Rockford baseball off to tremendous start

Mike Parsell slides into base during the West Ottawa game.	Photo by KANDI JEZAK

Last week was a busy one for Rockford varsity baseball. On Monday, April 13, the Rams hosted Greenville for a double-header and won both games. Later in the week, the boys split games with West Ottawa-away on Wednesday, April 15, and at home on Friday, April 17.   The Rams hosted their first tournament of […]

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Lady Rams tennis takes first at invitational

Showing off their medals are (front row, l–r) Alex Stembaugh, Katie Rachon, Jill Haverkate, Mackenzie Young and Michaela Young; (middle) Nicole Strobel; (back row) Lindsay Gauger, Marjeanne Bothma, Lauren Korlewitz, Meliah Mead, Jenelle Miller, Anna Sinkevics, Heather Williams and Coach Tom Huizing. 	Photo by SCOTT A. MEAD

by LIZ SINKEVICS Rockford High School’s girls varsity tennis team made it a clean sweep at an invitational hosted by the Grant High School Tigers on Saturday, April 18, by taking first place in every flight. The event also featured teams from West Catholic and Manistee high schools. The Rams also won their first three […]

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Rockford water polo snatches victory on last-second score against Hudsonville

Members of the Rams water polo team cheer after winning the game against Hudsonville.	Photo by PATRICK KEELEY

Loses to AA Pioneer at invitational by PATRICK KEELEY The Rams water polo team met Hudsonville at home on Thursday, April 16, in their first meeting since last year in the MWPA final game for the state title, and the fans were screaming for all 24 minutes. Rockford started the scoring and led 2-0 after […]

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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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