Duck, duck, what?

Rockford Squire editor Beth Altena snapped a picture of this crazy duck at a neighborhood park. The ducks in the pond were mallards and domestic ducks and mixes of the two. This one, however, stood apart (and a bit above with those long legs). Could any of our readers guess what the lineage of this strange bird might be. Email to squiremail@aol.com. We also welcome any interesting wildlife picture readers might like to share.

Splish Splash—Seventeenth winter jump in the Rogue nears

splashjazzbyKarenSalyer

All are invited to jump or watch Saturday, February 11, 1:00 p.m.  The Rotary Club of Rockford presents the seventeenth annual Sweetheart Splash on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm.  This winter fun event takes place at the Rockford dam is a community favorite.  Area “jumpers” brave the icy Rogue River with participants performing […]

Rockford wrestling tops Grandville

Danny Apkarian tries to escape from Hudson's number-one-ranked Joel Varney. Apkarian, ranked ninth in Division I, upset Varney 4-3.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Rams get complete effort in dual meet win by TIM COOPER When the Rockford Rams took to the mat on Wednesday, Jan. 18 against Grandville, memories of losing to the Bulldogs last year were very strong. This year’s team was determined to prevent history from repeating itself. The Rams’ scoring opened in the 103-pound match […]

Rockford Rams skiers finally begin season

Jake Lewis skis the slalom course.

The ski season got off to a slow start this year with the limited snowfall. Despite the weather, however, the Rockford Rams ski team has been training hard and is off to a strong start. They have been conducting training sessions up north—where the snow has been better and the terrain is more difficult—to improve […]

Lady Rams sign letters of intent

Six Rockford High School varsity volleyball players have signed national letters of intent to play volleyball in college next year. They are (pictured l–r) Sidney Rodriguez for Davenport University, Jessica Majerle for Grand Valley State University, Jen VanCuren for Aquinas College, Andrea Kacsits for Ohio State University, Murphy Heyer for Cornerstone University, and Halle Peterson for Michigan State University.