their event at the Scholastic Rowing Association National Regatta in Princeton, N.J. on May 23.

Showing off their first-place awards—and new uniforms—is the women’s freshman eight team of (front, l–r) Emily Prus, Kendall McConnohie, coxswain Rebecca DeKorne, Kaitlyn Fugate; (back) Jessica Wheeler, Kendra Bilardello, Kate Fraser, Kara Korson, Andrea Galloway and Coach Tim Jacobs. The team claimed first place in their event at the Scholastic Rowing Association National Regatta in Princeton, N.J. on May 23.

On Thursday, May 21, four Rockford crew women’s boats embarked on a journey that would prove to be a very successful weekend at the 75th Scholastic National Regatta in Princeton, New Jersey. The best crew teams gathered to compete against the best of the best at Mercer Lake to find out who is top in the nation. The four Rockford women’s boats that made the long trip included a freshman eight, junior four, lightweight eight and a varsity four, all qualifying at the Midwest Scholastic Rowing Championship in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Rockford girls crew team took first place overall at the championship in Ohio, making Rockford the best girls crew team over the entire Midwest. The championship gave Rockford the title of being the best of nearly 50 of the best teams from across the entire Midwest and Canada.

The Scholastic National Regatta ran 183 events over the course of Friday and Saturday, May 22-23. The events encompass over 330 entries from teams as far south as Miami, Florida and as far north as Maine and several Midwest states.

The national junior four boat contained coxswain Danielle Frick and rowers Megan Korson, Maddie Anderson, Camille Pulver, and Rebecca Markham. The boat easily transferred to the semifinals. The Saturday semifinals ended impressively, ranking them in the top 12 in the nation.

The national varsity four also had an impressive run over the two days. The boat consisted of coxswain Jenny DeNike and rowers Olivia Kacsits, Christine Kasper, Darcy Peck, Michelle Kuhn and alternate Alicia Dickinson. The varsity four advanced through the preliminary rounds to set them up in the semifinals with a third-place finish. The girls then went on to finish first in the petite finals. This grand finish landed them a seventh-place finish overall.

The national varsity lightweight eight boat housed coxswain Danielle Teft and rowers Raechel Wrona, Claire Harding, Shelby Jacobs, Christiana Scofield, Molly Guthrie, Richelle Huizenga, Jane Vandervelde, Katina Goad, and alternate Chloe McColgan. The eight worked their way through their heats to the finals. In the final heat, the girls pulled out an amazing fifth-place finish against some of the fastest boats from across the country in their division.

The freshman crew with coxswain Rebecca DeKorne and rowers Emily Prus, Jessica Wheeler, Kendra Bilardello, Katelyn Fraser, Kendall McConnohie, Kara Korson, Kaitlin Fugate and Andrea Galloway had no idea where their undefeated record would take them as they went into competition on Friday at nationals. Blowing out all the competition along the way, the freshman crew easily transferred to the finals. Even though the freshman boat earned the fastest qualifying time, it was no secret that the final was loaded with crews that would definitely give the Rockford freshman crew stiff competition.

With 250 meters in the final race, the crew was down by a boat length to the very tough Radnor High School crew out of Radnor, Penn. Giving every ounce of energy, heart and soul, the freshman girls were able to shoot out ahead by seven-tenths of a second to capture a first-place finish and earn the outstanding title of “national champion.”

The girls’ head coach, Tim Jacobs, was assisted at nationals by Mike Anatuma and Bridgette Mast, both assistant coaches for the girls team.

The Rockford crew teams brought home an impressive 12th-place finish as well as three top ten finishes, a seventh, fifth and a national championship title.

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