Rockford softball kicks off season with 3-2 record

by RANDY GREGORY The 2011 season got off to a rousing start for the Rockford softball team as the Rams swept Kenowa Hills by scores of 12-2 and 5-0 on Wednesday, April 11 at home. Rockford received the usually potent combination of solid pitching and hitting en route to the twin triumphs over the defending […]

Girls track powers off the starting line

Rockford High School senior Taylor Manett wins the 1,600-meter run against West Ottawa on Thursday, April 12. She also won the 3,200-mter run and ran the anchor leg of the winning 4x800 relay team.

by RANDY GREGORY The traditionally strong girls track team at Rockford got things off to a rousing start with a dominant week. The Rams kicked off the season with an overwhelming 119-18 win over West Ottawa in the OK Red opener on Thursday, April 12 at home. The Rams followed that up by cruising to […]

Rams prep for showdown with strong week

The boys track team at Rockford got the 2012 season underway with a resounding 111-26 win over West Ottawa at home on Thursday, April 12 in the OK Red opener. They completed the week with a second-place showing at the inaugural Rockford Track Invitational on Saturday, April 14. The Rams tallied 501 points to come […]

Rams varsity boys lacrosse hosts teams from across the state

Shaking the sand out of their sandals after Spring Break and with many groans upon their early return to practice, the Rockford varsity boys lacrosse team hosted three matches from across the state this past week. The Rams ended the week with two wins and one loss to their credit. Three tough opponents met the […]

‘Ragweed Blues’ makes local debut

Portraying characters in the 1930s comedy “The Ragweed Blues” are (l–r) John Bagin, Kirsten Bagin and Ajay Arora.

The era of Prohibition, speakeasies and wide-lapelled mobsters come to life with the upcoming production of “The Ragweed Blues,” an original American comedy presented by Rogue River Community Theater. Nearly four dozen actors are participating in the play, which runs April 26-29 at Kent Theatre in Cedar Springs. Set in New York City, “The Ragweed […]