Former Ram baseball players part of GRCC JUCO World Series bid

Grand Rapids Community College baseball team celebrates their second-place finish in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association conference.

The Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) baseball team finished in second place in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) conference this year, just one game behind Kellogg Community College. They were 19-7 in conference and 39-22 overall. GRCC earned a berth to the regionals held in Battle Creek with the second-place conference finish. The […]

Rockford beats Kenowa Hills in district baseball opener

The Rams celebrate a district championship win.

Rams defeat Northview to win district title On Saturday, June 4, at Northview High School, Rockford won their first district game 11-2 behind another great pitching performance by senior left-hander, Joe Kropiewnicki. Kropiewnicki did what he has done all year, utilizing pinpoint accuracy and keeping the hitters off balance. Kropiewnicki cruised through the first and […]

Stephens signs to pitch for GRCC

Austin Stephens signs a letter of intent to play baseball with Grand Rapids Community College.

Austin Stephens, a senior left-handed pitcher for the Rams, has signed a national letter of intent to pitch for the Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) Raiders baseball team next year. Stephens accepted the scholarship offer from GRCC head coach Mike Cupples after a long and difficult evaluation process. Stephens had received scholarship offers from several […]

Last Saturday night was Rockford’s Homecoming and these local Freshman girls (all

Austin Stephens, a 17-year-old Rockford senior, has opened his own business to share core training with other athletes.

You’d think baseball would come easy to Austin Stephens, whose dad, Mark, played for the Detroit Tigers, Florida Marlins, Montreal Expos and the Montreal Brewers. The lanky lefty is six-foot, four-inches and weighs in at 185 pounds. Growing up with a dad as his pitching coach, Stephens was nevertheless frustrated as a freshman and then […]

Rams varsity baseball loses one, wins one against Eagles

Tony DiLeo hits a homerun in the third inning against Hudsonville to help the Rams win 5-4 at home on Thursday, May 20.

The Rockford varsity baseball team lost a pretty important game to Hudsonville on Tuesday, May 18 at Hudsonville. The final score after seven innings was 3-0. The loss will likely take them out of the running for repeating as OK Red conference champions. The Rams’ offense was held in check by Hudsonville junior pitcher Skylar […]