Showers participates in University of Evansville Freshman service project

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The University of Evansville (UE) is proud to announce that Shain Showers of Belmont participated in the Freshman Service Project on Monday, August 20. The project sent new UE students to 20 locations throughout Evansville, Ind., including parks, community centers, and other nonprofit organizations, to perform tasks ranging from painting to cleaning to landscaping. The […]

Showers enrolls at University of Evansville

Shain Showers of Belmont has enrolled at the University of Evansville. Showers, majoring in finance, joins an entering class defined by its strong academic ability and diversity. Members of the freshman class averaged 1,176 on the SAT’s critical reading and math components. (The national average, as reported by SAT, is 1,011.) They also scored an […]

Showers commits to play baseball at University of Evansville

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Rockford High School (RHS) recently announced that senior Shain Showers has officially committed to play baseball at NCAA Division One University of Evansville. Showers was recruited as a shortstop. Evansville, coached by Wes Carroll, plays in the very strong Missouri Valley Conference. In 2011, Evansville defeated Big 10 champions Michigan State twice. Also, since 1995, […]

Rockford Rams state baseball champs

The Rockford Rams celebrate the championship after the last pitch against Temperance Bedford on June 18.

The Rams did what they have done all year. They used quality pitching, solid defense and clutch hitting to grind out a win against the Temperance Bedford Kicking Mules in the state title game in Battle Creek on June 18. Four of the seven playoff games from districts to the state title game were one-run […]

Review of Rockford baseball’s 2011 championship season

RAM PRIDE SPREADS LIKE WILDFIRE—Rockford's Ram pride made its way to Denver, Colorado on Saturday, June 18 during the Colorado Rockies and Detroit Tigers game at Coors Field. Congratulations, Ram baseball.

The Rams didn’t have anyone get drafted in the MLB draft this year. It’s not that they didn’t have talent—they certainly did. But they didn’t rely on the pitcher who throws 90+ or the hitter who hit 20 homeruns. What they did have was a never-give-up attitude, a mantra of GBED (Get Better Every Day) […]