Rams trounce Grand Haven in lacrosse

Ram D-pole Ryan Hartnagel helps the Rams to a victory against Grand Haven.	Photo by STEPHANIE LARSEN

Rockford’s boys lacrosse team started their state regional tournament run with an offensive explosion against Grand Haven last week, defeating the Buccaneers by a score of 15-3. Leading the scoring attack for the Rams were juniors Mitchell Newton and Ryan Hartley. Newton had three goals with two assists, while middie Hartley also recorded a three-goal […]

Rockford defeats Jenison to claim at least co-champion of OK Red

Brandon Nostrant scores against Jenison.

The Rams traveled to Jenison on Monday, May 23, for the first of their last two conference games in OK Red action, and defeated the Wildcats 8-3. Rockford scored early as Drew Farmer walked to lead off the game and then advanced to third base on an errant pick-off move and scored on a passed […]

Rockford baseball’s Post commits to Rose-Hulman

Caleb Post pitches against Portland on May 21, 2011.

Caleb Post, a senior right-handed pitcher at Rockford, will be attending Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind. to study software engineering and play baseball. Rose-Hulman (RH) is listed in the top 10 engineering schools in the country along with MIT, Columbia, Stanford and Carnegie Mellon among others. RH is a Division III school […]

Stephens signs to pitch for GRCC

Austin Stephens signs a letter of intent to play baseball with Grand Rapids Community College.

Austin Stephens, a senior left-handed pitcher for the Rams, has signed a national letter of intent to pitch for the Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) Raiders baseball team next year. Stephens accepted the scholarship offer from GRCC head coach Mike Cupples after a long and difficult evaluation process. Stephens had received scholarship offers from several […]

EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

Closing Thoughts by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools Rockford Public Schools With the end of the 2010-11 school year rapidly approaching, I would like to briefly review this past year. Senior Class of 2011 Congratulations to the 624 Rockford High School and River Valley Academy seniors who will be receiving a guaranteed diploma […]