Rockford girls soccer overcomes sorrow to succeed

Emily Cowan winds up to shoot.

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER Sorrow played a heavy hand against the Rockford girls soccer team in the last two weeks, but for those 80 minutes out on the field, the Rams were able to overcome their grief and play great soccer. They won two of their three games in the midst of their despair, and even […]

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Rockford women’s crew takes another first

The Rams women’s lightweight eight boat of (l–r) coxswain Dani Tefft, Raechel Wrona, Andrea Galloway, Molly Guthrie, Lora Gleghorn, Emily Prus, Lyndsey Felty, Chloe McColgan and Stephanie Sawicki defeats the Ann Arbor Skyline boat.

With weather conditions less than ideal, the Rockford women’s crew team proved that neither wind nor rain could keep them from their goal of defeating one of the best crew teams in the state. In a tri-meet against Ann Arbor Pioneer and Ann Arbor Skyline, Rockford took to the water to show what they were […]

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Lady Rams lacrosse team survives scare against EGR

Wednesday evening on a gorgeous spring night, April 28, the Rams girls lacrosse team traveled to Mehney Field to take on the Pioneers from East Grand Rapids (EGR). EGR proved to be less than hospitable in the game’s first nine minutes, as they raced out to a 7-0 lead. That deficit is the largest the […]

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Little League ribbon-cutting ceremony opens new athletic complex

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Despite skies that produced rain throughout much of the morning, a giant step toward a bright summer was taken Saturday, May 1 when Rockford Little League (RLL) began its season with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at East Rockford Middle School (ERMS). The skies cleared in time for the ceremony, which officially opened the district’s new athletic […]

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Annual girls lacrosse ‘pink’ game to benefit Rockford Relay for Life

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The inspiration for the Rockford girls lacrosse team to do this came from former Rockford lacrosse player Alysse Tefft, who is a cancer survivor. In the middle of her 24 hours at Relay for Life in 2008, Tefft left the Relay to compete in a lacrosse game and then immediately returned to complete her 24 […]

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