Rockford water polo claims sixth straight district title

The Rams celebrate their

Rockford fought through a week of illness and some stiff competition to claim its sixth consecutive district water polo title Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Rockford High School pool. The Rams have not lost a game in a district championship tournament since the format was adopted in 2004. The boys now move on to the […]

Rams swim/dive team battle with conference favorite West Ottawa

Swim/dive meets don’t get any closer than the October 22 battle between conference favorite West Ottawa and the formidable Rockford Rams. To set the stage, both teams are packed with depth and speed. It’s the final home meet for the Lady Rams, complete with Senior Night ceremonies, the Rockford High School chamber singers serving up […]

Van Slooten lectures at World Counsel of Swim Coaches Association conference

Chris Van Slooten, a 1988 Rockford graduate, is a high school history teacher and swim coach. He was invited by the World Counsel of Swim Coaches Association to give a lecture at their September conference in Jacksonville, Fla. on how to build a successful inner-city high school swim program. Van Slooten has been swimming since […]

Rockford cross country boys rule the Red

For an unprecedented 15th straight year, Rockford’s boys cross country team captured the OK Red crown as conference champions last Thursday at the campus of East Kentwood High School. “We expect to challenge for the OK Red crown every year. Our boys know, coming in, that we have to be at our very best to […]

Lady Rams claim OK Red title in cross country

The Rockford Lady Rams cross country team completed a perfect OK Red season by winning the conference championship race with a score of 45 points to defeat host East Kentwood at 50, Grand Haven 60, Grandville 75, Jenison 141, Hudsonville 153, West Ottawa 207 and Muskegon at 223. “Our seniors were conference champs their freshman […]