Rockford girls soccer falls to Reeths-Puffer in district final

Al Huyser looks up to send the ball upfield. Photo by KELLY LYSNE

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER As the announcer counted down the final seconds of the district final Saturday afternoon at Grand Haven High School, the Rockford girls soccer team watched the championship slip between their fingers. The Rams had outshot Reeths-Puffer 15-7 in the title game, but their fiery opponents outscored them 3-2 to capture the win. […]

Rockford varsity soccer shuts out Jenison in last home game

Celine Stallmer intercepts an  East Kentwood pass. Photo by KELLY LYSNE

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The seniors on the Rockford girls varsity soccer team won’t play at Rams Stadium ever again. Wednesday night, May 26, as they wrapped up their conference tournament run there, they left their final mark on the pitch by beating Jenison 5-0. The 12th-graders, most of whom have played together on teams for […]

Rivals clash, Grand Haven beats Rockford girls soccer

Junior midfielder Jenna Lysne (#2) takes the ball up the sideline.	Photo by BRET DOUD

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The rivalry between the Rockford girls soccer team and Grand Haven goes back a long way, so every time the two teams meet, a battle ensues.  Three years ago, the Rams beat the Buccaneers for the district title. Two years ago, the Bucs turned the tables in the same game. Last year, […]