Sports

Rockford Rowing is gearing up for another great season!

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

This summer, many athletes of all ages have taken advantage of Rockford Rowing’s summer programs and have experienced the thrill of small boat rowing, spending most of their days on the river. Coach Tim Vallier (Head Coach of Rockford Rowing) has offered summer rowing programs over the last few years, to both student athletes from Rockford, as well as the surrounding [...]

Fishing slows down in Rockford

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Fishing in the Rockford area has been slow, but observers like Chris Herman of the Riverbound Fly Fishing Co. of Rockford are hoping it picks up soon. “It’s kind of slow now,” he said. “Mornings are better. Trout were doing pretty good Saturday. We were out there (below the dam the Rogue River) about 7 in the morning. They’re [...]

Special Olympics softball tournament at ArtVan Sports Complex

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It was a special day at Art Van Sports Complex on Saturday. It was Special Olympics Softball tournament day at the facility. Nick Caudle, manager of sports and training for Special Olympics Michigan, said there were about 25 teams and 350 athletes at the one-day event. “They’re mainly from the southwest region,” Caudle said. “But we do have one [...]

ArtVan Sports Complex baseball extravaganza

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It was quite a baseball extravaganza over the weekend with the Game Day USA National Championships at Art Van Complex and other area diamonds. John Binek, tournament director, said there were 101 teams competing in various age brackets from Thursday through Sunday. “It was a beautiful weekend of weather and a great facility here at Art Van Sports [...]

Game Day USA National Championships

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel MCB Hit Dogs Orange was among the champions crowned Sunday in the final day of the Game Day USA national championships at Art Van Sports Complex. The tournament started on Thursday. In the 12U division, Hit Dogs defeated Diamonds 4-3 in the title game. In pool play, Hit Dogs defeated Michigan Blue Jays 8-5, West Michigan Elite Thunder 4-3 and Crystal Lake [...]
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