Post season honors for several Rams lacrosse players

Roxy Rosema and DJ Lubs, senior team captains for their lacrosse teams at Rockford High School, are looking forward to playing lacrosse in college.

        by SUE POUBA The 2009 season was a series of firsts for Rockford’s boys lacrosse season. This year, for the first time since the inception of the boys lacrosse program, the Rams were victorious over both East Grand Rapids and Forest Hills Central teams. These two teams are perennial state powerhouses […]

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Rockford Rebels announce Players of the Week

Brett Nelson

  Brett Nelson and Seth Stephens were recently named Players of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending June 28, 2009. Nelson had a great week offensively by going 5-11 and has displayed a great attitude while working hard all season. Stephens picked up two wins pitching for the […]

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Cub Scouts say ‘thanks’ to Crestwood School

A good job done! Pictured are (l–r) Jimmy Helm, Evan Coberly, Jake Carlson, Sean McLellan and Ryan Harrell.

The tiger crouched down in the jungle in front of Crestwood Elementary School and watched as the bear and wolf went by. As soon as they passed, he was ready to spring into action. No, wild animals have not escaped the zoo and invaded Rockford. But the Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelo Scouts from Pack […]

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Classifieds – July 7, 2009

HELP WANTED Mystery shoppers earn up to $100 per day. Undercover shoppers needed to judge retail and dining establishments. Experience not required. (877) 715-3339.      p28 ______________________ FOR SALE 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 […]

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Proposed sports fields would bring millions to area

IF WE BUILD IT THEY WILL COME—The proposed West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) Ten Mile Road Athletic Complex. According to the WMSC, the field would host youth and amateur sports teams every weekend of the baseball/softball season and bring millions in revenue to the area.

Millions of dollars would come to the area if a proposed sports complex is built on Ten Mile Road. According to Mike Guswiler, Executive Director of the West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC), this area was identified in a study as being ideal for a sports complex. “We really took a look at this and had […]

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