July 16 2009

Davison ties for first in golf tournament

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The 39th annual Riverwood State Jr. Golf Tournament was held Thursday and Friday, July 9-10, at Riverwood Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., with 138 golfers playing 18 holes each day. The players were made up of boys and girls ages 10 and under, up to age 18, with the largest age groups flighting after the first day into championships and presidents’ flights. Trent Davison, 17, of Rockford tied with the 2004 overall medalist Tommy Yamaoka of Zeeland for the lowest two-day score of 142. Overall medalist from 1985, Rick Williams of Big Rapids, still holds the record with a score of 140. Davison scored 71 each day, at two under par.

Rockford Rebels announce Players of the Week

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    McKenna Tue and Cameron Swendrowski were recently named Players of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending July 12, 2009. Tue was 5-9 hitting for the week, while Swendrowski was 4-11. Both players came up with some timely hits to help the Rockford Rebels in league and tournament games.

Hill finishes fifth in 800-meter event

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Maja Hill, a seventh-grade student at North Rockford Middle School, finishes fifth out of 17 Michigan qualifiers in the 800-meter event (11- to 12-year-olds) at the Hershey Track & Field Games ’09 Michigan State Championships held at Holt Field in Lansing on Friday, July 10.

District IX tournament champions

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Celebrating a championship victory in the District IX Rockford Little League tournament, junior division, are (front, l-r) Rachel Feinauer, Hannah Pattok; (middle) Alex Garman, Lynsey Bettig, Emily Tompkins, Brianna Weidenfeller, Lizzie Wuopio; (back) Assistant Coach Barb Mustert, Morgan Keith, Allie Martinek, Audrey Mustert, Assistant Coach Vicki Bettig, Lindsey Marvin, and Coach Carrie Keith.

RHS girls varsity water polo earns gold Academic All American Honors

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  Correction In last week’s article “Rockford High School girls varsity water polo earns gold Academic All American honors,” senior goalie Kaitlyn Korhorn was inadvertently omitted from the list of post-season team members. With only one year of full-time goalkeeping, Korhorn put up enough saves to be ranked fifth all-time in saves among Rockford goalies. She is the only Rockford player from the varsity water polo team to continue playing after high school. Next year, Korhorn will be guarding the net at Michigan State University.

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