Jim Cooper

Rams regional football champs

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 defense keeping the Howell offense [...]

Second-half offensive spark pushes Rockford past West Ottawa

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

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?” Brady Gent plows through the West Ottawa defense for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Photo by JIM COOPER The Rams, who had sputtered throughout the first half, opened the second half with a resounding “No” [...]

Rockford Rams begin drive to Ford Field

November 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 the Traverse City West Titans have [...]

Last second field goal give Rams the win

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 tested all night as their offense would struggle to [...]

Rams start football season with win

September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

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, and this year was the same.  Rams celebrate after [...]
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