Rams hockey parks Rangers, slays Dragons

It was good week for the Rockford Rams varsity hockey team. Wednesday, Jan. 18, they took on the Forest Hills Central Rangers. Just over five minutes into the first period, with the Rams on a power play, junior Cam Bathum lasered one past the Ranger goalie, who was well screened for the first Ram goal. […]

Ram cheerleaders inspire in OK Red

Terri Atwood performs a twist cradle in round three for the Rams.	Photo by MIKE HILLS

by MARY JO HILLS The Rockford Rams varsity competitive cheerleaders continue to make a stand in the OK Red conference. Finishing third at the Hudsonville Invitational on January 21, the Lady Rams had a season high score of 779. The Hudsonville Eagles finished first with a score of 806, followed by second-place West Ottawa’s score […]

Knights of Columbus crown free-throw champions

Five local girls, (l–r) Maggie Schichtel, Kinzie Keller, Cassidy Fought, Morgan Mikowski and Abby DeMaet, are named champions of the 2012 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.

Five boys and five girls from Rockford, ages 10-14, were named local champions of the 2012 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship and have earned the right to compete at the district level. Knights of Columbus Bishop Richter Council #7761 in Rockford sponsored the local competition at Our Lady of Consolation gymnasium. All youngsters ages […]

2012 REF Benefit Concert scores twice the laughs

Second City’s 5-headed “Dr. Know-it-all” answering audience questions.  (l to r) Eileen Montelione, Michael Kosinski, Rockford’s own Chris Schneider, Tawny Newsome, and Kick Rees.  Not pictured is emcee Daniel Strauss.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The Second City National Laugh Out Loud Touring Group returned to Rockford last Friday and Saturday night after a two-year absence. Squire readers will recall their single sold-out Rockford Education Foundation (REF) benefit performance in January 2010. Two is better than one, right? And that’s just what the REF ended […]

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