Rockford Riptide shines at Super Splash Stroke Championship

Rockford Riptide swimmers perform the Hokey Pokey at a recent competition.

  The Riptide team is winding down its winter competitive season with some strong performances. More than 70 local Rockford Riptide competitive swim team members competed in the club’s recent Super Splash Stroke Championship. Eleven Riptide swimmers took first place in one or more events. They are Russell Brown, Alexa Caster, Stephan Cress, Jessica Cutler, […]

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Rams net win over East Kentwood, fall to Catholic Central

Noah Greco skates past an East Kentwood Falcon.

  The Rockford Rams varsity hockey team faced off against archrival and nemesis, the East Kentwood Falcons, on Wednesday, Feb. 24 on their home ice, and skated away with a hard-earned 4-3 victory. “This was a another true team effort that resulted in a well-deserved win for us. Everyone skated hard, played their positions and […]

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Rams girls basketball team win OK Red conference

The Rockford Rams girls basketball team celebrates its victory in the OK Red conference.

  The success of any team can be measured several ways. The Rockford girls basketball team set out at the beginning of the season declaring a set of goals: play united, play and practice with a positive attitude no matter what happens, and play as a team, not as an individual. The Lady Rams accomplished […]

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Rams win OK Red conference championship

Photo by GORDIE PETERSON

  Celebrating in their natural environment—in the water—Rockford wins the OK Red swimming and diving conference championship on Saturday, Feb. 27 at home. After three days of nonstop excitement, Rockford came out on top with 368 points, followed by Grandville (338), Holland West Ottawa (317), Jenison (294), East Kentwood (269), Hudsonville (240) and Grand Haven (186). […]

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RCS’ environmental program like no other

Several sixth-graders clean up at Frederick Meijer Gardens as part of Rockford Christian School’s environmental program.

by M. SOLLE The Rockford Christian School (RCS) campus sits on over 36 acres and overlooks beautiful Lake Bella Vista. To the average person, RCS is a “typical” Rockford school—stunning facility, large campus, academically excellent. Yet something many don’t know is that RCS has an environmental focus. RCS was the very first school in Kent […]

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