Schroder earns bachelor degree

Hans Schroder, a 2008 Rockford High School graduate, received a bachelor’s of science degree in psychology from Michigan State University (MSU) in May. Schroder will continue at MSU as a graduate student in clinical psychology, a six-year program. His research focuses on how the brain responds to mistakes and the implications this has for understanding […]

Rockford’s Young commits to play baseball at MSU

Rockford High School (RHS) is pleased to announce that sophomore Kory Young has committed to play baseball at Michigan State University (MSU). Young was recruited to play shortstop for the Spartans. MSU is regarded as one of the top baseball programs in the Big 10 Conference. MSU won the Big 10 title in 2011 and […]

Public invited to nature event at Pickerel Lake Park

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by REBECCA FINNERAN                       In my book, few things can top a morning stroll around Kent County’s Pickerel Lake-Fred Meijer Nature Preserve. Dewey cattails, the occasional call of an owl, and graceful, white swans slipping through the unbroken mirror of water are things we sometimes […]

Fischer commits to MSU

Brian Fischer signs to run track at Michigan State University while proud parents, David and Bev Fischer, look on.

Rockford graduate and student/athlete Brain Fischer recently committed to run track at Michigan State University (MSU) next spring. He plans to study physiology at MSU, with the hopes of later attending graduate school. He is slated to run any events from the 100 to the 400 and the 4×1 and 4×4 relay teams at MSU. […]

Rockford leads parade of athletes for State Games

Rockford archers lead the Parade of Athletes at the opening ceremonies of the Michigan State Games on Friday, June 24 at Fifth Third Ballpark.

Archers, crew, rugby represent district by BETH ALTENA Students from Rockford were well represented at this year’s Meijer State Games and during opening ceremonies at Fifth Third Ballpark, a blaze of Ram orange filled the stands. Archers from the Rockford Sportsman’s Club led the parade of athletes Friday, June 24 and teams from Rockford included […]