Ram football stars commit to college

Rockford head football Coach Ralph Munger stands with six of his senior athletes who have committed to play football on the collegiate level. From left, Nate Sanders,  Tyler Pratt, Neil VanderLaan, Brett Egnatuk, Colin Remtema and Parker Ehinger.

by BETH ALTENA Six Rockford senior football players put it in writing and have committed to the college of their choice. On Wednesday, February 9 Rockford head Football Coach Ralph Munger invited the public and the media to an honorary signing of letters of intent, delayed one week from the first legal day student athletes […]

Rockford Rams clip Hudsonville Eagles’ wings

Captain Brett Egnatuk leads the Ram defense as they hold

Rockford shares OK Red football championship with Grand Haven by TIM COOPER  The ninth and final week of the regular season found the Rams traveling to Hudsonville to take on the Eagles. Rockford’s offense, led by Brady Gent’s two touchdowns, defeated the Eagles 27-7, earning them a share of the OK Red conference crown. The […]

Rockford Rams ground the Falcons

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Sixth win puts Rockford in playoffs for 17th straight season When East Kentwood’s Braden Miller streaked past the Ram kickoff team to start the game, it appeared Rockford may have been coming out flat after their big win over Muskegon the week before. A minute and a half later, Ram running back Zach Schmuck raced past […]

Good night at the old ball park

Rams football captains Brett Egnatuk and Tyler Pratt. Photo by JIM COOPER

Rams shock Muskegon with 52-44 upset by TIM COOPER    From many people attempting, and few finishing, the gastronomical monstrosity that is the Fifth Third burger, to a rousing chorus of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” some traditions at Fifth Third Ballpark never change. On Friday, Oct. 1, the park renewed a tradition […]

Rockford Rams down Panthers in football

Ram linebackers Brett Egnatuk and Tyler Pratt

Rockford pulls off 14-7 upset of unbeaten West Ottawa by TIM COOPER  It’s rare for Rockford to be considered an underdog, but going into Friday night’s game in Holland against West Ottawa, that was the case. With the undefeated Panthers tied for the lead in the OK Red, the Rams found themselves trying to avoid […]