Weather damage causes closure of portion of Fred Meijer White Pine Trail

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment recently announced that a three-mile section of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail in Kent County is closed due to mud slides and washouts from the recent storms. The closed area extends from Belmont Avenue east of Belmont to House Street, which is southwest of the City of […]

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Rockford OM teams sweep top 10 spots at world competition

Six Rockford Odyssey of the Mind teams participated in the world finals competition held at Michigan State University in East Lansing from May 26 to 29. Rockford has been involved in Odyssey of the Mind for 22 years and, for the first time, all teams competing at the world level placed in the top 10. […]

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Lady Rams softball claims district championship

The Lady Rams varsity softball team earns a district championship victory.

The Rockford varsity softball team won the Division I district championship at Northview on Saturday, June 5. The Rams edged the host Wildcats in the semifinals as junior Lexi Bettig’s hard grounder to second drove home sophomore Kayla Tykosky with the only run of the game with one out in the bottom of the seventh […]

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Rockford softball Senior Night a sweeping success

Rockford softball seniors (front row, l–r) Morgan Ruchty, Haley Pattok, Karli Showers and Lauren Pasciak are surrounded by their teammates and coaches.

On Tuesday, June 2, the Lady Rams varsity softball concluded their regular season with a doubleheader sweep of the Fighting Scots from Caledonia by scores of 6-0 and 11-1. It was Senior Night, and the Rams’ senior athletes celebrated their final games on the Rockford High School varsity field in fine style. Senior centerfielder Lauren […]

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Rockford girls soccer falls to Reeths-Puffer in district final

Al Huyser looks up to send the ball upfield. Photo by KELLY LYSNE

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER As the announcer counted down the final seconds of the district final Saturday afternoon at Grand Haven High School, the Rockford girls soccer team watched the championship slip between their fingers. The Rams had outshot Reeths-Puffer 15-7 in the title game, but their fiery opponents outscored them 3-2 to capture the win. […]

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