Rockford girls soccer shoots lights out

Junior Ram Jordan Diffenderfer makes a play for the goal. Photo by Bret Doud

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The Rockford soccer team was on fire Friday night, April 24, taking 29 shots and a record nine corner kicks against visiting Jenison. Three of the shots went in and many more could have if not for the formidable goal-keeping skills of the Wildcats’ Kelly Hevelhurst, who made 15 saves. The Rams […]

Stix for a Cure

Rockford girls lacrosse team will play against East Grand Rapids on May 6 at 6:30 p.m. at East Rockford Middle School for a Pink Out Cancer Benefit. All proceeds are to benefit Rockford Relay for Life, and the event is sponsored by Pegasus Sports.

Rockford girls lacrosse wins two more

The Rams girls lacrosse team traveled to West Ottawa on a dreary cold Monday and added their own heat by lighting up the scoreboard for a team record of 26 goals on April 20. Andi Raymond led the onslaught with a team-record seven goals while adding six assists. Meagan Emery has sniper-like accuracy with five […]

Rockford Rebels announce Player of the Week

Ryan Baumann

  Ryan Baumann was named Player of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending April 26, 2009. Baumann hit a two-run double in a game against Lowell and pitched five solid innings in close game against the Downriver Outlaws in a tournament in Battle Creek.

School lunch is great value

by JOHN HENRY Food Service Director Rockford Public Schools   The school lunches are still a great value both nutritionally and economically! Nationally, the school lunch price is under $2.30 and is a well-balanced meal. Every school lunch includes five great choices: milk-fat-free or one percent vegetable-fresh to frozen fresh fruit of all kinds grains-more […]