Rockford hockey takes down Crusaders

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Wednesday night, Feb. 23 at Walker Ice Arena, the Rockford varsity hockey team took on the Crusaders from Muskegon Catholic Central in a rematch of an earlier contest, in which both teams had skated to a 4-4 tie. This night was much different. Early in the contest, Rockford got on the board when freshman Zach […]

Rockford hockey honors seniors with win

Rams senior Zach King breaks down the ice.	Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

Friday night, Feb. 18, the Rockford varsity hockey team honored their seniors first with a ceremony to recognize their accomplishments both on and off the ice. This year’s senior class includes Eric Datema. Alex Schrotenboer, Zack King, Zack Vandawater, Mike Vandervelde and Thomas Soupal. Each of these players and their parents were introduced to an […]

Rockford varsity hockey visits fourth-graders

Rockford varsity hockey player Ben Glass (left) helps fourth-graders (l–r) Maddie Inwood, Charleigh Hiler, Jensen Steinhauer and Dakota Smith with the “teamwork” portion of the team’s visit.

If it is cheers of “Go Rams!” that you hear as you walk down the halls of our Rockford elementary schools over the next few weeks, it is because the Rockford varsity hockey team is visiting the fourth-grade class to discuss character education. The team has developed a youth outreach program that allows the players […]