Rockford Community Education holds first soccer tourney

The HopCat team of (front row, l–r) Melissa Diekema, Amy Hoek, Bonnie Swanson, Abby Hansen, Mary White, Heidi Hoevenaar; (back row, l–r) Missy Brophy, Laurie Brush, Sue LaLone, Lisa Goldsmith, Betsy Herdsman, Leslie Teelander, Kara Herman; (not pictured) Maureen Carmody and Stephanie Vandermaas take part in Rockford Community Education’s first soccer tournament, May 8 and 9. It was held for seventh- and eighth-graders and the women’s 30+ league. The HopCat team was 2-1 playing in the rain, hail, wind and very chilly temperatures. Half of the players either live or work in Rockford and are very active in the sport and within the community.

Rockford club produces national champs

SHARP SHOOTERS—Stars of the Rockford Junior Olympic Archery program include (front) Alice Billin, Tyler Glenn and Raija McIntyer and (back) Mikaela, Corinne Giersch, Mikayla Venoms, Hayley Giersch and Katerina.

A Rockford program which is just four years old is already setting its sights on the highest levels—and reaching them. On Northland Drive north of 13 Mile Road, drivers may have noticed a sign for the Rockford Sportsmans Club. Neighbors may hear the report of gun shots as members practice their aim. What you won’t […]

Rockford rugby sign ups and practices

Sign ups and practices are starting for all three Rockford rugby programs.  The high school men’s team have started practice for year 13.  Please check the rugby site www.ramrugby.net for practice times & locations.  Women’s High School Rugby will start practice on Wednesday, February 24 at 6 p.m. at Roguewood Elementary Gym.  If you are […]

Letters to the Editor — February 4, 2010

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Reader thanks Craig James Dear Editor, I would like to thank Mr. Craig James for casting some light onto the activities of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It is nice to know when the public is being manipulated. It’s disconcerting to hear that a world-renowned and respected authority on climate change admits to […]