Girls track powers off the starting line

Rockford High School senior Taylor Manett wins the 1,600-meter run against West Ottawa on Thursday, April 12. She also won the 3,200-mter run and ran the anchor leg of the winning 4x800 relay team.

by RANDY GREGORY The traditionally strong girls track team at Rockford got things off to a rousing start with a dominant week. The Rams kicked off the season with an overwhelming 119-18 win over West Ottawa in the OK Red opener on Thursday, April 12 at home. The Rams followed that up by cruising to […]

Rams baseball goes 2-1 in swing through Indiana

by RANDY GREGORY The nationally ranked Rockford varsity baseball team jumpstarted the 2012 season with a trio of games in Indiana last week. The Rams started things off on the right foot by routing Bedford-North Lawrence 14-3. They then topped Edgewood by a count of 8-1 before dropping the finale to Lawrence Central by a […]

Ram softballers primed for solid season

by RANDY GREGORY  New Rockford varsity softball coach Troy Brown welcomes back a plethora of returnees to the 2012 squad, but still feels that the Rams are basically a young team in general. “We are in the great position of welcoming back quite a few players from last year’s team,” said Brown. “But at the […]

Allen reflects on successful rookie campaign

by RANDY GREGORY  It is hard to imagine what Nick Allen plans to do for an encore next year for the Rockford basketball team. In his initial foray at the varsity level, he guided the Rams all the way to the Class A Michigan High School Athletic Association’s championship game. Though the Rams fell 54-42 […]

Rams baseball looks to build on last year’s title

by RANDY GREGORY The 2011 version of Rockford baseball entered uncharted waters by capping off the season with a Division I state championship last June in Battle Creek. This year’s squad returns the bulk of that team along with some overwhelming expectations from both Michigan and national pundits. Louisville Slugger has slotted Rockford as the […]