Local student graduates from Messiah College

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford resident Alexandra Steed was one of 650 students to graduate from Messiah College on May 16 during the college’s 100th annual commencement. Steed graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in humanities. She was also part of the College Honors Program. Messiah College, a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, [...]

Raptors earn runner-up trophy at World Series

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Bringing home a World Series second place for the Rockford Raptors 13U baseball team is (front row, l–r) Matt DiLeo, Andy Woodruff, Bobby Wilson, David Sokol, Jon Stewart, Brent Showers, Andrew Searl; (back) Josh Neideck, Ryan Jerrils, Reid Kelley, and Kory Young. The Rockford Raptors 13U baseball team compiled a 9-2 record and finished second at the 13U AAA World [...]

Rockford National competes in District 9 Little League Tournament

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Out of 40 teams in the District 9 Little League Tournament, Rockford National went 4-0 in pool play, qualifying for bracket play—with the top 16 teams remaining in the tournament. In bracket play, Rockford lost to Zeeland 13-1, beat Southern East 10-3, and lost to Southern West 14-4. “These kids [ages 9 to 10] have played great, and have represented Rockford baseball [...]

Rockford Rebels announce Players of the Week

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Ryan Baumann   Connor Jackson Ryan Baumann and Connor Jackson were recently named Players of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending July 19, 2009. Baumann was 4-6 with two triples and three RBI. Jackson was 2-6 hitting, while pitching two strong innings in the Gonzoball Tournament on Sunday, July [...]

Obituaries – July 23, 2009

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Merren  Mrs. Ardith J. Merren, age 76, of Cannon Township, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 18, 2009. She will be greatly missed by her husband of 56 years, Jack; their children, Kevin (Debra) Merren, Cherry (Dan) Alexander, Kathy (Glenn) Gorton, Amie Merren and her special friend Jeff [...]
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