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 […]

Rams Practice Players of the Week

Junior defensive back Taylor Christophel (left) and senior wide receiver Nick Simms (right) both had a fantastic week of prep and worked very hard in practice in preparation for the Lowell football game.

Holt up next for Rockford in rebound contest

by RANDY GREGORY After coming up a 16-6 loser in their opening contest against Lowell last week, the Rockford football team looks to right the ship this week. The Rams will journey to Holt on Thursday, August 30 to face off against the Rams of Holt in a 7:00 p.m. contest. Holt began the season […]

Hots and Brats a huge success to conclude preparations for opener

by RANDY GREGORY The final event to signal the start of another football season took place at Rockford High School on Friday, Aug. 17. The annual “Hots and Brats Night” was an overwhelming success by any definition. A beautiful evening and a great turnout by Ram faithful from all over western Michigan put a cap […]

Football, Hots ‘n’ Brats, and Super Fans Two

Surrounding Lyle English and his mom Rose is the assistant coaching staff of the Rockford High School football team, (pictured l–r) Brent Cummings, David Lee, Bob Rogers, (hidden behind Lyle) Stu Wilkes, Randy VanderVeen, Rick Wilburn, Joe Schwander and Steve Dengler. The smiling assistants had just received Lyle’s specially created stained glass piece to honor the multi-talented behind-the-scenes staff.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Friday evening’s annual kick-off to the Rockford High School (RHS) 2011 football season played out to everyone’s delight. Football players, their parents and grandparents, extended families, friends and Rockford football fanatics all enjoyed an evening of preseason community building fellowship. The Rockford Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium’s home seating section […]