Rockford dominates own swim/dive invitational

Rams 200 medley relay team of (l–r) senior captains Josh Travis, Eric Chisholm, Bryan Wasberg and sophomore Craig Wasberg breaks the Rockford High School pool record at the Rockford Invitational with a time of 1:36.90 on Saturday, Jan. 7.

While the atmosphere was cold and dreary outside, the Rams—along with five area teams—were turning up the heat inside with some strong performances at the Rockford Invitational meet on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6-7. Rockford showed their dominance in the pool by scoring almost 300 points ahead of second-place East Kentwood. The final scores of […]

Rockford water polo achieves academic success

Rockford’s 13 Academic All State water polo players are (standing, l–r) Alex Savage, Cody Brown, Matt Vermeer, Mac Finnie, Nick Dulak, Bryan Wasberg, Allyn Kinney; (kneeling) Nick Willison, Grant Beach, Corey Fase, Mike Arend; (not pictured) Trenten Babcock and Josh Waldvogel.

As they prepare to defend their state water polo title on November 12, thirteen Rockford Rams took time out to receive Academic All State honors from the Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA). Eight of the honorees are juniors: Cody Brown, Nick Dulak, Mac Finnie, Allyn Kinney, Alex Savage, Matt Vermeer, Josh Waldvogel and Bryan Wasberg. […]

Rockford water polo opens conference play with win

Ram defenders Bryan Wasberg (#4), Justin Hulsebus (#20)

Rockford’s boys water polo team began defense of their OK conference crown last Wednesday, Sept. 15, with a convincing win over Zeeland. The Rams have won or shared the conference championship for the past 17 years, longer than most of this year’s players have been alive! The team traveled to Zeeland to square off against […]

Rockford’s Swim/Dive Team Wins OK Red Conference Title

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by DENISE WEBB How sweet it is to taste victory as the underdog! As West Michigan media favored Grandville as the next winner of the OK Red swimming and diving conference title, Rockford had much to prove as it entered the waters of the Jenison Aquatic Center during preliminaries on Friday, Feb. 27, followed by […]

Rockford Swim/Dive Defeated by One Point

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Rockford 157, West Ottawa 158 by DENISE WEBB There wasn’t a shortage of excitement on Thursday, Feb. 12, as the Rockford and West Ottawa swim and dive teams walked onto the natatorium deck, both undefeated. As bodies, arms, legs and water flew for more than two hours, the winner of the evening remained a mystery […]