Rockford pounds Jenison into submission 52-18

by RANDY GREGORY Having faced off with the top two teams in the state in Division 2 (Lowell and Muskegon) over the first three weeks of the regular season, Rockford got a relative breather on Friday, September 14th at Jenison. Save for three lost fumbles, the Rams scored early and often, en route to an […]

Ok Red action commences at East Kentwood on Friday

by RANDY GREGORY Having finished off the out of conference portion of their schedule with a 2-2 slate, the Rockford football team looks to defend their OK Red title from last season by journeying to East Kentwood on Friday, September 21st at 7:00 P.M. These two rivals have been squaring off since 1970 and both […]

Muskegon tops Rams with series of big plays 21-9

Rams quaterback Kyle Short drops back and looks through the rain for an open receiver.	 Photo by JAMES COOPER

by RANDY GREGORY Rockford and Muskegon met on Friday, Sept. 7 at Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium in Rockford in an annual gridiron battle that has produced more than its share of thrilling contests. The game began in a deluge that featured torrential rain and blustery wind over the entirety of the first half. It concluded […]

Jenison up next for Ram football team

by RANDY GREGORY There was a time in the not too distant past when a Rockford versus Jenison battle on the football field would be an absolute knockdown, drag-out battle. The Rams and Wildcats would trade blow for blow in what would normally be a low scoring and physical battle with OK Red title hopes […]

New weight room at RHS second to none

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by RANDY GREGORY Rockford has enjoyed a nearly 20-year run of previously unparalleled success across the board in their athletic department. The Rams have numerous state titles and top five finishes in sports as varied as gymnastics to football, crew to basketball, and swimming to baseball. Toss in the cross country, track, water polo, wrestling, […]