Rockford teens offered Study Abroad Program

The nonprofit, government designated CASE Exchange Student Program is offering Michigan teens the opportunity of participating in a year or summer Study Abroad Program in one of ten countries. Applications are being accepted through April 30 for July departure. According to Sandra Storer, CASE field development director, local teens aged 15 to 18 are eligible […]

School Beat — January 7, 2010

Health & Fitness Festival coming soon by LISA JACOBS Executive Director Rockford Community Services As we approach the New Year, for many of us this is a time to evaluate our health and fitness goals. On Saturday, Jan. 30, Rockford Community Services would like to help with this by hosting a Health & Fitness Festival. […]

Rockford skaters split games at Big Rapids holiday tournament

Eric Datema fights for the puck against a Big Rapids player.	Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

The Rockford Rams hockey team opened the Big Rapids holiday tournament with an afternoon contest against the Jackson Lumen Christi Titans at Ferris State University ice arena. The Titans scored first on a screened shot from the point that Rockford senior goalie Christian VanPortfliet never had a chance on. Rockford answered less than three minutes […]

Ram wrestling team still searching to find identity

Tyler VanRooyen, a 103-pound sophomore, goes for the pin in the finals at Eastern Michigan University.	Photo by JAMES COOPER

Coach Richardson faces former coach by TIM COOPER On Tuesday, Dec. 22, the Ram wrestling team made the short trip to Lowell to face the Division II second-ranked team in Stevensville Lakeshore and the defending Division II state champion, the Lowell Red Arrows. The Rams opened an early 4-0 lead on the Lancers of Stevensville […]

Appeals panel rules against full time judge in Rockford

Next up is consideration for Supreme Court decision The City of Rockford’s most recent attempt to keep a full-service court in town was turned down by the Michigan Court of Appeals, but City Manager Michael Young hopes the Michigan Supreme Court may see things differently. “We expected this,” Young said of the decision, reached months […]