Rockford swim/dive team dominates invitational, earns 11 medals

Rockford’s swim/dive

  Yes, Rockford’s swim/dive team had an “epic, victorious, stupendous, awesome, sweet finish,” said junior Jared Martella, trying to best describe a day of indescribable feats. “Parks was even surprised,” added Martella, talking about Rockford’s head swim/dive coach Tom Parks. The invitational began Friday night, Jan. 8, with the diving portion. Sixteen divers performed 11 […]

Rockford ski teams opens season with first, second places

Dave Milewski

Excellent snow and mild conditions heralded the beginning of the 2010 ski season for Rockford and the rest of the Greater Grand Rapids High School Ski Conference (GGRHSSC) racing season Tuesday night, Jan. 12. With light snow falling and temperatures just below freezing, the Rockford team put on an impressive performance with the boys placing […]

School Beat — January 21, 2010

Recognize good things by MILES POSTEMA Rockford School Board Trustee During the past year, school board members, teachers, staff and administrators have spent a significant amount of time planning and responding to budget cuts from the state. We have asked for your help to get the message across to our legislators and you have responded. […]

Just Kidding — January 21, 2010


Rudy Kazoody’s announces winner Alex McCrone, a sixth-grader at East Rockford Middle School, was announced as the winner of Rudy Kazoody’s drawing last month for a 1.75-pound jawbreaker. Congratulations, Alex!           Easter Joy is blood red, Looks like Jesus, my Savior, on the cross, Smells like ice cream on a carefree […]

Second Hand Sale

All Kids , All Seasons, Pregnancy to Teen Girls and Boys Clothing, Toys, Sports Gear, Baby Gear, etc… Saturday, February 27 9 am to 12 pm $1.00 Admission to benefit the American Legion Auxiliary. No strollers…please! American Legion Auxiliary Post 102  330 Rockford Park Rd. (corner of Northland Dr. Between 11 and 12 Mile Rds.)