Rams open conference play, down Hudsonville

Ryan Darby finds the end zone.	Photo by TONY ANDERSON

by TONY ANDERSON On Friday, Sept. 11 the Rockford Rams hosted the Hudsonville Eagles. Rockford won the coin toss and chose to defer to the second half. The Rams then kicked off to the Eagles. There was a fumble on the play and the ball was recovered by Rockford’s Kevin Badersnider. The Rams took over […]

Ram harriers win second invite

On a day that started out with a long, early morning bus ride in heavy fog, the Rockford boys cross country team made their own sunshine for Coach Andrew Martin, as they won their second consecutive invitational of the 2009 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 12. Traveling to Bath, near Lansing, the Rams joined 12 other […]

Young Rockford water polo team learns tough lessons

Senior Connor Thelen spots an open teammate.	Photo by GORDON PETERSON

    Early victories over Hudsonville, Troy Athens, and Troy put Rockford in the final four. The three games featured a balanced scoring attack by Rockford—every player contributed at least one goal. The Rams then squared off in the semifinals with rival Ann Arbor Pioneer. Four hard-fought quarters weren’t enough to decide a winner. Neither […]

Rams JV soccer wins one, ties one first week of school

Connor Doud (#10)

Rockford’s junior varsity soccer team had two home games this week. The first game was Wednesday, Sept. 9 against the West Catholic Falcons. The Rams had an easy time with the Falcons. The first goal came at four minutes into the game. Connor Doud shot a penalty-kick bullet past the Falcons’ defense into the back […]

Obituaries – September 17, 2009

Fisher Carole M. Fisher, age 44, passed away September 12, 2009, from accidental injuries. Born in Big Rapids, she graduated from Cedar Springs High School in 1982. With her family, she enjoyed yearly tent camping trips to the Upper Peninsula. Prior to an accident in 1991, she loved to dance and roller-skate, and later played […]