Rockford Garden club holds perennial plant sale, auction

Saturday, May 21 at 350 N. Main Street (enter off Lewis Street) The sale begins at 9 a.m. with an auction of remaining plants beginning at 10:45. Garden club members sell their homegrown assortment of “garden goods” including perennials, native plants, ground covers, quality small bushes/shrubs, annuals, herbs, bulbs,and vines.  

Kendall recognizes Bruce, Excellence Award winner

Kendall College of Art and Design recently announced the winner of the college’s Excellence Award for the Art Education program of study is graduating senior, Christopher Bruce of Imlay City, Mich. Four years ago, Bruce moved to Grand Rapids from the east side of the state to pursue an education at Kendall. While studying at […]

School Beat

Parents’ Final Grade: Straight A’s! by TOM HOSFORD, Assistant Principal Rockford High School In a few short weeks, the Rockford community will complete another wonderful and successful school year! Through hard work, patience and determination, many Rockford students, staff and administrators have received state or local awards and recognition. Our district has again received “straight A’s” […]

Lady Rams water polo wins district title

The Rockford varsity girls water polo team celebrates a district championship after beating East Kentwood on Saturday, May 14.

Rockford High School’s girls varsity water polo team finished their regular season last week by beating Portage Central and Jenison by scores of 16-8 and 10-3 respectively. This left them undefeated in the league and west region of Michigan water polo. The Rams then used this momentum to capture a district title in District II […]

Rockford varsity softball splits with Hudsonville

Pitcher Tricia Graham strikes out 23 batters in a doubleheader against Hudsonville.

Rams, Eagles, Bulldogs all tied atop OK Red It took more than 72 hours to complete, but when the dust finally settled on the key softball doubleheader between the Rockford Rams and the two-time defending state champion Hudsonville Eagles, the teams split the thrilling twin bill. The host Rams won Tuesday’s first game 1-0 in […]