Rams repeat as state water polo champs

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The dynasty continues. Rockford entered the Michigan Water Polo Association state championships at West Zeeland, who was ranked fourth in the state, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13. But by the time the final whistle blew, the Rams were once again on top, claiming their second consecutive state championship, their seventh in eight years, and […]

Rockford water polo achieves academic success

Rockford’s 13 Academic All State water polo players are (standing, l–r) Alex Savage, Cody Brown, Matt Vermeer, Mac Finnie, Nick Dulak, Bryan Wasberg, Allyn Kinney; (kneeling) Nick Willison, Grant Beach, Corey Fase, Mike Arend; (not pictured) Trenten Babcock and Josh Waldvogel.

As they prepare to defend their state water polo title on November 12, thirteen Rockford Rams took time out to receive Academic All State honors from the Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA). Eight of the honorees are juniors: Cody Brown, Nick Dulak, Mac Finnie, Allyn Kinney, Alex Savage, Matt Vermeer, Josh Waldvogel and Bryan Wasberg. […]

Rams take second at water polo regional

All Region First Team goalie Pat Fase blocks a penalty shot against Jenison to preserve the Rams’ lead. Photo by TRACY BROWN

Rockford moves on to defend state title  The Rockford boys water polo team claimed second place in the Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) West Regional championship held at East Kentwood High School last weekend. The Rams now move on to the MWPA state tournament, where they will need three wins against top opponents to repeat […]

Rams win seventh straight district water polo title

Photo by GORDON PETERSON

Rockford High School hosted the Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) West Region district championships last weekend, and the Rams emerged as West Region East District champs for the seventh straight year. Rockford has not lost a district game since the current postseason format was adopted by the MWPA in 2004.   The week began with […]

Rockford water polo qualifies for state tournament

Second team All Region goalie Pat Fase

The first Saturday semifinal match pitted Rockford against a very strong East Kentwood squad. The Falcons kept the Rams off balance for most of the game, pulling away in the third period and holding on for a 5-2 victory. “We didn’t perform the way we’re capable of performing,” McWatters summed up, “and we were outplayed […]