Local dentist completes Boston Marathon

Local dentist Heather Cadorette (right) completes the Boston Marathon with her friend Susan Haid (left).

Dr. Heather Cadorette, a Rockford dentist at Dr. Dater & Cadorette, completed the Boston Marathon earlier this month. An avid tri-athlete, this was the first marathon for Cadorette, who ran with friend Susan Haid, head of research and development at Nestle Global. “The Boston Marathon is an amazing race,” commented Cadorette, “The atmosphere before, during […]

Rockford team takes cake in state championship

Davenport University was the host to the Odyssey of the Mind state chamionships and Rockford teams had reasons to smile. The North Rockford Middle School Team A took the top honors in Weird Science. Pictured are Madison Doorn, Andrew Playford, Gretchen Kaye Parker, Mikayla Brown, Kallen Wolfer, Caleb Waldvogel, and Will DeMan. The team is coached by Debbie Playford and Sherry Brown.

Rockford team takes first place in state competition

It was a big win for the Rockford Odyssey of the Mind, who took first in the entire state. The state competition was held at Davenport University on Saturday, April 21. The East Rockford Middle School team took the win in the Odyssey Angels, Division II. Pictured are (back row, l–r) Joey Miller, Sean Lausin, James Anderson; (front row) Jaci Hagedorn, Grace Garner, Bridget Lass, and Rachel Cruden. Proud coaches are Sue Hagedorn, Jaime Lausin and Gail Lass.

Rockford crew men bring home Grand Rapids Invitational trophy

Rockford’s crew teams celebrate the Men’s Grand Rapids Invitational victory on Saturday, April 28.	Photo by JON LOUX

by MARY CLINTHORNE  Students from 10 high school rowing programs, representing three states (Michigan, Illinois and Indiana) competed Saturday, April 28, at Riverside Park, the site of the Grand Rapids High School Rowing Invitational. Rockford High School took home the men’s team trophy, scoring 46 points, besting second-place Forest Hills Central by 36 points. The […]

Rams baseball powers through first half of brutal schedule, Eagles next

by RANDY GREGORY The Rockford baseball team came through the opening salvo of a murderous schedule with a 5-0 record. But it only gets tougher this week as the “Big Boys” of the OK Red square off on Tuesday and Thursday, May 1 and 3, in a home and home series that will decide early […]