Rockford crew’s excellent season ends at nationals

Rockford Men’s Varsity 4+ team of Corey Fase, Mitch Hendershott, Andy Carley, Bryce VanderBerg and Rebecca Featherston finishes fourth in the nation at last weekend’s Scholastic Rowing Association of America National Championship in Camden, New Jersey.	Photo by CHRIS FASE

by MARY CLINTHORNE Six Rockford boats competed in the Scholastic Rowing Association of America National Championship last Friday and Saturday, May 25-26, in Camden, N.J. The championship drew rowers from 177 schools, 16 states, and two countries. Friday’s preliminary races advanced the Women’s Freshman 8+, Men’s Freshman 8+, Women’s Junior 4+, Women’s Varsity 4+, and […]

Rockford rowers compete in Boston

Rick Anderson wins the Head of the Charles Regatta Veterans Singles race.

                                On October 22 and 23, 11 rowers with Rockford ties competed in Boston’s prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta. “Head” races are three miles long and boats are started sequentially 12 seconds apart and race against the clock. Extremely […]

Ram football team awarded Academic All State honors

The Rockford Rams receiving second-place Academic All State honors are (front row, l–r) Zack Nelson, Spencer Sims, Adam Kroll, Connor Darby, Jesse Edick, Cameron Borg; (back) Coach Joe Schwander, Mark LaPrairie, Bryce Vanderberg, Austin Burris, Steven Mette, Colin Remtema and Coach Ralph Munger.

Congratulations to the Rockford Rams football team on receiving second place in the Academic All State Division I standings. The top four teams in each division recently received plaques honoring their achievements. The top four finishers for Division I were Holland West Ottawa with a 3.976 grade-point average, Rockford with a 3.924, Saline with a […]