Rockford Rams Football

Rams win fourth consecutive football district championship

November 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford defense shines as offense explodes  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER Ryan Hartley (#6) finds a hole in the line and runs for a first down. Photo by TOM SCOTT According to Head Coach Ralph Munger, when the Rams have a good week in practice, things go well in the game. The Rams had a good week in practice last week. Rockford took little time asserting their dominance [...]

Rockford football wins playoff opener

November 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rams defeat West Ottawa for second time  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER Brady Gent fends off a Panther defender. Gent had two touchdowns in his 115-yard effort. Photo by JIM COOPER With the grueling OK Red conference schedule in the rearview mirror, the Rockford Rams began their drive to a state championship on Friday, Oct. 28. The 8-1 Rams’ first opponent in the [...]

Save your cans for Rams

July 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

The fairest Fourth of July in recent memory had many soaking up the sun and sipping on cold beverages… Wait! Hold on to those cans! A Rockford Ram football player near you wants to take it off your hands. The Rams football team will be holding two pop can drives: July 30 and September 24, from 10:30 until noon. Head Ram Can Man, Ralph Munger, expects good effort [...]

Rams fall in semifinals

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rams fall in semifinals Last-second touchdown ends Rockford’s season by TIM COOPER  With 1:39 seconds remaining in the game, Rockford quarterback Mark LaPrairie saw Neil VanderLaan racing toward the end zone. With the Rams trailing 13-10 to the Plymouth Wildcats, LaPrairie threw into double coverage. As VanderLaan did many times this season, he out-jumped the [...]
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