Michele Vandervelde

Rockford hockey loses nail biter

March 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Thursday, March 3, the Rockford Rams varsity hockey team traveled to Traverse City to take on the Titans from Traverse City West. The Senior Erik Datema skates around a Traverse City defenseman to get a shot on net. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE Rams knew it would be a tough game, playing a very good team in their home arena in the second round of the state championship [...]

Rockford hockey takes down Crusaders

March 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Wednesday night, Feb. 23 at Walker Ice Arena, the Rockford varsity hockey team took on the Crusaders from Muskegon Catholic Central in a rematch of an earlier contest, in which both teams had skated to a 4-4 tie. This night was much different. Cam Bathum controls the puck to set up a play for the Rams. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE Early in the contest, Rockford got on the [...]

Rockford hockey fights back, comes up just short of FHN

February 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rams battle past Eagles Wednesday night, Jan. 26, Rockford took on the Forest Hills Northern/Eastern (FHN) hockey team as they tried to avenge an earlier season loss. Keegan Knight blows past a Forest Hills skater. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE The first period of the game showed that these teams remembered well the battle that they had just six weeks earlier. Both teams [...]

Rams hockey bounces back with solid win

January 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Coming off a game they would like to forget Wednesday, Jan. 19, the Rams came out Saturday night, Jan. 22, against Forest Hills Central (FHC) with something to prove. Nicholas Larsen (#6) defends against a Forest Hills Central player for the puck. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE Both teams started out fast and physical, but Rockford, while killing off the game’s first [...]

Rockford Varsity hockey splits weekend

December 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Friday night, Dec. 3, the Rockford varsity ice hockey team took on the Falcons from West Catholic. In a penalty-laden game with a game total of 22 trips to the “sin bin,” each team found it difficult to get into a rhythm. Just 20 seconds into the game, Nathan Hill was checked from behind, sustaining a shoulder injury that knocked him out of the game for the rest of [...]
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