Girls track captures regional in overwhelming fashion

REGIONAL CHAMPS—The Rockford High School girls track and field team hoists their trophy after winning the regional championship at Houseman Field in 90 degree temperatures.

by RANDY GREGORY The weather wasn’t the only thing that was oppressively hot on Saturday, May 19, at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids. The girls track team from Rockford scored in every single one of the 17 events contested en route to amassing 170 points and claiming the title in the Division I regional meet. […]

Lady Rams cross-country team claims fifth place at state championship

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The girls of the Rockford cross-country program continued a long string of top 10 finishes this past Saturday, Nov. 5, when they claimed fifth place in the Division I MHSAA state championships. “Rockford has a long history of excellent finishes at the state finals, and this adds one more year onto that long string,” said […]

Women harriers claim runner-up at regional championship

Claiming second place in regional racing is the Rams girls cross-country team of (front row, l–r) Maegan Roach, Morgan Harney, Taylor Manett, Natalie Napolillo; (back row) Coach Lisa Miller, Lauren Brasure, Kerianne Schoff, Jane Hawks and Coach Ben Watson.

In a regional championship that featured three ranked teams in the state in addition to an honorable mention team, a close competition was brewing this close to Halloween, especially with state final qualification implications on the line. With the sixth-ranked Grand Haven Bucs, seventh-ranked Rockford Rams, eighth-ranked Hudsonville Eagles and Honorable Mention Grandville Bulldogs pushing […]

Lady Rams cross-country claims share of OK Red title

Ram sophomore Morgan Harney finishes in ninth place in the OK Red conference championship race, earning her All Conference honors.

In what is best categorized as improbable, the women’s cross-country team of Rockford won the OK Red conference championship race by defeating previously unbeaten Hudsonville and outdistancing second-place Grand Haven by 18 points. The Rams finished with 44 points to Grand Haven’s 62 and Hudsonville’s 72. The Rams, who went into the championship race in […]

Lady Rams cross country starts OK Red with victory

The Lady Rams of Rockford started their OK conference schedule with a victory over host East Kentwood Wednesday, Sept. 14. Seniors Taylor Manett, Jane Hawks and Sawyer Rocheleau led the way for Rockford in racing times of 19:21, 20:06 and 20:54, respectively. “Our seniors led the way for us and then our team depth proved […]