Review of Rockford baseball’s 2011 championship season

RAM PRIDE SPREADS LIKE WILDFIRE—Rockford's Ram pride made its way to Denver, Colorado on Saturday, June 18 during the Colorado Rockies and Detroit Tigers game at Coors Field. Congratulations, Ram baseball.

The Rams didn’t have anyone get drafted in the MLB draft this year. It’s not that they didn’t have talent—they certainly did. But they didn’t rely on the pitcher who throws 90+ or the hitter who hit 20 homeruns. What they did have was a never-give-up attitude, a mantra of GBED (Get Better Every Day) […]

Rockford volleyball wins big OK Red match-up

Ram senior defensive specialist Heather Gates makes a pass in Rockford’s win over East Kentwood.

The Rockford varsity volleyball team found themselves on top of the OK Red conference standings with a win over rival East Kentwood this past Thursday, Sept. 30. The Rams won this best-of-five match in four games, losing only the first set. The Lady Rams settled down and stormed back with three straight and decisive wins […]

Lady Rams golfers place second in OK Red conference

Senior Julie Daukss carries the lowest average on the Rams’ varsity golf team.

The Lady Rams varsity golf team has placed second in the OK Red conference. The team is led by senior captain Julie Daukss and junior Kendra Winicki, who have both been named to the First Team All-Conference. Daukss has played the season in the number-one position, carrying the lowest average on the team. Junior Megan […]

Rockford tennis hosts OK Red conference meet

Third doubles seniors Nicole Strobel and Tara Murray battle their opponents at the OK Red conference.

The Rockford Rams hosted the OK Red conference meet on Saturday, May 15. North Rockford Middle School hosted the singles teams and the doubles teams played at the high school. The competition was fierce with Rockford posting a strong third place overall for the event, behind first-place Hudsonville and second-place West Ottawa. Earlier in the […]

Rockford takes seventh in state for swimming, diving

Crushing the existing 2004 200-yard medley relay pool record on February 27 with a time of 1:37.06 were (l–r) sophomore Josh Travis, senior Brian Ginebaugh, junior Ben Fredrickson and senior Derik Bothma. This team of four also placed second in the state behind OK Red conference foes West Ottawa, and earned All American with the minimum time needed of 1:37.02.

by DENISE WEBB At state finals for any sport, the realization of how refined and talented Rockford’s athletes are becomes evident. The March 12 and 13 swimming and diving Division I state preliminaries and finals were no exception. Fifty-four Michigan high schools qualified this year to compete at this event, where only the best of […]