Rockford boys place third at Div. I State Swim Championships

The Rockford Rams swim/dive team wins third place in the state championships.

With over 50 teams competing at the Division I State Swim Championships on March 11-12 at Oakland University, Rockford showed just how far they have come this year when they nabbed the third-place title with 150 points, becoming the only west side team to bring home a trophy. It has been 10 long years since […]

Rams swim/dive team finishes 10-0 on Senior Night

Senior Ben Fredrickson swims the 100 fly.

There couldn’t have been a more appropriate occasion for the Rams to host Senior Night than on their last OK Red dual meet of the season at Rockford’s home pool on Thursday, Feb. 17. It was a bittersweet ending to a perfect conference dual meet record, as the Rams beat the Grandville Bulldogs 196-116, making […]

Rockford takes close second in West Michigan Relays

Nick Willison helps his team earn fourth place in the 400-yard medley relay.	Photo by DENISE WEBB

31 medals, one state-qualifying time by DENISE WEBB At the beginning of the season, Rockford Head Coach Tom Parks commented that it was going to be a tough OK Red conference season for Rockford’s swim/dive team. The truth of this statement became evident on December 19 at the West Michigan Relays held at the Holland […]

Swim/Dive team wins first meet of season 115-61

Rockford sophomore Cody Brown plows through the water. Photo by GORDY PETERSON

by DENISE WEBB Rockford Head Coach Tom Parks was all smiles at the end of his first swim/dive meet of the season not because Rockford won 115-61 against Byron Center, but because of how well the men performed both as a team and individually. “We graduated last year some very fast swimmers with impressive state […]