G.R. Jr. Pacers Wheelchair Basketball Prep Team takes second in nationals


The Grand Rapids Junior Pacers Prep Team traveled to Denver, Colo., April 10 and 11 to take part in the 2010 National Wheelchair Basketball Association Championships. The team came home with the national runner-up trophy, with the national champion Bay Area Rollers (San Francisco) team barely squeaking by. The Jr. Pacers took first place at […]

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Scramble proceeds to benefit Rockford boys golf programs

Did you know that one of the top golf teaching professionals in the world is a former Rockford golfer? Or that the assistant golf coach at the University of Michigan is a former Rockford golfer? To create a certain amount of “living history” within Rockford High School’s golf programs, former Rams golfers and athletes are […]

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Rockford Lacrosse wins regional opener

Adam Kroll celebrates the winning goal against Okemos.	Photo by SUE POUBA

Rockford’s boys lacrosse team knocked off West Ottawa in the opening game of the Division 1, region 1 state high school lacrosse tournament on May 26. The final score was 7 to 5 at West Ottawa High School. The Rams scoring was led by junior midfielder Erik Datema, who scored three goals. Attack man Mitch […]

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Relay 2010 great for ducks and bucks

Rockford firefighter Phil Vincent with wife Liz and sons Dylan, 4, and Logan, 13 months.

Despite receiving a dousing, this year’s Relay for Life participants stuck it out for the 24-hour event held May 22 and 23 at North Rockford Middle School. With money still being counted, by the end of the event, the total for Relay 2010 stood at $340,000, even higher than last year’s tally at that time. […]

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No soldier forgotten

by M. SOLLE No matter what your view of the United States Armed Forces, as Memorial Day approaches and we pause to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice so we can have our freedom, let us not forget those who are still fighting to preserve those freedoms for us and for future generations of […]

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