Three wrestlers advance to state finals

Robby Gorton works to turn East Kentwood's Matt Franklin. Gorton will join teammates Austin Scogg and Tyler VanRooyen at the Palace next weekend.

Team season ends by TIM COOPER The Rockford wrestling team entered their regional competition on Wednesday, Feb. 16, looking for a way to make up points against Hudsonville, who beat the Rams 39-20 two weeks prior. Knowing that, Coach Brian Richardson adjusted his lineup in hopes of obtaining more favorable match-ups. Hudsonville grabbed an early […]

Rockford wrestling season opens with shocker at Comstock Park

Jake Byers sets up a take-down in the finals at Comstock Park.

Sixty-two young men start the season for the Rockford wrestling team this year. Notable returning wrestlers are Jake Byers and Jake Johnson, both runners-up from last year’s individual state tournament, along with defending state champions Jake Dorulla and Joe Stefanski. All four seniors have verbally committed to wrestle for Eastern Michigan University next year. Joining […]