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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Rockford crew finishes big at National Regatta

Showing off their first-place awards—and new uniforms—is the women’s freshman eight team of (front, l–r) Emily Prus, Kendall McConnohie, coxswain Rebecca DeKorne, Kaitlyn Fugate; (back) Jessica Wheeler, Kendra Bilardello, Kate Fraser, Kara Korson, Andrea Galloway and Coach Tim Jacobs. The team claimed first place in their event at the Scholastic Rowing Association National Regatta in Princeton, N.J. on May 23.

On Thursday, May 21, four Rockford crew women’s boats embarked on a journey that would prove to be a very successful weekend at the 75th Scholastic National Regatta in Princeton, New Jersey. The best crew teams gathered to compete against the best of the best at Mercer Lake to find out who is top in […]

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