Rockford JV girls lacrosse finishes season strong

Aimee Hite looks to score against Okemos.	Photo by STEPHANIE LARSEN

Rockford’s junior varsity girls lacrosse team finished the season with two good wins as they closed out the season going 14-3-1. The JV girls picked up a win against Kalamazoo United’s varsity squad by the score of 13-8. Leading the way was attack player Rosie Morrisson, who added to her team-leading goal total by tallying […]

Local athletes place well in G.R. Triathlon

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Rockford High School juniors Harrison Webb and Josh Travis demonstrated the school’s broad athleticism as they placed third (1:22:19.8, trophy) and fourth (1:24:50.8), respectively, in the male 19-and-under sprint category—750-meter swim, 20K bike and 5K run—at the inaugural Grand Rapids Triathlon on Saturday, June 3. Also, Webb placed first (36:59.6) in the biking portion of […]

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Crestwood Elementary School rallies behind student

A Crestwood Rocks! team member holds a poster of Maddie during the luminaria lap at Relay for Life.

by ANA OLVERA As 11-year-old Maddie Tomasko faces a difficult time in her life, her friends, family and community rally behind her in support. Maddie, a fifth-grader at Crestwood Elementary School, was diagnosed on April 7 with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). According to the National Cancer Institute, AML is a type of cancer in which […]