Warm conditions haven’t slowed RHS ski team

Rockford’s Justin Meuser and Hank Wickering pal around after racing at Caberfae.

You wouldn’t know it by looking out your window, but this year’s high school alpine racing season is in high gear, despite the snow-deprived February landscape around us. After the late start, each week’s varsity race has managed to take place as scheduled. Rockford’s ski team continues to give it their all in a continued […]

Rockford boys swim/dive team turns back East Kentwood in OK Red

Rockford senior Devin Rittenhouse dives to a second-place finish.

For the first time this season, the large Rockford team was actually outnumbered by its OK Red opponent when it battled against East Kentwood on Thursday, Feb. 2. Despite the size of the East Kentwood team, the Rams had little trouble shutting down the Falcons, as they ended the meet with a 183-123 victory. As […]

Rockford bowling scores big with Special Treasures

SP-bowling

Most days at practice, the Rockford High School boys varsity bowling team is focused on improving their bowling scores. However, on January 19, they put their own practice aside to improve the lives of some very special kids by sponsoring a bowling clinic for the kids with special abilities. The experience of laughter, fun and […]

Cheer team charmed at local nail salon

The East Rockford Middle School cheer team enjoys a girls day out together, being pampered at A Charmed Life Nail Salon. The girls had a great time at the local business and had this picture taken as a memento of their day.

Auction raises $50,000 for Strong Kids

Photos by THOMAS A. JOHNSTON II

Generous donations, bidding for YMCA youth campaign An ambitious goal of raising $50,000 toward the Wolverine World Wide YMCA was reached with the support of generous donors and bidders, and those who benefit will be children from local families struggling financially. The Wolverine World Wide YMCA Healthy Kids annual auction was held Friday, Feb. 3 […]