September 15 2011

Day-long suicidal manhunt ends at Healing Fields

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by BETH ALTENA Fifteen rescue units from Cannon Township, the Kent County Sheriff’s Department and Rockford Ambulance are on the scene after a suicidal man led officers on a day-long manhunt, calling from his cell phone and threatening suicide. Kent County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Roger Zoppa said a man fleeing authorities but calling on his cell phone threatening to [...]

Rams halt Buccaneers

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by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER Offensive lineman Ivy Johnson fulfills a lifelong dream by scoring a touchdown late in the fourth quarter Friday night. Photo by JIM COOPER Good things don’t always come in small packages. As running back Brady Gent was about to score his fourth touchdown to cap off a brilliant night, no one expected to see the ball pop out of his sure [...]

Rockford Band Invitational to be held this Saturday

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The Rockford Marching Band Invitational will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium. Rockford’s band will host the event and perform in exhibition. Directed by Brian Phillips and led by drum majors John DeGuise, Jacob Hewitt, Ross Knoop and Christian Bomer, the Rockford High School (RHS) marching band will present its 2011 program [...]

Support marching band, win a new car

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Members of the Rockford High School marching band pose with the prize, a 2012 Chevy Cruze Photo by DAVID PISZCZEK You can help the Rockford High School marching band and have a chance to win a 2012 Chevy Cruze! Band parents are selling raffle tickets before the home varsity football games, in front of the stadium, from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., and at the Rockford Marching Band [...]

Two Rockford water polo teams earn perfect records in Shootout

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Rockford junior Justin Hulsebus plays tough defense. The “Shootout at the Shore” water polo tournament took place this past weekend, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, at pools in Grand Haven and Holland West Ottawa with 16 teams from around the state of Michigan. Rockford men’s water polo sent two teams with a total of 30 polo players to compete at the Shootout. The [...]
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