Second Place, 23 Medals earned by Rockford 9/10 Swimmers, Divers

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Very pleased with the outcome of the Saturday, Feb. 7, Freshman/Sophomore Swim/Dive Invitational, Rockford’s coaching staff couldn’t voice enough praises about their team. Rockford placed second behind powerhouse Zeeland, out of eight West Michigan schools (Byron Center, East Kentwood, Grand Haven, Grandville, Jenison and West Ottawa) competing in this event hosted by Grandville. “I couldn’t […]

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Competitive Cheer Squad Endures Ups and Downs

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER Competitive cheerleading is a sport of highs and lows. One minute or round or competition, the athletes and fans are relishing a best-ever score. The next they are wondering what happened. The sport’s subjectivity, like that in figure skating and gymnastics, is often confusing, with fans wondering how a flawless routine can […]

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Rockford’s Daukss and Dix Qualify for State Ski Competition

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Rockford’s regular ski season concluded on Tuesday, Feb. 3 with the final conference race at Cannonsburg Ski Area, followed by the regional competition on Friday, Feb. 13. In the end, Rockford girls and boys teams each finished in third place in the Greater Grand Rapids High School Ski Conference (GGRHSSC), behind Grand Haven and Forest […]

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Lady Rams Bowlers Reclaim OK Red Lead

The Rockford girls needed a sweep of this week’s matches against Hudsonville, Jenison and Grandville to reclaim the lead in the OK Red conference, and that is just what they did. The girls got by Hudsonville and Jenison (24-6 and 28-2), but undefeated Grandville was much tougher. Grandville got off to a good start by […]

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RHS Crew Teams Appointed New Coaches

Rockford High School Athletic Director Tim Erickson has recently appointed Tim Jacobs as the head coach for the women’s high school crew team and Greg Hobart as head coach for the men’s high school crew team. Jacobs has coached in various capacities within the communities of Rockford and Ravenna. He teaches physical education and wood […]

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