Rams boys lacrosse season ends in regional semifinals

Attack man  Mitchell Newton is shown in action against U-D Jesuit. Photo by MURRAY SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY

Rockford’s boys lacrosse team lost in a close battle on June 2 against U-D Jesuit in the Division I Region I semifinals of the state lacrosse tournament at Holt High School. The final score was U-D Jesuit 9, Rockford 8. Down 8-5 at the start of the fourth quarter, the Rams’ comeback fell just short […]

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Davison signs to play golf at Ferris State University


At BraeSide Golf Course, where Rockford High School players practice and compete, and joined by Coach J. Eric Cullum, Trent Davison signed his letter of intent to continue his sport at Ferris State University. Davison began his Rockford golf career as a freshman. He has continually improved and learned how to perform on the golf […]

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Nelson runs for District 73 representative

Tim Nelson

Tim Nelson, founding pastor of BridgeWay Community Church in Rockford, community leader and conservative Republican, recently announced his candidacy for State House of Representatives, 73rd District. “I will bring a fresh perspective and fiscal responsibility to Lansing to help better our schools, jobs and families,” Nelson pledged. “As a community leader, I have a strong […]

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It rained out our parade (and roads)

photo by Tom Scott

Many area Memorial Day Services were cancelled due to severe weather. In Belmont, the show went on, despite a deluge that began minutes after the 2 p.m. event began. Rockford and Belmont received the worst of the flooding after five inches fell in about an hour.

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Record champs among 2010 grads

MORE STORM DAMAGE—One rainy day can do a lot. The White Pine Trail was not spared the effects of a violent downpour Monday, May 31 that flooded streets and homes. Parts of the trail were washed right out and other sections suffered serious damage.

by TIM COOPER On Tuesday, May 25, Ram fans and family members gathered at the Rockford Freshman Center to celebrate a record-breaking group of graduates. “Over 40 members of Rockford’s senior class are going on to participate in athletics at the next level at Division I, II and III. This is a record for Rockford […]

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