More fans needed for girls water polo

Lady Rams to defend state title Rockford’s varsity girls water polo team is ranked sixth in the state this year. Ann Arbor Pioneer has soundly defeated the Lady Rams three straight this season, and have at least three players heading on to play Division I college. Rockford girls will defend their state title against Ann […]

Sports physicals to be offered

Sports physicals will be offered for Rockford athletes as follows:      Wednesday, June 3 at North Rockford Middle School, beginning      at 2:30 p.m.      Thursday, June 4 at Rockford High School, beginning at 11:00 a.m.      Friday, June 5 at East Rockford Middle School, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The cost […]

Rockford girls soccer team wins conference tournament

Rockford junior keeper Hannah Rocheleau clears the ball.	Photo by BRET DOUD

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER Call the Rockford girls soccer team “The Avengers.” On their way to victory in the OK Red conference tournament, the Rams avenged both of their league losses and handed early leader East Kentwood (EK) its only two conference losses. The tournament win gave the Rams a runner-up finish in the conference standings, […]

School Beat – May 28, 2009

A ‘student stimulus plan’ by BLAKE R. BOWMAN Principal, Lakes Elementary School A few weeks ago, Michigan State University’s (MSU) men’s basketball team defeated Louisville to advance to the NCAA Final Four in Detroit. Recognizing that the Spartans’ magical run through the tournament was providing a lot of positive energy for an economically challenged region, […]

Michigan Green Chemistry Governor’s Award application deadline extended

The deadline for students to apply to the Michigan Green Chemistry Governor’s Award competition has been extended to July 15, 2009. The awards were announced by the Green Chemistry Roundtable and will honor industrial, academic, student, and nonprofit efforts to green Michigan’s economy. The award program is open to individuals, groups and organizations in Michigan, […]