Austin Scogg

Ram wrestlers defeat West Ottawa, then take on Michigan’s best

December 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

by TIM COOPER CUTLINE 1: Tyler VanRooyen is the star for Rockford on Saturday, as he is the only Ram grappler to have a perfect 5-0 record. Photo by TIM COOPER Following a brutal tournament at East Kentwood in the opening weekend of the 2011-2012 wrestling season, the Rockford Rams hosted their first dual meets on Wednesday, Dec. 14. In the opening meet of the evening, [...]

Ram wrestlers Scogg, Vander Stel earn MVP

March 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

On Wednesday, March 16, Rockford wrestlers Austin Scogg and Eric Vander Stel were recognized for their accomplishments. Scogg earned MVP for the 2010-2011 varsity wrestling season for his hard work, talent and leadership. He has been a mentor to the Rockford wrestling team and like a big brother to Vander Stel. Vander Stel earned MVP for the 2010-2011 junior varsity [...]

Ram wrestler rises through adversity

March 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Scogg wins state championship for his mom by JIM COOPER A state championship is never a small feat. The hard work that goes into winning a title can never be emphasized enough. Unquestionably, it’s one of the greatest accomplishments most athletes who do will ever achieve. Austin Scogg poses with his mother Renee after winning the 152-pound state championship in [...]

Three wrestlers advance to state finals

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Team season ends by TIM COOPER The Rockford wrestling team entered their regional competition on Wednesday, Feb. 16, looking for a way to make up points against Hudsonville, who beat the Rams 39-20 two weeks prior. Knowing that, Coach Brian Richardson adjusted his lineup in hopes of obtaining more favorable match-ups. Robby Gorton works to turn East Kentwood's Matt [...]

Rockford wrestling falls to Hudsonville

February 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rams crown two champions at OK Red conference tournament  by TIM COOPER  The Rams started out in a hole, after the Hudsonville Eagles won the first two matches of the dual meet between the two teams on Thursday, Feb. 3. In the 140-pound match, Carl Nystrum of Hudsonville pinned Mick DeBoer in 1:42. At 145 pounds, Rockford’s Peter Nugent battled hard with highly [...]
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