Rams baseball goes 2-1 in swing through Indiana

by RANDY GREGORY The nationally ranked Rockford varsity baseball team jumpstarted the 2012 season with a trio of games in Indiana last week. The Rams started things off on the right foot by routing Bedford-North Lawrence 14-3. They then topped Edgewood by a count of 8-1 before dropping the finale to Lawrence Central by a […]

Rams split games in districts to end solid season

The Rockford varsity baseball team split a pair of non-league games on Saturday, May 22. In the opener, they beat Ogema Heights 4-0 behind a solid pitching performance by junior lefty Joe Kropiewnicki. Mt. Pleasant handed them a loss in the second game. Rockford’s offense struggled a bit, as they had just four hits in […]

Rams baseball defeats Grand Haven 5-0, 11-2

Rockford’s Andrew Rademacher slides headfirst into home to help the Rams defeat Grand Haven 5-0 at home on Wednesday, May 12.

The Rockford varsity baseball team hosted and defeated Grand Haven on Wednesday, May 12, in a game that was rescheduled due to rain. The Rams scored early and never looked back. Their potent offense struggled as they only garnered three hits on the day. Fortunately, Bryan Baldwin pitched with his normal effectiveness and the Rams […]

15th win of season is 300th of career for Rockford coach

The Rockford varsity baseball team gathers after a recent practice to recognize Coach Ian Hearn’s (back, second from right) 300th victory as a high school baseball coach.

Rockford varsity baseball Coach Ian Hearn notched his 300th win at Grand Haven on Friday, May 14. That’s no small feat for someone just 38 years old. It often takes many coaches 18 years, 20 years or even longer to hit the 300 mark. It took Coach Hearn just over 11 seasons. That also qualifies […]

Rams varsity baseball splits a pair in Midland

Rams sophomore Drew Farmer pounds a triple that drives in two runs in Saturday’s game one against Midland Chemics.

Rockford’s varsity baseball team split a pair of games with Midland on Saturday, May 1. The Rams dropped the opener 9-8 in seven innings and only needed five innings in the back end of the doubleheader to win in convincing fashion 13-3. In game one, the Rams traded the lead with the Chemics of Midland […]