Owl family continues to grow despite obstacles

Photo by Jessica Heeringa, Rockford Portraits

The city was scheduled to cut down the dead tree on Courtland Street in Rockford that the eastern screech owl family was living in until Dan Heeringa arrived home just in time to inform them that the tree was inhabited with owl chicks. The family was saved and continues to grow. Sunday evening one of […]

Roguewood Elementary students on board for unique field trip

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Area youngsters put on lifejackets and boarded the research vessel the W.G. Jackson on May 7 for a two-and-a-half-hour hands-on, investigative science experience which is truly a unique learning experience. In this floating classroom, aquatic science instructors guide participants in the use of sampling equipment and instruments to compile water quality data from Lake Michigan […]

Rockford women’s varsity water polo wins districts

There was a lot learned May 14-15 at the East Grand Rapids natatorium during the East District Women’s Water Polo tournament. Head Coach Scott Voltz and his team showed some new lineups and offensive plays, different defensive match-ups and, most of all, that they can win a critical game when it counted. Coming into the […]

Rockford girls JV lacrosse team posts three more wins

Rams midfielder Carly Dew (#9) looks to score for Rockford

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Rams softball splits four OK Red games

The Rockford varsity softball team swept East Kentwood on Tuesday, May 4, by scores of 2-0 and 8-5, and then got swept by Jenison in a home doubleheader two days later. The result sees the Rams tied for third in the conference with Grandville with a record of 5-3. Hudsonville remains perfect in league play […]