Rockford team takes cake in state championship

Davenport University was the host to the Odyssey of the Mind state chamionships and Rockford teams had reasons to smile. The North Rockford Middle School Team A took the top honors in Weird Science. Pictured are Madison Doorn, Andrew Playford, Gretchen Kaye Parker, Mikayla Brown, Kallen Wolfer, Caleb Waldvogel, and Will DeMan. The team is coached by Debbie Playford and Sherry Brown.

Rockford team takes first place in state competition

It was a big win for the Rockford Odyssey of the Mind, who took first in the entire state. The state competition was held at Davenport University on Saturday, April 21. The East Rockford Middle School team took the win in the Odyssey Angels, Division II. Pictured are (back row, l–r) Joey Miller, Sean Lausin, James Anderson; (front row) Jaci Hagedorn, Grace Garner, Bridget Lass, and Rachel Cruden. Proud coaches are Sue Hagedorn, Jaime Lausin and Gail Lass.

Odyssey of the Mind teams soar at state finals

Breaking all records previously set, 14 Rockford teams competed at the state finals on Davenport University’s campus against the brightest and most creative students in Michigan. Teams traveled from all over Michigan to compete, from Suttons Bay to Brighton, and creative  teams converged to compete for the top two places that will reward them with […]

Weston signs letter of intent

Rockford varsity basketball Coach Jessica Yonkers (left) and Davenport University varsity basketball Coach Mike Williams (right) watch as Kimberly Weston (middle) signs a letter of intent to play basketball at Davenport next year.

Rockford High School senior Kimberly Weston will continue her basketball career next year at Davenport University while studying business. Weston signed her letter of intent on Thursday, Nov. 10. “I have always dreamed of playing college basketball,” said Weston. “Today, it feels like a part of that dream came true.” Weston, a point guard for […]

Local students named to Dean’s List at Davenport University

Davenport University has announced that several local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring/summer 2011 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a minimum 3.5 grade-point average while enrolled in at least nine credits of regular coursework. The local students who have been named to the Dean’s List […]