Nate Rojas

Rockford wrestlers finish strong at Jenison

February 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rams come up short at OK Red conference tournament by TIM COOPER and JIM COOPER Trent Boyer holds Jenison's Dylan Wyngarden in a front headlock. Boyer upset Wyngarden, who is ranked fifth in the state. Photo by JIM COOPER The Rockford High School wrestling team fell behind Jenison early in the dual between the two schools on Wednesday, Feb. 1. With the Rams trailing [...]

Rockford wrestlers dominate Muskegon

January 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Shorthanded Rams struggle at Howell Invitational by TIM COOPER Braden Zych attempts to turn his Big Red opponent. Photo by JIM COOPER The Rams wrestling team started the new year on a good note by shutting out Muskegon on Wednesday, Jan. 4. Though the Rams were missing three seniors, they showed depth by defeating the Big Reds 76-0. The Rams pinned 10 of the Big Reds’ [...]

Ram wrestlers defeat West Ottawa, then take on Michigan’s best

December 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

by TIM COOPER CUTLINE 1: Tyler VanRooyen is the star for Rockford on Saturday, as he is the only Ram grappler to have a perfect 5-0 record. Photo by TIM COOPER Following a brutal tournament at East Kentwood in the opening weekend of the 2011-2012 wrestling season, the Rockford Rams hosted their first dual meets on Wednesday, Dec. 14. In the opening meet of the evening, [...]

Rockford wrestlers defeat Grand Haven

December 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rams face tough competition at Holland Tournament  by TIM COOPER Wednesday, Dec. 15, the Rams traveled to Grand Haven to take on the Buccaneers in wrestling action. With the dual starting at 189 pounds, Rockford’s Zach Banaszak stepped on the mat, facing Quintin VanDorn of Grand Haven. Banaszak walked off the mat with a fall 3:27 later, giving the Rams an early 6-0 [...]

Rams grab their champion share of last home dual wrestling meet

February 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Nate Rojas suffers his first defeat in a tough OK Red conference against Anwar Munye of East Kentwood. Photo by JIM COOPER by TIM COOPER  With the starting weight drawn at 140 pounds, Rockford’s Austin Scogg took to the mat first on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Rockford High School. Scogg’s opponent was a well-coached Niko Parks of East Kentwood. Apparently attempting to [...]
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