Michigan father fights rule preventing son with Down syndrome from playing sports

More than 6,000 people have signed a popular campaign on Change.org started by the father of a high school student with Down syndrome in Michigan, who will be prevented from participating on his school’s basketball and football teams during his senior year. Dean Dompierre started the campaign on Change.org after the Michigan High School Athletic […]

Lady Rams cross-country earns Academic All State honors

Anna Bos

The Rockford girls cross-country team’s academic performance matched its athletic performance when they were honored for having the third highest team grade-point average (GPA) of the 27 teams that competed at the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state finals on Saturday, Nov. 6. The Lady Rams raced to a third-place team finish, which continued […]

Rockford Swim/Dive Team Places Seventh in State

The relay team of junior Derek Bothma, freshman Brian Wasberg, and seniors Tyler Augustine and Andrew Sakala receives medals. Photo by TRICIA AUGUSTINE

21 medals earned by DENISE WEBB The excitement level was like no other this past weekend at the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state finals as hundreds of swimmers and divers from 51 Division I high schools assembled at Eastern Michigan University’s Michael H. Jones Natatorium to determine the “best of the best” in […]