December 15 2011

Rams blank Grandville 4-0 in conference tilt

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by GORDIE ANGUS Nate Hill (#24) attempts to pass the puck. Photo by KAMI LARSEN Studying your opponent is a significant role of a coach to prepare the team going into every game. “We knew we have better depth than Grandville and we knew we could wear them down with our attack,” said Rockford Head Coach Ed Van Portfliet. Wear them down, they did. Just over three [...]

Rams come out strong in first boys swim/dive contest of season

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Ram divers Devin Rittenhouse and Shane Phillips grab the top two spots in diving. Under Head Coach Tom Parks, the Rockford boys swim and dive team wasted no time getting down to business on Tuesday, Dec. 6, when they matched up against Byron Center in their first non-conference meet of the season, defeating them 114-72. In the first event of the night, the 200-yard medley [...]

Rockford grad helps GVSU to national championship game

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Rockford native Samantha Decker was part of the No. 2 Grand Valley State University (GVSU) women’s soccer team’s third straight appearance in the NCAA Division II national championship game. Decker helped the Lakers to an overall record of 20-1-4. GVSU finished the year ranked fourth in goals-against average (0.384), posted 16 shutouts and outscored their [...]

Rockford Rams cheer season a time for change

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by MARY JO HILLS Rockford cheerleaders give their fans and competitors a strong showing, finishing fourth in the Competitive Cheer Coaches Association of Michigan Scholarship Invitational. With a newfound confidence and in true Rockford spirit, the Lady Rams brought their “Time for Change” to the mat in the Competitive Cheer Coaches Association of Michigan Scholarship [...]
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