Rockford grad beats Aquinas’ oldest track and field record


The men’s distance medley relay record has stood at Aquinas College since 1972. The quartet of Jerry Gumbleton, Mike Sweeney, Wayne Steanich and Ryan Sexton had the record of 10:16.34. Fast forward 39 years to Saturday, Feb. 12, when the foursome of (pictured l–r) Grant Gunneson of Rockford, B.J. Klotz of Forest Hills Eastern, Nick […]

Three wrestlers advance to state finals

Robby Gorton works to turn East Kentwood's Matt Franklin. Gorton will join teammates Austin Scogg and Tyler VanRooyen at the Palace next weekend.

Team season ends by TIM COOPER The Rockford wrestling team entered their regional competition on Wednesday, Feb. 16, looking for a way to make up points against Hudsonville, who beat the Rams 39-20 two weeks prior. Knowing that, Coach Brian Richardson adjusted his lineup in hopes of obtaining more favorable match-ups. Hudsonville grabbed an early […]

Rams swim/dive team finishes 10-0 on Senior Night

Senior Ben Fredrickson swims the 100 fly.

There couldn’t have been a more appropriate occasion for the Rams to host Senior Night than on their last OK Red dual meet of the season at Rockford’s home pool on Thursday, Feb. 17. It was a bittersweet ending to a perfect conference dual meet record, as the Rams beat the Grandville Bulldogs 196-116, making […]

Be on the lookout for the varsity competitive cheer team!

They will be doing their annual pop can drive the weekend of February 26 and 27 during Mid-Winter Break. Any donations will be welcomed. Thanks for supporting the Rockford varsity competitive cheer team.

Rockford cheer season ends strong


The Rockford Rams hosted the MHSAA District I competitive cheer tournament this season. Thirteen teams throughout West Michigan competed in an action-packed tournament. The Lady Rams brought a spark to the mat with a round one score of 212. Sixteen back tucks led the way to the highest marks of the season in round two […]