Rockford wrestling tops Grandville

Danny Apkarian tries to escape from Hudson's number-one-ranked Joel Varney. Apkarian, ranked ninth in Division I, upset Varney 4-3.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Rams get complete effort in dual meet win by TIM COOPER When the Rockford Rams took to the mat on Wednesday, Jan. 18 against Grandville, memories of losing to the Bulldogs last year were very strong. This year’s team was determined to prevent history from repeating itself. The Rams’ scoring opened in the 103-pound match […]

Review of Rockford baseball’s 2011 championship season

RAM PRIDE SPREADS LIKE WILDFIRE—Rockford's Ram pride made its way to Denver, Colorado on Saturday, June 18 during the Colorado Rockies and Detroit Tigers game at Coors Field. Congratulations, Ram baseball.

The Rams didn’t have anyone get drafted in the MLB draft this year. It’s not that they didn’t have talent—they certainly did. But they didn’t rely on the pitcher who throws 90+ or the hitter who hit 20 homeruns. What they did have was a never-give-up attitude, a mantra of GBED (Get Better Every Day) […]

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 […]