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 […]

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 […]

Strong second half allows varsity soccer to shut out visiting Fremont 5-0

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The contest on March 30 between the Rockford varsity girls soccer team and the visiting Fremont Packers was a mismatch from the start. First of all, the Rams boast 20 players on the roster; Fremont just pulled up a junior varsity player to round out theirs at 12. Second, the Rams pride […]

Rams boys golf ties in

The Rockford boys varsity golf team competed with Grandville and Hudsonville on Wednesday, April 1, at L.E. Kaufman Golf Course in Wyoming, Mich. The Rockford boys defeated Hudsonville, who scored 173, and tied with Grandville at 167. Rockford’s Sam Gallup was a medalist with a score of 39. Three other top scorers were Eric Conroy […]

Rams varsity soccer shuts out Cedar Springs, ties quicker FHE

Sam Decker attacks up the middle of the field during the Cedar Springs game.	Photo by BRET DOUD

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER and IAN PURVIS If the Rockford girls varsity soccer team’s defense was a welcoming committee, the reception last week would have been as cold as the weather. The Rams’ stingy backfield allowed no goals to be scored against them in the second week of play. Goalie Kristin Darby-assisted by the four diamond […]