Last Saturday night was Rockford’s Homecoming and these local Freshman girls (all

Austin Stephens, a 17-year-old Rockford senior, has opened his own business to share core training with other athletes.

You’d think baseball would come easy to Austin Stephens, whose dad, Mark, played for the Detroit Tigers, Florida Marlins, Montreal Expos and the Montreal Brewers. The lanky lefty is six-foot, four-inches and weighs in at 185 pounds. Growing up with a dad as his pitching coach, Stephens was nevertheless frustrated as a freshman and then […]

Bike theft solved with social media crime-fighting efforts

Habitual offender faces 10 years  Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones is happy with his officers’ efforts to use all technology available to them in catching alleged perpetrators of crime. Eighteen-year-old Nicholas Alexander French is probably not. Jones said the theft of a $1,400 bike occurred in the early hours of October 7. A resident reported […]

Rockford routs Grandville in homecoming game

Rockford’s Neil VanderLaan reaches to the corner of

by TIM COOPER  After being on the road for four weeks, the Rockford Rams appropriately returned to the Ted on Friday night, Oct. 15, for their annual homecoming game. This year, along with the fans and alumni, the Rams also welcomed the Bulldogs of Grandville to the tradition, renewing the storied rivalry between the two […]

Rams Practice Players of the Week

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Defensive lineback Nick Dillard (left) and receiver Landon Dubes (right) both are named Rockford football Practice Players of the Week for outstanding effort in preparation for Muskegon.

Rams claim 18th straight conference water polo title

Junior Nathan Napolillo leads the Rams to victory over Grand Haven.

Rockford defeated Grand Haven last Monday, Oct. 11, in an OK conference boys water polo match. The Rams are now a perfect 7-0 in the conference with one only more game to play. And, because undefeated Jenison was upset by Grandville last week, the Rams are guaranteed at least a share of the conference title. […]