Rams women’s track claims OK Red title

Samantha Mette wins the 100 hurdles event with a time of 15.41.

The Lady Rams track and field team continued their OK Red tradition of excellence by winning their 13th conference title of the last 14 years this past Friday evening, May 21, at Jenison High School. Rockford scored a total of 191 points to easily outdistance runner-up East Kentwood, who finished with 147 points. The Lady […]

[Continue reading…]

Rams lacrosse takes two of three

Long stick Cooper Sturr and goalie Elliot Vickers stop East Grand Rapids' attack.	Photo by SUE POUBA

by MIKE KROLL On Saturday May 15, Rockford’s boy’s lacrosse team beat Okemos 11-10 in a double-overtime thriller at Okemos High School. The game was a testament to perseverance, conditioning and plain old hard work. As senior captain Cooper Sturr said after the game, “We just worked harder at the end, and our conditioning paid […]

[Continue reading…]

Lady Rams elevate game to play in regional championship

SP-water-polo

When the Rockford women’s water polo team kicked off their season in mid-March with the traditional Early Bird Tournament, many of their opponents didn’t take them too seriously. They had a young new coach, a junior goalie in net, and only five returning seniors, and those seniors hadn’t played much with the incoming juniors the […]

[Continue reading…]

Veterinary practice believes in ‘family way of doing things’

Bridges Animal Hospital in Ada just 20 minutes from Rockford Denise Whittoft, DVM knew she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was just six years old. When she fulfilled her dream, she then realized she wanted to be her own kind of vet—a person like the old-fashioned family doctor who takes time to get […]

[Continue reading…]

East Kentwood defeats Rockford soccer in battle for league lead

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The annual conference game between the Rockford varsity girls soccer team and the East Kentwood Falcons is always a “clash of the Titans,” and Friday’s fight for the OK Red lead was no exception. The Rams and Falcons were mirror images of each other in many ways, but one small fact made […]

[Continue reading…]