Rockford OM teams get creative at world finals

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Odyssey of the Mind teams from eight schools across the district traveled to Ames, Iowa, armed with creativity and plenty of perseverance and sportsmanship. Some of the teams created vehicles that changed emotions and appearances before your eyes, some teams solved a community problem with their “odyssey angels,” and some filled in the blanks in […]

Celebrate fitness with Zumba

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The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness sponsors an annual National Employee Health and Fitness Day. Brian S. Nylaan, D.D.S. said, “We firmly believe health and fitness should be an everyday thing, and our office wants to do its part in making that happen.” Dr. Nylaan’s office is offering a complimentary Zumba class, held Tuesday evenings, […]

Girls tennis wins regional, heads to state

Anna Johnson and Ashley Greene represent Rockford in number one doubles.

On May 17 the Rockford varsity girls tennis team went back to Jenison for the regionals competition. This team had two goals: try to win regionals and qualify to go to state. Once again, they all know what was expected from them personally and as a team. During the whole day, with every win or […]

Inaugural Rockford Special Olympic swim program ends first session

Ian Hearn competes at the Regional Games for Special Olympic Aquatics of Rockford.

Special Olympic Aquatics of Rockford (SOAR) is wrapping up its first season with the Regional Summer Games at Calvin College, and the upcoming State Summer Games at Central Michigan University. Practices began in January and are now done in anticipation of the final State Games May 31-June 2. SOAR was represented at the Regional Games […]

Boys track preps for state meet with runner-up showing

by RANDY GREGORY The boys track team from Rockford opted not to send their team to the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association (MITCA) team championships despite their first-place showing in the regional. They instead sent a limited number of athletes to the Metro Health Sports Medicine Scholarship Invitational held at Grand Rapids Christian on Thursday, […]