Rockford Dam

Rockford football loses a treasured piece of the program

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Bruce Turner was about as behind the scenes as it was possible to be when it came to his contributions to the athletic programs at Rockford High School. He was rarely seen or heard but his efforts kept the Rams on the cutting edge of video work over the past 25 years. That incredibly valuable aspect of a successful team was finally silenced on Friday, January 9th when Mr. [...]

Rockford Midfielder Commits to Adams State

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

This fall, Rockford Senior Zach Meeks committed to play lacrosse at the next level out in Colorado at Adams State University. After being pulled up to Varsity his Freshman year, Meeks has become a vital part to the Rockford program, playing both midfield and attack depending on the team’s needs. Zach is being recruited to play as a midfielder at the next level. Adams [...]

Young Angler happy with Rogue River catch

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Thomas Newman, 6, pulls in a small mouth bass from the Rogue River while fishing above the Rockford dam on a recent summer evening. Thomas, a first-grade student at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic School in Rockford, was at the dam with his mother, Chrystal Newman, prior to the start of school. The Rockford boy was using an artificial minnow lure. It was his first fish [...]

Young angler catches nice fish at dam

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

Linda Garty, visiting her sister from Indiana, was enjoying some nice photographic moments in downtown Rockford on October 1. While down by the dam, she saw a teenager who had just landed himself a pretty nice salmon. John Young said the fish was nine pounds and 37 inches long. “It was a nice bundle to take home, as it was six miles one way and he had biked,” Garty [...]
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