June 7 2012

Two 2012 Parade of Homes showcased in Rockford

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL A housing industry slowly shaking off the worst economic conditions in decades finds Rockford well positioned for a long awaited turn around in new home construction. Builder Gary Jurkovich, of Pathway Homes, in front of his Rockford Parade of Homes entrant. Yes, it’s already SOLD! Photo by CLIFF HILL New home starts have been flat in Rockford [...]

Varsity lacrosse wins semifinals, lose in regional finals

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Rockford varsity lacrosse seniors end their high school lacrosse careers at the regional finals. Rockford varsity lacrosse traveled to Holt, Mich. last week to compete in the regional playoffs. The Rams pounded South Lyon in the semifinals 15-5, then fell to Holt 10-7 in the finals. In the semifinals, South Lyon jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first period before [...]

Lady Rams race to third-place finish at Division I state track meet

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by RANDY GREGORY Taylor Manett runs in the 3,200-meter race in the rain during the state finals Saturday, June 2. The girls track team from Rockford qualified in 12 different events for the Division I state meet held at East Kentwood on Saturday, June 2. They placed in nine of the 12 en route to amassing 35 points and finishing third. Grosse Pointe South took the top spot [...]

TooBad lacrosse ends season undefeated

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TooBad Lacrosse goes undefeated for the second straight year at the Brighton Lax 4 a Cause tournament. The TooBad lacrosse team headed to Brighton on Sunday, June 3 to compete at the Lax 4 a Cause tournament. For half of the team, this would be their last tournament at the middle school level and they wanted to make it count. Led by a stifling defense, the TooBad girls [...]

Rams slug their way to district crown

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by RANDY GREGORY In a solid display of every facet of the game of softball, the Rockford Rams pounded out a pair of decisive wins to advance to regional play. Rockford topped Greenville in the semifinal contest 14-0 in a five-inning affair. They followed that up by drubbing Northview 10-2 in the finals to move on. “Our young kids combined with our senior leadership [...]
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