Sports

Compuware and Lakeshore Storm named champions in Rockford Blue Chip Classic

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Compuware and Lakeshore Storm were the champions in the 14U and 16U divisions over the weekend of the Rockford Blue Chip Classic at Art Van Sports Complex. Compuware was 2-2 after pool play of the 14U division. Sabercats were first at 4-0. On Sunday in championship round play, Compuware blanked the Sabercats 8-0 and advanced to the semifinals where it [...]

How you finish is greater than how you start

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel The Sparks fast-pitch softball team from Racine, Wis., showed that it’s usually more important on how you finish a tournament than how you start it. The Sparks were 2-2 in pool play but went on in bracket action to take first place in the 18U portion of the Rockford Rumble Blue Chip Classic over the weekend at Art Van Sports Complex. Batbusters had a [...]

Two local Rockford students to compete in world’s largest rodeo

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Linnay Mallory Linnay (Couturier) Mallory and Ana Moreno of Rockford have both earned their spot in the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) competition in July. They secured their spots after competing at the Michigan State Finals Rodeo in Ovid, MI last weekend in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending and Goat Tying. Linnay (Couturier) Mallory 17, a Senior has been involved [...]

The HAWK PeeWee B #1 team recently competed in the Adray Hockey State Finals

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

The HAWK PeeWee B #1 team recently competed in the Adray Hockey State Finals in Byron Center. The HAWK team is comprised of eleven kids, ages 11 and 12 from West Michigan, and play their home games at Walker Ice and Fitness Center. Four of the players attend Rockford Public Schools, Brooke Thompson is a 5th grader at Valley View Elementary, Jared Switzer is a 5th grader [...]

Split decision for Rockford softball

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rockford came out of the final week of OK Red softball action with a pair of resounding wins and a pair of tough losses. The losses came at Grand Haven on Monday, May 18th by score of 9-3 and 6-5. The wins came at home on Wednesday, May 20th against West Ottawa by scores of 16-3 and 11-0. The results left Rockford with an overall record of 22-12 and at 7-8 in the always [...]
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