Darby, Zenner prepared to lead teammates on gridiron

Connor Darby (#2) and KC Zenner (#5) are elected as this year’s captains of the Rockford Rams football team.

by RANDY GREGORY As the dawn of a new football season sits on the doorstep, the Rockford varsity football team anxiously awaits the opportunity to step forward and make their mark in this 100th anniversary of the program’s inception. The extra work in the weight room, camps, conditioning, grueling two-a-day practices and preseason scrimmage are […]

Rams hold on in regional football final

Kyle Short returns the first of his two interceptions against the Grand Blanc Bobcats.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Rockford advances to face Detroit Catholic Central in semifinals  by TIM COOPER The goal for Coach Ralph Munger and his Rams in the regional final game was not necessarily to stop the high-powered Grand Blanc Bobcats’ offense. Grand Blanc, in the first two games of the playoffs, had run up 108 points, more than any […]

Rockford bursts past Holt, wins football battle of the Rams

Brandon Lubenow scores his second touchdown of the game after receiving a pass from Kyle Short.	Photo by JIM COOPER

by TIM COOPER Not since 2002 had the Rockford Rams lost two games in a row. Rockford hadn’t gone 0-2 to start a season since 1978. Only four times since 1950 have they dropped the first two games of the year. After a week one loss to Lowell, and the perennial state power Holt Rams […]

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 […]