Rockford Education Foundation calendars available now

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

  The Rockford Education Foundation Community Events Calendar is available at a school, business or community organization near you right now. Look for student artwork each month and a 10% off coupon for a Rockford Community Education class. Do you want to know when the Rockford Harvest Festival takes place? Are you interested in the dates for conferences, school holiday [...]

Neumen selected to Girls All Tournament Team

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Alyssa Neumen (far left) is selected to the Girls All Tournament Team at the Indian Prairie Lacrosse Showcase in Napersville, Ill. Alyssa Neumen of Rockford was recently selected to the Girls All Tournament Team at the Indian Prairie Lacrosse Showcase in Napersville, Ill. Neumen was one of 11 girls selected from the three divisions, which is comprised of approximately 30 [...]

Rams JV soccer team defeats three in four hours

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Forward Ian Stankus (#22) moves the ball upfield. Photo by BRET DOUD by KURT BECKER  The Rockford junior varsity soccer team traveled to Hastings on Saturday, Aug. 22 to play in the Hastings Invitational. The format of this tournament was to play three games in four hours. The Rams junior varsity team—with new coach Stu Quackenbush, a former Rockford soccer player and [...]

In Your Own Backyard – September 3, 2009

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sea lamprey control planned for Grand River, Crockery Creek, Rogue River U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to sections of Crockery Creek in Ottawa and Muskegon counties and the Rogue River in Kent County to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. The applications will be conducted between Aug. 31 and Sept. 11 in accordance with [...]

Rockford water polo passes first test

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Senior Derik Bothma takes a shot. Photo by GORDON PETERSON Fans of high school water polo enjoyed two days of fast-paced action at the Rockford Invitational, August 28-29. Eight varsity boys teams, including seven of the state’s top 10, came to Rockford High School to test themselves in this early-season competition. The Rockford Rams, a perennial polo powerhouse, [...]
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