Four tennis athletes named All-Conference

Named as OK Red All-Conference players are Rockford girls varsity tennis athletes (l–r) Jillian Haverkate, Katie Rachon, Marjeanne Bothma and Lauren Korlewitz.	Photo by SCOTT MEAD

by LIZ SINKEVICS A record number of four members of the Rockford Rams girls varsity tennis team were named as OK Red All-Conference players, according to Coach Tom Huizing. The players are Lauren Korlewitz at first singles and Marjeanne Bothma at second singles, both freshmen, and the first doubles team of senior Jillian Haverkate and […]

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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

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 […]

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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 ______________________ 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 […]

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Rockford’s top ten academic graduates honored

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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 […]

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Rockford remembered our heroes Monday

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Rockford 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 […]

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