January 14 2010

Healthy living begins with Health & Fitness Festival

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The beginning of the new year is a time many evaluate health and fitness goals. Rockford Public Schools can help establish those goals. On Saturday, Jan. 30, Rockford Community Services (RCS) will host the third annual Health & Fitness Festival. This year’s festival is sure to be a crowd pleaser and will have something for everyone. Kids can take the “healthy [...]

School board leaders honored this month

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Carol A. Hillman David M. Keller Miles J. Postema Charles F. Boekeloo   Laura L. Featherston Tamara J. Schollaart   Randall C. Sellhorn Governor Jennifer Granholm and the State Board of Education have recognized January as School Board Recognition Month, and Rockford Public Schools is joining 552 local and 57 intermediate school districts across the state to thank these [...]

Rams hockey splits pair at Walker Classic

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Thomas Soupal gets the puck in scoring distance for Rockford. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE Thomas Soupal checks Kenowa Hills' player to take him out of the play. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE The Rams varsity hockey team split a pair of games last weekend, Jan. 8-9, at the annual Walker Classic. Although both were hard-fought games against very formidable opponents, [...]

Boys, girls remain undefeated in OK Red bowling

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After only one conference match this week, the boys and girls bowling teams remain undefeated in OK Red conference play. Seniors led the way for both teams with Nick Vandrunen and Aaron Dennis shooting two-game series scores of 253-243 (500) and 225-228 (453) respectively, defeating the Hudsonville boys 20-10. Christina Miller and Katie Schmock shot 221-201 (423) and [...]

Rockford hosts Flip Flop gymnastics invitationa

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by JANE NOFFSINGER The Rockford gymnastics team hosted the annual Flip Flop Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 9. The event brought 17 teams to compete in four rotations, showcasing both Division I and Division II talent. Rockford Orange placed fifth with an overall score of 137.275. Senior Ali VanBelkum took the Division II floor event with a score of 9.35 and placed third [...]
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