Brady Gent

Rockford football wins playoff opener

November 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rams defeat West Ottawa for second time  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER Brady Gent fends off a Panther defender. Gent had two touchdowns in his 115-yard effort. Photo by JIM COOPER With the grueling OK Red conference schedule in the rearview mirror, the Rockford Rams began their drive to a state championship on Friday, Oct. 28. The 8-1 Rams’ first opponent in the [...]

Rams halt Buccaneers

September 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER Offensive lineman Ivy Johnson fulfills a lifelong dream by scoring a touchdown late in the fourth quarter Friday night. Photo by JIM COOPER Good things don’t always come in small packages. As running back Brady Gent was about to score his fourth touchdown to cap off a brilliant night, no one expected to see the ball pop out of his sure [...]

Rams wrestlers ground Falcons

January 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

VanRooyen only Ram in finals at Holt tournament  Peter Nugent works for a turn. Nugent finished seventh at Holt on Saturday. Photo by JIM COOPER by TIM COOPER The Rams fell behind the East Kentwood Falcons early in their dual meet on Wednesday, Jan. 19. Matt Franklin put his Falcons up 6-0 when he pinned Rockford’s Danny Apkarian early in the first period of their [...]

Second-half offensive spark pushes Rockford past West Ottawa

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rams district champs With his team trailing 13-7 at halftime, Coach Ralph Munger had one question for his players: “Is this how you want your season to end?” Brady Gent plows through the West Ottawa defense for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Photo by JIM COOPER The Rams, who had sputtered throughout the first half, opened the second half with a resounding “No” [...]