Rockford Swim/Dive Team Places Seventh in State

The relay team of junior Derek Bothma, freshman Brian Wasberg, and seniors Tyler Augustine and Andrew Sakala receives medals. Photo by TRICIA AUGUSTINE

21 medals earned by DENISE WEBB The excitement level was like no other this past weekend at the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state finals as hundreds of swimmers and divers from 51 Division I high schools assembled at Eastern Michigan University’s Michael H. Jones Natatorium to determine the “best of the best” in […]

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Rockford Grad Voted Defensive Rookie of the Year

Jeremy Jones continues to make a name for himself at Wayne State University.

Jeremy Jones, a 2007 Rockford High School graduate and former football player under Coach Ralph Munger, enjoyed a stellar year as a red-shirt freshman at Wayne State University (WSU) and continues to make a name for himself. The Wayne State Warrior in 2008 was selected to the All-GLIAC Honorable Mention Team. He was voted WSU’s […]

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Sign Up Now for Basketball Camp

Applications are now being evaluated for the Ten Star All Star (TSAS) Summer Basketball Camp. The TSAS Summer Basketball Camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls ages 10 – 19 are eligible to apply. Past participants include Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill and Antawn Jamison. Players from 50 states […]

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Local Student Wins Prestigious Award

Courtney Fedeson is applauded by the Rockford Board of Education and guests for her community volunteer efforts. She earned $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. when she earned one of the state of Michigan's two top student volunteer awards.

by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Courtney Fedeson knows the importance of sticking to a project until it’s finished. In this particular case, $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. was the reward. Courtney, a seventh-grader at North Rockford Middle School, was awarded an engraved silver medallion that signified her selection as one of Michigan’s top two youth […]

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Our Greatest Natural Resource is Our Kids

by DAN ZANG Principal, Rockford High School “Kids these days…” This statement tends to be tossed around from time to time to describe our youth; I imagine out of frustration more times than not—perhaps a statement we run to when we don’t quite understand what our young people are thinking. I assure you, in my […]

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