O’Rourke brothers win regatta

John M. O’Rourke and his brother Don won the open sailing race at the 103rd Oliphant Regatta on August 1, 2009, on the shores of Lake Huron at Oliphant, Ontario. This is the first time the brothers have won this event.

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Squire travels with Rebels

    The Rockford Rebels youth baseball team recently took an edition of The Rockford Squire with them to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. The Rebels are coached by Mark Stephens and David Coughlin.

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North Court Netters make mark at 2009 AYBT National Tournament

North Court Netters’ sixth-grade team of (front, l–r) Kyliegh Egnatuk, Bailey Freeland, Mary Stoll, Meghan Datema; (back) Head Coach Scott Carlson, Kendra Dryer, Brandi Boehm, Janae Atwood, and Kendal Carlson (Justine Wolter not pictured) earn G6 Div. II runner-up honors

Two North Court Netters basketball teams attended the 2009 American Youth Basketball TOUR (AYBT) National Tournament in Fort Wayne, Ind., and both returned with trophies. The fourth-grade team was crowned G4-5 Division III national champions after defeating Findlay’s Future 24-17 in the championship tournament final. The sixth-grade team finished runner-up in G6 Division II after […]

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Classifieds – August 20, 2009

HELP WANTED Nanny wanted—child care for 2-4 children at various times, M-F, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 20 to 30 hours per week. Household responsibilities included. No weekends, nights or holidays. Must have references and reliable transportation. Clean driving record a must, background check will be done. $8/hour, starting Sept. 8. (616) 558-1481. p35 ______________________ […]

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Mitchell’s Run, picnic, auction this weekend in Rockford

READY, RUN—Runners take off last year. photo by Tom Scott

Annual event has raised over half a million for Project Parent MD by BETH ALTENA This weekend area residents—and runners from as far away as Israel, Canada and the United Kingdom—have the chance to be part of something big—and have a great time in downtown Rockford. The eleventh annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford starts at […]

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