Auto Focus — February 18, 2010

Don’t change my tires without an electronics degree! by JON STELLEMA There’s one thing that never changes; that is Change itself. The horseless carriage compared to your modern automobile has morphed into a technological, 3,000-pound computer on wheels. And, yes, even the tires are now computerized! Well, monitoring the pressure in your tires is handled by […]

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Rockford Rams ice win over Pioneers 3-1

Thomas Soupal drives

  On Friday night, Feb. 12, the Rockford Rams varsity hockey team played the East Grand Rapids Pioneers for the second time this season. And for the second time this season, Rockford skated away with a well-earned victory. The Rams beat the Pioneers decisively in their first meeting, and the expectation was East Grand Rapids […]

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Ram wrestlers qualify 10 for regionals, prepare for Lowell rematch

Drew Scogg (135) takes

  by TIM COOPER After a long two-hour bus ride north to Traverse City, the Rockford Rams had to wait for their first opponent, as Traverse City Central and Traverse City West met in the first dual meet of team districts. The two Traverse City schools went to the final match of the dual meet […]

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Rockford girls basketball leads OK Red

Rockford sophomore Kimberly Weston fights for a loose ball in a win over Grandville.

  The Lady Rams rolled into Bulldog country Tuesday, Feb. 9, taking on Grandville in a rematch. This match-up seemed to be the most intriguing in the OK Red conference. After Rockford’s win last Friday over West Ottawa, the Rams climbed into a first-place tie with the Panthers (7-2). The Lady Rams are on the […]

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Rams men’s skiers place fourth at Marquette regionals

Michael Dix skis to a seventh-place finish in slalom for the Rams.

  On Thursday, Feb. 11, four area schools traveled more than six hours, along with five other Michigan teams to compete at Marquette Mountain in the Division I regional finals for downhill ski racing. With fresh snow and relatively mild conditions, the weather was perfect for the race. The steeper, longer slopes at Marquette also […]

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