Rams rule at Rockford cross-country invitational

Accepting top finisher awards at the Rockford invitational are Mark Lehman, Austin Benoit, Drew Wosnick, Tyler Harney and Casey Aman.	Photo by MARION COLES

The Rockford boys cross-country team started off the 2011 campaign with a solid win at their own invitational meet, held on Saturday, August 27. The meet featured three races that saw a total of seven Rams finish the 5K course under the 18-minute mark. The first race featured the top five upperclassmen; the second race […]

Manett runs to first place

In Rockford’s own cross-country invitational, held Saturday, Aug. 27, Ram senior Taylor Manett takes a substantial lead to eventually win the contest for the girls, against five other teams. The beautiful morning was the first meet this year, used as a “warm up” and kickoff to the season.

North Court Netters runner-up in Circuit state championship

The North Court Netters sixth-grade team competed with girls from all over Michigan in the Michigan Circuit Finals July 29-31 in Grand Rapids. The Netters took home runner-up status, losing to a team from Marshall. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Kendra Veitengruber, Meghan Boyd, Makayla Seelye; (middle) Leah Ferguson; (back row) Coach Bill VanderVelde, Libby O’Brien, Carlee Lindsey, Olivia Rademacher, Kenzie VanderVelde, Madison Helms, and Coach Steve Helms. Also playing in the championship but not pictured was Meredith Harkema.

RHS announces new basketball coach

The Rockford High School Athletic Department is proud to announce the hiring of Nick Allen as the head boys basketball coach. Allen will take over for Steve Majerle, who recently retired after spending 14 years with the Rockford basketball program. Allen has an extensive basketball coaching background. A former Rockford graduate, Allen played basketball for […]

Rockford boys water polo prepares to defend state title

Senior captain Alex Savage fires a shot while junior Justin Hulsebus looks on.

Boys water polo season is underway, and Rockford is off to a solid start with an 8-1 record. The Rams won a tournament hosted by East Lansing the weekend of August 19-20, and finished second in their own tournament the weekend of August 26-27. At the East Lansing tournament, the Rams defeated Ann Arbor Skyline […]