Rams’ excellence honored in Lansing

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Their peers have long recognized their superiority in the swimming pool. But on a recent trip to the state capitol, Rockford’s 2010 Michigan Water Polo Association state championship team received recognition of a different sort. The boys were invited to Lansing to meet with Representative Peter MacGregor and his staff on the morning of March […]

Rams take two water polo conference games

Junior Eric Chisholm

The Rockford boys water polo team hosted two conference foes last week, defeating each with an impressive display of team balance and depth. At the midway point of the season, the Rams’ record stands at 19-5 overall; 3-0 in the conference. Grandville came to town Monday, Sept. 20, hoping to defeat the Rams in conference […]

Young Rockford water polo team learns tough lessons

Senior Connor Thelen spots an open teammate.	Photo by GORDON PETERSON

    Early victories over Hudsonville, Troy Athens, and Troy put Rockford in the final four. The three games featured a balanced scoring attack by Rockford—every player contributed at least one goal. The Rams then squared off in the semifinals with rival Ann Arbor Pioneer. Four hard-fought quarters weren’t enough to decide a winner. Neither […]