Dileo recognized as preseason All American

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Rockford Baseball is pleased to announce that junior catcher Tony Dileo has been recognized as a Preseason  Honorable Mention All American Catcher by Louisville Slugger. Dileo, the Rams’ starting catcher as a sophomore in 2010, led almost all offensive categories. He batted .447 with 16 doubles, 36 RBIs, and four homeruns. Dileo was selected to […]

Three girls sign to play college soccer

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Coach Steve Thomas (left) sits alongside three Rockford varsity soccer teammates (l–r) Emily Cowan, Sidney Benda and Melanie (Lanie) Esch on Friday, Feb. 4, as they sign to play soccer in college. The signing took place in the Rams Den at Rockford High School before families and friends. Cowan signed with Cleveland State University, Benda […]

Eagles win basketball championship

The Assumption Eagles from Belmont won the Catholic schools eighth-grade boys basketball championship by finishing the year with a perfect 8-0 record. Pictured are (front row, l–r) JJ Doman, Charlie Riddering, Brett Wildman, Alex Markules, Patrick Truskowski ; (back) Coach Pat Truskowski, Nick Buursma, Jacob Serra, Coach George Riddering, Travis Hoving, Liam Cowan, and Coach Mike Serra.

Communications company committed to customers

Mark VanDokkumburg of Coastal Communications AT&T welcomes customers to the business at 161 Marcell Drive in Rockford.

Mark VanDokkumburg, store manager of Coastal Communications, believes his company can offer customers the best of both worlds in product and service. “Our business is privately owned, but exclusive to AT&T, giving us the best of both worlds. We have the support of a large company, and yet we’re able to be as local as […]

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE

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Don’t believe everything you hear or read by CRAIG JAMES My mother always used to tell me to believe almost nothing of what you hear and only half of what you read (except in The Rockford Squire, of course, where you can always believe what you read… right?). With the advent of the Internet, it […]