Mike VanderVelde

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 [...]

Rockford skaters split games at Big Rapids holiday tournament

January 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Eric Datema fights for the puck against a Big Rapids player. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE The Rockford Rams hockey team opened the Big Rapids holiday tournament with an afternoon contest against the Jackson Lumen Christi Titans at Ferris State University ice arena. The Titans scored first on a screened shot from the point that Rockford senior goalie Christian VanPortfliet [...]