Inaugural Ice Festival Ball was a ball

Local magician Russ  Niedzwiecki debuts his “cool” trick, created with the expert help of ice guru Randy Finch of Ice Sculptures Ltd.  Photo by STACY NIEDZWIECKI—stacyn.com

“Let the Magic Begin” was the theme for the 2012 Ice Festival, and begin it did on Friday night with the first ever Ice Festival Ball. The Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC) hosted the event at Blythefield Country Club (BCC). Ninety people gathered for a delicious three-course meal by the BCC culinary artists. After dinner, […]

Crestwood Girl Scouts work on pet patch

Crestwood Girl Scout Troop #3551 worked on the Pet Care patch in January, and visited the Humane Society for a behind-the-scenes tour. The troop raised $110.50 and donated the money to the Humane Society.

Rockford hockey sinks Sailors

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Wednesday night, Jan. 11, the Rockford Rams varsity hockey team took on the Mona Shores Sailors in a game that would be a rematch from a game last year, where the Rams were embarrassed on the ice. This year’s team was seeking retribution as not one of them had forgotten that night. In the first […]

Rockford Christian boys win seventh-grade basketball tournament

Taking first place in the 2012 seventh-grade boys basketball tournament is Rockford Christian School. Pictured are (front row, l–r) Taylor Plekker, Max Isreals, Ben Burrows, Aidreen; (back row) Matthew Blanker, Conner Christophel, Mitch Mustert, Ben Brasser and Ryan Pisciotta.

Rockford Christian School (RCS) seventh-grade boys took first place in the Assumption BVM seventh-grade boys basketball tournament on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Assumption BVM School. After winning three straight games, the RCS team battled for their fourth win for the championship against the second-place Assumption BVM team.

RHS baseball player Stankus commits to play at GRCC

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Rockford Baseball is pleased to announce that senior Ian Stankus has verbally committed to play baseball at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC). Stankus was recruited to play middle infield and pitch for the Raiders. GRCC is regarded as one of the top Division II baseball junior colleges in the country. They have won five national […]