Rams swim team celebrates senior night with victory

Last Thursday, Oct. 20, the Rockford swim team honored 16 members of the senior class before the East Kentwood meet. This class has experienced some great moments over the past four years, including an OK Red championship, two top-10 state finishes and numerous individual accomplishments. This group of young women, one of the largest in […]

Rams swim past Zeeland

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Over the last two weeks, the Rockford swim and dive team have proven that they will be a tough contender at the end-of-season championship meets. The Rams continued their OK Red dual meet winning streak by defeating the Jenison Wildcats 215-100 on January 13, and then by dominating the Grand Haven Buccaneers 193-116 on January […]

Rockford Rams swim to victorious season finale

Rockford junior Morgan Longberg swims the 100 backstoke against East Kentwood on Thursday, Oct. 28. Photo by SHANNON OUELLETTE

The Rockford girls swim team easily trounced conference opponent East Kentwood 184-120 Thursday night, Oct. 28. The Rams traveled to Kentwood for the season finale and a new team record by Sarah Smith in the 500 free. Rockford’s A relay team of Casey Wolfer, Rachel Romain, Emily Smith and Jamie Van Porfliet and B relay […]

Close meet, but not in West Ottawa’s favor

Sophomore Daniel Newberger earns points for his team finishing sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:07.75.

Rockford 173, West Ottawa 142 By Denise Webb Numerous times throughout the Rockford vs. West Ottawa swim/dive meet on February 4 at the Rams’ natatorium, fans had to rely on the touchpad results reflected on the scoreboard to determine who won the event. The finishes were often visibly difficult to determine, but the Rams pulled […]

Rams earn ‘veggie tales’ at Jenison swim meet

Eric Chisholm helps his 200-yard relay

  Other veggie winners were senior Connor Thelen, junior Jared Martella (two cans), sophomores Cody Brown, Scott Ginebaugh, Nathan Napolillo, Ben Pitts, Alex Savage, and Josh Travis, and junior diver LJ McCauley.   Rockford finished first in eight events, of which four were state-qualifying times, and placed second, third, fourth and seventh in the diving […]