April 19 2012

Rister awarded Chamber scholarship

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Ashley Rister The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is proud to announce that Rockford High School (RHS) senior Ashley Rister was named the recipient of its $1,000 college scholarship. A panel of 14 board members had the difficult task of poring over submitted applications and whittling down the list to the eventual winner. The applicants answered the timely question, [...]

Sights seen along the Rogue River Nature Trail

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Photo by CLIFF HILL Those pesky “Bucky Beavers” have been busy this past winter and spring above the dam and along both sides of the Rogue River. No tree, regardless of size, appears to be safe from “Bucky”! This huge tree, some 4 ft. in diameter (species undetermined) stands between the Rogue River Nature Trail boardwalk and the river about 70 ft. north of the [...]

Rams sweep opening round of OK Red contests

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by RANDY GREGORY It doesn’t take long to start conference play with a season as short as the high school baseball season is in Michigan. Rockford started defense of their OK Red title in an overwhelming manner with a pair of mercy rule-shortened routs of Muskegon. The Rams topped the Big Reds 15-0 in four innings at home on Wednesday, April 11, and followed that up with [...]

Rams start golf season at home

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The senior-heavy Rockford Rams took out the Grandville Bulldogs on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 10 at Braeside Golf Club in Rockford. The first match of the OK Red season was met with a strong northwest wind and snow with 20 mph winds and temperatures around 36 degrees. As the first group teed off, the first green was actually covered in snow. The Rams prevailed, [...]

Varsity water polo takes second at Jenison

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Adrianna Craft goes in for a goal. The Lady Rams varsity girls water polo team placed second in Jenison’s two-in-one tournament last weekend. At the Jenison Varsity/JV Invitational the Rockford High School girls varsity water polo team, currently ranked first in the state, started out aggressively against West Ottawa, but their opponent matched their tenacity for the [...]
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