Water Polo does well in first year at Meijer State Games

Rockford and the opposing team attempt to get control of the ball during competition at the recent Meijer State Games.

by CINDY M. CRANMER Rockford water polo was well represented with its number of teams and their finishes at the Meijer State Games recently. More than 5,000 West Michigan athletes competed in events including archery, 3-D archery, basketball, BMX biking, bowling, boxing, cricket, cycling, disc golf, fencing, figure skating, golf, a fun run, hockey, judo, […]

Rockford Little League ends season on high note

Finishing the season with a 13-0 record and a Class A District 9 tournament win is the Rockford Little League Majors team of (front row, l–r) Bayley Slater, Kyle Robach, Jack Richardson, Khale Showers, Brady Doyle, Jake McLean; (middle row) Head Coach Scot Showers, Logan Lee, Jason Whittaker, Connor Walstad, Paul Rienke; (back row) coaches David Lee, Dan McLean and Scott Doyle. (Coach Brian Richardson is not pictured.)

Rockford Little League has many teams with hundreds of players competing at levels from t-ball to seniors. Volunteer coaches and the leaders of Rockford Little League donate endless hours to enable these players to grow in their skill and knowledge of the game, learn the concepts of sportsmanship, and to have fun along the way. […]

All-age track and field meet provides fun times

The Betten family formed their own team to run the 4x400 relay and had a great time, certainly making the point that it can be an enjoyable family affair. The Betten children are Courtney, in the leadoff position with the baton, and Gavin, and parents Diana and Steven. They all enjoyed themselves, as they were able to compete in numerous events individually, as well.

Wednesday, June 27, the Greater Rockford Area Racing Series (GRARS) hosted its second of four events for the summer in a track and field meet at Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium. “We had between 65 and 70 competitors ranging from age 3 to 55 competing in events from the shot put to hurdles to the 5,000-meter […]

Munger, Lee, multiple Rams take part in UM Football Camp

by RANDY GREGORY   This year’s University of Michigan Football Camp for high school players took place from June 17 to June 22. Rockford Coach Ralph Munger marked his 30th year as an instructor at the camp with this year’s appearance. But what pleased Munger even more was the maiden voyage of Rockford assistant David […]

Rockford Quarterback Technique Clinic becoming destination spot

by RANDY GREGORY Rockford football Coach Ralph Munger isn’t quite sure how many years it has been going on and isn’t quite sure about everyone who has participated as an instructor over the last several years in the annual Rockford Quarterback Technique Clinic. But the one thing he does know is that the event is […]