Rockford football crushes Jenison

KC Zenner and Shain Showers team up to stop the Wildcat ball carrier.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Rams carry eight-game win streak into the playoffs  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER A small crowd braved the cold temperatures on Friday, Oct. 21, as the Rockford Rams battled the Wildcats of Jenison in the final football game of the 2011 regular season. Even temperatures in the 30s weren’t enough to cool off the […]

Rams varsity football improves to 3-1

Ryan Hartley darts around the end of the offensive line. Hartley scored two touchdowns Friday night.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Defense shines in first half  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER  Ryan Hartley darts around the end of the offensive line. Hartley scored two touchdowns Friday night. Photo by JIM COOPER An undefeated West Ottawa Panthers football team paid a visit to the Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium on Friday, Sept. 16, to face the Rams […]

Can drive supports Rams football

The Rockford Rams football team will be holding the final pop can drive of the season on September 24, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Head Coach Ralph Munger expects good effort and a strong finish. Players will be doing their part to raise money for their program by collecting cans, trying to meet the budget. […]

Rams halt Buccaneers

Offensive lineman Ivy Johnson fulfills a lifelong dream by scoring a touchdown late in the fourth quarter Friday night.	Photo by JIM COOPER

by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER Good things don’t always come in small packages. As running back Brady Gent was about to score his fourth touchdown to cap off a brilliant night, no one expected to see the ball pop out of his sure hands. Even more unexpected was big offensive lineman Ivy Johnson falling […]

Rockford bursts past Holt, wins football battle of the Rams

Brandon Lubenow scores his second touchdown of the game after receiving a pass from Kyle Short.	Photo by JIM COOPER

by TIM COOPER Not since 2002 had the Rockford Rams lost two games in a row. Rockford hadn’t gone 0-2 to start a season since 1978. Only four times since 1950 have they dropped the first two games of the year. After a week one loss to Lowell, and the perennial state power Holt Rams […]