Secretary of State visits Rockford Boy Scouts


Michigan’s Secretary of State, Terri Lynn Land, was the guest speaker recently at the weekly meeting of Rockford Boy Scout Troop 264. After congratulating the Scouts on their upcoming 100th anniversary, Land informed the Scouts that her office sends out the official congratulatory letter from the state of Michigan for Scouts achieving the rank of […]

Dinner celebrates culture, diversity

About 100 people gathered at the Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA for the Rockford Diversity Committee’s annual Bridges Dinner to share great food and to learn about different cultures. While Michele Lussky showed the kids some fun games that celebrated diversity, the adults listened to Martha Gonzalez-Cortes, CEO of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, […]

Rockford girls soccer wins league opener

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by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The Rockford girls soccer team opened the league season with a formidable win against Hudsonville Friday night, April 16, but against non-league opposition last week, they faltered. The Rams, now 2-2 overall, beat the visiting Eagles 4-1, taking advantage of four different scorers on the blustery, cold night at Rams Stadium. On […]

Rams JV water polo wins Jenison tournament


Grueling six straight days of games intense When the Rockford women’s water polo teams returned from spring break, they had their work cut out for them, as in six consecutive days of games. For those familiar with this grueling sport, this means something, especially since Friday and Saturday consisted of multiple games as part of […]

Rams rule Rockford softball invitational

Rockford’s varsity softball team of (front, l–r) Haley Pattok, Lauren Pasciak, Karli Showers, Morgan Ruchty; (middle) Molly O’Rourke, Katie Chapin, Mary Zeboor, Peyton Wells, Kayla Tykosky, Isabelle Mudgett, Hanna Pattok, Leah Oliver; (back) Tricia Graham, Alli Hickox, Lexi Bettig, Assistant Coach Ralph Munger, and Head Coach Casey Munger-Dunham achieves three mercy wins in one day during the Rams’ own invitational on April 17.

On a blustery Saturday, April 17, that saw the wind chills remain in the 20s and 30s all day long, the Rockford Rams varsity softball team saw their bats heat up as they blew away the competition with three consecutive wins, each shortened by the mercy rule. The Rams defeated Kenowa Hills 12-1 in the […]