Rockford crew claims first place three years straight

Rockford’s medal winners and coaches for the Indoor Spring Sprints are (front row, l–r) Jake Madsen, Austin Burris, Alex Welsh, Olivia Kacsits, Sam Tefft; (second row) Assistant Novice Women’s Coach Chris Scoffield, TJ Jacobs, Andrea Galloway, Mitch Griffiths, Lindsey Melvin; (third row) Assistant Men’s Coach Tim Vallier, Assistant Coach Seth Koch, Women’s Lightweight Coach Bridget Mast, Men’s Head Coach Greg Hobart, Men’s Novice Coach Eric Bennett; (back row) Assistant Coach Rob Johnson, Women’s Head Coach Tim Jacobs, and Assistant Women’s Coach Mike Altuma. Not pictured is Ali Prus.

In a test of strength and endurance, the Rockford Rams crew team showed themselves to be the best in West Michigan by claiming first place at the Indoor Spring Sprints, held at Forest Hills Central High School on Saturday, March 27. This an annual event involves indoor rowing on ERG machines. Rowers are placed in […]

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Rams to improve rugby tactics after first loss


The opening game for the men’s Rockford rugby team was a heartbreaking defeat on Wednesday, March 24. The Rams controlled play early on, placing pressure on a Traverse City (TC) defense which was willing to bend but not break. Rockford worked the ball within the TC 22-meter line on a number of occasions, but came […]

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Rockford well represented at NAIA Division II national men’s basketball tournament

on Prins helps Davenport finish the season with the team’s best finish in school history.

To determine who was the best National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II men’s basketball team in the nation, 32 select basketball teams from around the U.S. gathered in Point Lookout, Mo. from March 10 to 16. Michigan had three very good teams qualify for the national championship this year. Of these three teams, […]

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Classifieds — April 1, 2010

HELP WANTED Assistant Sales Manager—local retail company is looking for assistant sales managers to join our team! Retail sales experience required. Building material experience a plus. Positions are full-time. Flexible hours include evenings and weekends. Benefits include paid vacation, 401K and insurance packages available. Please send resumes to PO Box 20351, Saginaw, MI 48602.      p14cp […]

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Cruden, optimist, faces adversity with confidence, compassion

Rachel Cruden 10, has recently been named as one of Rockford Public Schools' "Examples in Excellence" for 2010.

Rachel Cruden, 10, is the daughter of John and Lisa Cruden and sister to Andy, 9, and Hannah, 7, and has been named as one of the “Examples in Excellence” for 2010 through Rockford Public Schools. This hardworking student is committed to accomplishing her goals and is helpful to her teachers, her classmates and at […]

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