Camille Riddering, a Hope College junior from Belmont, received the Cancer Federation Award at the Hope honors convocation on Thursday, April 23, 2009. The award is in recognition of superior achievements and dedicated commitment to standards of excellence in the advancement of cancer research.

Jacquelyn Lewis, a Hope College senior from Rockford, received the American Institute of Chemists Award during the college’s annual honors convocation held on Thursday, April 23, 2009. The award establishes statewide recognition of the senior student who, in the estimation of the chemistry faculty, has exhibited diligence in study and research projects, helpfulness in the […]

Parsell signs letter of intent to attend GRCC

Mike Parsell signs a letter of intent with GRCC.	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Rockford High School is pleased to announce that varsity baseball’s senior captain Mike Parsell has officially signed a letter of intent with Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC). Parsell was recruited to play third base for the Raiders. GRCC is regarded as one of the top Division II baseball junior colleges in the country. The Raiders […]

Local student goes Greek at Albion College

Local student Taylor Harding recently pledged Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Albion College. Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded at Illinois Wesleyan University in 1899. The “Tekes” support the Special Olympics. Harding is a sophomore at Albion College. He is the son of David and Megan Harding of Rockford and a graduate of Rockford High School. […]

Rams go 1-1 at Rogers’ annual Wooden Bat Tournament

Ryan Darby tosses to second base for an out.

  Rams go 1-1 at Rogers’ annual Wooden Bat Tournament   Brian Baldwin pitches against Rogers High School. Photo by KANDI JEZAK by JON STREET   Catholic Central (CC) beat Rockford High School 6-2 in the first game of the Rogers Ninth Annual Wooden Bat Tournament at Lamar Park on Saturday, April 25. Sophomore Brendan […]

Wrestler Jason Brew to be honored on May 3

Jason Brew uses his wrestling ability to share his faith.

  The public is cordially invited to share in a special service honoring Jesus Christ in the wrestling career of Jason Brew at Crossfire Ministries on Sunday, May 3. Brew had an outstanding high school wrestling career at Sparta High School, where he became the state champion in his weight class in both his junior […]