616 wins water polo tournament

Water polo has been one of the success stories of Rockford High School athletics over the past decade or more. The state championships and winning seasons have been well-documented. Yet it seems the story does not end there. Several Rockford water polo alumni have teamed up with players from other West Michigan programs to form […]

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Rockford soccer team’s strength begins to show

Allison Huyser moves the ball toward the goal.	Photo by BRET DOUD

  by IAN PURVIS and JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER  The Rockford girls varsity soccer team may be one of the area’s best kept secrets, but the word is going to get out. After a dismal 1-0 loss to Grandville on Wednesday, April 15, the Rams came back with impressive shutouts against Hudsonville Friday night, April 17, and […]

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RHS to host charity volleyball tournament

The Rockford High School (RHS) volleyball team is hosting a charity co-ed 4-on-4 volleyball tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life at Rockford High School on Saturday, May 9. Tournament play begins at 10 a.m.             The tournament contains the following divisions:             Middle School (grades 6-8)             High School (grades 9-12)             […]

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Classifieds-April 23, 2009

HELP WANTED Grill cook, experience preferred. Must be able to work nights and weekends. Apply at Halfway Restaurant, 10792 14 Mile Rd., Rockford. (616) 754-9084.      b17 ______________________ $450 a week and up! We want you-production bonuses available. Join a great company and start a new job. No experience required, hiring immediately. We must open a […]

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Belmont Elementary’s Ethan Babcock: an Example in Excellence

Ethan Babcock

Hard-working student makes tasks fun for others Ethan Babcock, age 10, is the son of Dan and Kathy Babcock and brother to Trenten. Ethan is Belmont Elementary’s Example in Excellence because he is a person who always tries to do his best and throws himself whole-heartedly into all of his endeavors. Staff at Belmont say […]

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