Rockford girls tennis hails victorious against Grandville 5-3

Rockford’s girls varsity tennis team defeated Grandville in a nail-biter Wednesday, April 21 on Grandville courts. All four Rams singles—Lauren Korlewitz, MJ Bothma, Alex Stembaugh and Jenelle Miller won their flights. Grandville’s two and three doubles beat Rockford, but it was Rockford’s one and four doubles that went to third sets each. Rams’ first doubles […]

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Rams softball team earns split with Grandville

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Graham strikes out 17 in loss A lot of great softball was played last Thursday at Grandville High School as two of the OK Red’s best teams battled to a split of a doubleheader as conference play got under way. The Rams of Rockford scored three runs in a decisive fifth-inning rally in game two. […]

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Lady Rams water polo faces tough opponents in well-fought games

Senior Natalie Beeg scores for the Rams.

Coming off their six-day grueling schedule, the Lady Rams varsity and junior varsity teams traveled to East Kentwood High School on Tuesday, April 20 to take on the Falcons. The JV “loaned” three players to East Kentwood for a scrimmage, which they won handedly 13-4, with contributions from players across the roster. Freshman Adrianna Craft […]

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Fish to dance for joy in Rogue River

Steve Anderson’s son, Chad, no small man himself, stands beneath the centerpiece steelhead of the “Water Dance” sculpture he helped his dad create.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL One of the most popular entrants in last year’s 2009 ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids was “Nessie,” who finished in sixth place in the inaugural event. Kids, in particular, loved “Nessie” as she regally floated in the Grand River while tethered to the Blue Pedestrian Bridge in the heart of […]

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Three on ballot for Rockford Board of Education

David Keller, Incumbent

School election Tuesday, May 4 With Charles Boekeloo stepping down after over a decade on the Rockford Board of Education, there will be at least one new board member elected Tuesday, May 4. Along with incumbent David Keller, two other men, Jason Clauser and Timothy Lewis, have thrown their hats in for consideration. Keller has […]

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