Rams softball team outlasts Jenison 2-0

Lauren Pasciak blasts the winning hit.

  The most recent chapter in the well-documented rivalry between two of the area’s powerhouse softball programs-Rockford and Jenison-was an epic battle of will and grit. The battle was eventually won by the visiting Rams in 13 innings by the score of 2-0 behind the dominant pitching of Tricia Graham, great defensive plays, and the […]

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Rivals clash, Grand Haven beats Rockford girls soccer

Junior midfielder Jenna Lysne (#2) takes the ball up the sideline.	Photo by BRET DOUD

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The rivalry between the Rockford girls soccer team and Grand Haven goes back a long way, so every time the two teams meet, a battle ensues.  Three years ago, the Rams beat the Buccaneers for the district title. Two years ago, the Bucs turned the tables in the same game. Last year, […]

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Rockford girls lacrosse goes 2-2 for the week

Roxy Rosema (#12), Michon Moline (#13) and Taylor Hiner (#8) close in on Lauren McCarty from Catholic Central.

The Lady Rams had an up-and-down week, alternating wins and losses through four games.  In a conference battle against Grand Rapids Catholic Central, the Lady Rams lost a hard-fought game 4-3 on Wednesday, April 29. The Rams rallied back from the injury to defensive standout senior Shelby Smith, who injured her knee early in the […]

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Parsell signs letter of intent to attend GRCC

Mike Parsell signs a letter of intent with GRCC.	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Rockford High School is pleased to announce that varsity baseball’s senior captain Mike Parsell has officially signed a letter of intent with Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC). Parsell was recruited to play third base for the Raiders. GRCC is regarded as one of the top Division II baseball junior colleges in the country. The Raiders […]

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Girls water polo near upset at West Ottawa

Mary Keeley out-swims a Grandville player.	Photo by PATRICK KEELEY

by PATRICK KEELEY The West Ottawa Panthers water polo girls celebrated senior night at their pool when they hosted the Rockford Rams on Thursday, April 30. Rockford quickly took control with two goals and it looked like a Ram party instead. Then West Ottawa stopped the Rams’ next scoring try and scored themselves, and the […]

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