Rockford Lions bug out


On Saturday, April 24, the Rockford Lions met spring and spring bugs head-on by assembling and erecting a screen porch for one of Rockford’s vision-impaired neighbors. Lions and their new Leo’s Youth Group have been busy this spring. Some 500 trees have been planted in the city and township with the help of the Boy […]

Woznick tops 800-meter record, Rams continue making strides

Record-breakers Drew Woznick and Taylor Manett celebrate their accomplishments.

by RANDY GREGORY Drew Woznick set a new school record in the 800-meter race for the Rockford boys track team in a dual meet against Grand Haven on Thursday, May 3 at Rockford with a time of 1:54.68. The record had been held since 1998 with a time of 1:54.9 by Jason Hartmann. Not to […]

Rockford’s Young commits to play baseball at MSU

Rockford High School (RHS) is pleased to announce that sophomore Kory Young has committed to play baseball at Michigan State University (MSU). Young was recruited to play shortstop for the Spartans. MSU is regarded as one of the top baseball programs in the Big 10 Conference. MSU won the Big 10 title in 2011 and […]

Manett, Raab soar to new Ram record performances

Taylor Manett beats some of the boys while en route to her 3,200-meter school record.

by RANDY GREGORY  It was a week for the record book for the girls track team at Rockford High School. Not one, but two long-standing marks fell to a pair of Ram athletes who compete in vastly different events. First up for the Rams was standout distance runner Taylor Manett. The senior ran a sparkling […]

Rockford girls water polo continues to roll

Rockford’s Hollis Wyatt defends against Forest Hills.

The Lady Rams finished the week with a 3-0 record with victories over Jenison, Forest Hills and East Grand Rapids. These wins finished off a perfect conference season for the Rams and have provided great momentum heading into the upcoming district tournament. The first game on April 30 against a fine Jenison team proved to […]