Rockford rowers compete in Boston

Rick Anderson wins the Head of the Charles Regatta Veterans Singles race.

                                On October 22 and 23, 11 rowers with Rockford ties competed in Boston’s prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta. “Head” races are three miles long and boats are started sequentially 12 seconds apart and race against the clock. Extremely […]

Men’s crew team ties for second place

The two men’s lightweight four teams await the start of their race. Pictured are (front, l–r) Sam Berndt, Tristan VanFossen, Kevin Clinthorne, Dilan Itter and coxswain Sarah McLellan; (back) coxswain Lauren Rohde, Marcus Powers, Tyler Truxton, Isaac Blenman and Sean Ebel.

Clear skies and calm waters were a welcome relief at the St Mary’s Crew Classic on Saturday, May 7 in Orchard Lake, Mich. Teams have been hampered with stormy weather and swollen rivers, causing races to be cancelled and rescheduled. The Rockford men’s team had a strong showing for the day, tying for second place […]

Clinthorne earns Eagle Scout Honors

Clinthorne

The prestigious Boy Scout Eagle Scout rank was bestowed upon 16-year-old Kevin Clinthorne of Troop 282 at a special Court of Honor on March 13. Clinthorne, a sophomore at Rockford High School, is the son of Mary and Jim Clinthorne of Rockford. He is the 18th Scout from Troop 282 to achieve this rank since […]