Gas station blaze brings response from three departments

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Fire trucks and personnel from three fire departments responded to a blaze at an American Gas and Oil structure fire on Division Avenue in Sparta on Thursday, January 28 at around 3 p.m. The Sparta Fire Department was first on the scene and called for backup of trucks and firefighters after fire was discovered in […]

Boys ski to first-place finish at Cannonsburg

Julie Daukss takes first place in slalom and fourth in giant slalom to help the Rams to a fourth-place finish at Cannonsburg on Tuesday, January 26.

  Each team sends six racers down the hill, with racers taking two runs each of slalom and giant slalom (GS). Their combined run times determine their overall individual score in each event. The team score is determined by the placement points of the top four finishers. When a team is able to place all […]

Rams win gymnastics dual meet at home

The Rockford gymnastics team hosted a dual meet against Lowell High School on Wednesday, Jan. 20. With an overall score of 139.05, the team took the meet, with Lowell scoring an overall of 119.40. The floor exercise brought out the highest scores of the evening, with senior Ali VanBelkum throwing an additional front handspring layout […]

Rams grab their champion share of last home dual wrestling meet

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by TIM COOPER  With the starting weight drawn at 140 pounds, Rockford’s Austin Scogg took to the mat first on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Rockford High School. Scogg’s opponent was a well-coached Niko Parks of East Kentwood. Apparently attempting to set the tone for the rest of the dual meet, the referee awarded numerous stalling […]

Rams hockey wins big at Mona Shores

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  Always a tough opponent, the Rams had to score early and often on the Sailors, and they did just that in the first period. Cantu put the Rams on the board first, scoring at the 13:19 mark with a nice setup assist from junior defenseman Mike VanderVelde, who also had a great night for […]