Rams baseball enters key stretch after perfect week

The Rockford varsity baseball team moved their record to 8-2 (4-0 OK Red) on the season after a 3-0 week that included a second consecutive sweep of an OK Red opponent. The Rams began the week by routing East Kentwood 10-3 on Tuesday, April 17 and followed that up with a hard-fought 4-1 decision over […]

Softball runs the table to move to 7-2

The softball team at Rockford High School rebounded from a disappointing 3-2 opening week with a perfect 4-0 stretch in the second week that included getting off to a 2-0 start in the OK Red. The Rams topped Sparta in a non-conference doubleheader at home on Monday, April 16 by scores of 9-4 and 5-1. […]

Majerle optimistic, proud as treatment nears finale

Parkinson’s disease has gradually taken away two of the greatest joys in Steve Majerle’s life. The neurodegenerative disease and its resultant effects took Majerle out of the classroom and off of the basketball court after a storied tenure in both instances. Majerle was originally diagnosed with the disease in 2003, but through the use of […]

Michigan father fights rule preventing son with Down syndrome from playing sports

More than 6,000 people have signed a popular campaign on Change.org started by the father of a high school student with Down syndrome in Michigan, who will be prevented from participating on his school’s basketball and football teams during his senior year. Dean Dompierre started the campaign on Change.org after the Michigan High School Athletic […]

SCHOOL BEAT

Accept and Respect Week, 2012 by KELLY AMSHEY, Assistant Principal East Rockford Middle School East Rockford Middle School held the second annual Accept and Respect Week in March. The purpose of the theme week is to encourage students and staff to come together and promote a positive environment in the building. This year’s week was […]