Hoopsters with heart volunteer time for kids

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by MELISSA UTTER  Our Ram basketball players are ferocious on the court. Don’t tell the opposing teams this secret, though: those Ram players are softies with hearts of pure gold. Special Treasures is a group of parents and caregivers of children who have physical, cognitive, social and medical differences. This group meets once per month […]

Boys lacrosse opens season with one loss, one win

Ram goalie Gabe Stulp (#12) sizes up an Ann Arbor shot.	Photo by SUE POUBA

by SUE POUBA What a difference a week makes! When the Rockford boys lacrosse team opened their season at Ann Arbor Pioneer on March 21, it left the Rams with an opening-season loss and a few things to work on in practice that next week. The hard work in practice paid off as the Rams […]

Rockford crew starts season strong

Rockford crew team's top ten finishers earn the Rams enough points for a first-place win at Forest Hills Central against seven other teams.

by CANDY BURRIS In a test of physical strength and endurance, the Rockford crew team stood up to the challenge and excelled. Claiming first-place honors for the second year in a row, the Rams clearly showed they were the best in West Michigan. Competing against Forest Hills Central (FHC), Forest Hills Eastern, Lowell, East Grand […]

Momentum Continues with Another Rams Victory Swim

Connor Thelen swims the 100-yard backstroke with a second-place finish of 1:01.67 minutes. Photo by GORDY PETERSON

by DENISE WEBB Rockford 193, Hudsonville 119 Keeping their wave of wins rolling, the Rams swim and dive team crashed over the Eagles 193-199 on Thursday, Jan. 22. After “taking down Goliath [Grandville]” last week in a closer-than-close meet, Rockford arrived at the Hudsonville pool postured to conquer another. Out of the 12 events, Rockford […]

RHS men’s water polo wins Zeeland Invitational

Coming into this season, many water polo teams were hoping this was their year to “beat Rockford.” Well, Rockford men’s water polo has put those teams on notice that it will not be easy. The Rams water polo teams opened their conference season this past Monday by beating Zeeland 14-5. “Zeeland is a bigger, faster […]