Little League ribbon-cutting ceremony opens new athletic complex

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Despite skies that produced rain throughout much of the morning, a giant step toward a bright summer was taken Saturday, May 1 when Rockford Little League (RLL) began its season with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at East Rockford Middle School (ERMS). The skies cleared in time for the ceremony, which officially opened the district’s new athletic […]

Annual girls lacrosse ‘pink’ game to benefit Rockford Relay for Life

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The inspiration for the Rockford girls lacrosse team to do this came from former Rockford lacrosse player Alysse Tefft, who is a cancer survivor. In the middle of her 24 hours at Relay for Life in 2008, Tefft left the Relay to compete in a lacrosse game and then immediately returned to complete her 24 […]

Rockford, Zeeland water polo put press on breast cancer

Teams raise over $1,900 for Komen Foundation The Rockford High School Natatorium was a blaze of bright pink on Thursday, April 29, when the Lady Rams welcomed the Zeeland women’s junior varsity and varsity water polo teams to the Pink Polo Power fundraiser to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, Grand Rapids. […]

Classifieds — May 6, 2010

HELP WANTED Looking for the right person for an opening in sales at The Cedar Springs Post newspaper. Position is in advertising sales. Experience preferred but will train. Commission based. This job would be a great supplemental income. Work in office and on the road. Must be good on the phone as well as in […]

Education Blackboard — May 6, 2010

School Beat First impressions… with anxiety or confidence! by LISSA WEIDENFELLER, Principal North Rockford Middle School Did you know that it only takes 30 seconds to make a first impression? Once a bad first impression is formed, it takes approximately 20 additional encounters to change that opinion. With so much on the line, being anxious […]