Rams regional football champs

Zach Schmuck grapples with a Howell defender.

Highlanders’ late surge gives Rockford scare by TIM COOPER A cool, cloudy day greeted the spectators at the Ted for the regional final football game on Saturday, Nov. 13. For the first three quarters of Rockford’s match-up with the Howell Highlanders, it appeared to be business as usual, with the Rams scoring consistently and their […]

Second-half offensive spark pushes Rockford past West Ottawa

Brady Gent plows through the West Ottawa defense for 152 yards and three touchdowns.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Rams district champs With his team trailing 13-7 at halftime, Coach Ralph Munger had one question for his players: “Is this how you want your season to end?” The Rams, who had sputtered throughout the first half, opened the second half with a resounding “No” when Zach Schmuck returned the kickoff to the Rockford 40-yard […]

Rockford Rams begin drive to Ford Field

Zach Schmuck stumbles into the end zone for the second of his three touchdowns Friday night. Photo by JIM COOPER

Rockford takes on Traverse City West in pre-districts  by TIM COOPER  On Friday, Oct. 29, 256 teams throughout the state, divided into eight divisions, began the run to the state championship, which will be held at Ford Field in Detroit on Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s playoff opener marked the fifth time the Rockford Rams and […]

Last second field goal give Rams the win

1.	Nate Sanders breaks through the line to allow Rockford to tie the game at 24

Rockford comes from behind in Battle of the Rams by TIM COOPER  On Thursday, September 2, the Rockford Rams made the one-hour trip down I-96 to play the Holt Rams. Rockford would fall behind early to one of the better teams in the Lansing area, trailing 14-0 before the first quarter ended. Rockford’s defense would be […]

Rams start football season with win

Rams celebrate after their 27-10 victory over Davison on Friday.

Rockford downs Davison 27-10  by TIM COOPER After three weeks of practice under the hot August sun, the Rockford Rams walked onto the field in front of a large crowd for their opening game August 27, at the Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium. Rockford has opened each of the last three seasons against the Davison Cardinals, […]