Sports

Rockford soccer team’s strength begins to show

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Allison Huyser moves the ball toward the goal. Photo by BRET DOUD   by IAN PURVIS and JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER  The Rockford girls varsity soccer team may be one of the area’s best kept secrets, but the word is going to get out. After a dismal 1-0 loss to Grandville on Wednesday, April 15, the Rams came back with impressive shutouts against Hudsonville Friday night, [...]

RHS to host charity volleyball tournament

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School (RHS) volleyball team is hosting a charity co-ed 4-on-4 volleyball tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life at Rockford High School on Saturday, May 9. Tournament play begins at 10 a.m.             The tournament contains the following divisions:             Middle School (grades 6-8) [...]

Strong second half allows varsity soccer to shut out visiting Fremont 5-0

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The contest on March 30 between the Rockford varsity girls soccer team and the visiting Fremont Packers was a mismatch from the start. First of all, the Rams boast 20 players on the roster; Fremont just pulled up a junior varsity player to round out theirs at 12. Second, the Rams pride themselves in a starting goalie with four years of varsity [...]

Rams boys golf ties in

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford boys varsity golf team competed with Grandville and Hudsonville on Wednesday, April 1, at L.E. Kaufman Golf Course in Wyoming, Mich. The Rockford boys defeated Hudsonville, who scored 173, and tied with Grandville at 167. Rockford’s Sam Gallup was a medalist with a score of 39. Three other top scorers were Eric Conroy with 41, Jake Chaffee 42, and Trent [...]
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