February 9 2012

Warm conditions haven’t slowed RHS ski team

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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 [...]

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

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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. [...]

Rockford bowling scores big with Special Treasures

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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 newfound friendship was shared by all [...]

Auction raises $50,000 for Strong Kids

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Generous donations, bidding for YMCA youth campaign Photos by THOMAS A. JOHNSTON II 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 [...]
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