Rockford boys run to fifth place at MHSAA finals

The Rockford boys cross country team celebrates a fifth-place finish at state finals in Brooklyn, Mich.

  Led by senior co-captain Drake Veitenheimer’s All State performance, the Rams’ boys team moved up two from last year’s seventh-place finish in fifth place out of the 33 teams running at the state level. On Saturday, Nov. 7, a blustery fall afternoon—at Michigan International Speedway (MIS), in Brooklyn—that saw the temperature reach nearly 70 […]

RHS marching band places third in state

  The Rockford High School marching band took third place in the Michigan Competing Band Association’s (MCBA) Flight I state championship at Detroit’s Ford Field on Saturday, Nov. 7. The band’s exceptional performance of “The Four Freedoms,” a musical composition based on Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1941 famous speech, received a score of 84.9, Rockford’s highest […]

Rockford boys water polo takes sixth state championship in seven years

The Rams—including fully clothed coaches—celebrate victory in the pool.

Rockford finished a storybook season with a thrilling 11-10 victory over East Kentwood to capture the 2009 Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) boys state championship. The Rams (30-12) won their sixth state championship in seven years with an exceptional display of teamwork. From the beginning of the season to the last goal of the title […]

Unable to come back, Rams’ season comes to end

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by TONY ANDERSON The Rockford Rams hosted the Holt Rams on Saturday, Nov. 14, for the regional football championship. The game was a rematch of week two, which was dominated by Rockford. Playing a team two times in one season and getting a victory is an extremely hard thing to do, and Rockford was asked […]

Rockford Register — November 18, 2009

Wednesday, Nov. 18 Downtown Rockford Holiday Lighting Ceremony—Enjoy carolers and a band at 5:45 p.m. at Peppler Park (near the dam) prior to the lighting at 6:00 p.m., presented by Rockford Chamber of Commerce and City of Rockford. Messages of peace from Mayor Chi Chi Rogers and Mayor Pro-Tem Steve Jazwiec will be presented, and […]