Sports

Rockford baseball off to tremendous start

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Mike Parsell slides into base during the West Ottawa game. Photo by KANDI JEZAK Last week was a busy one for Rockford varsity baseball. On Monday, April 13, the Rams hosted Greenville for a double-header and won both games. Later in the week, the boys split games with West Ottawa-away on Wednesday, April 15, and at home on Friday, April 17.   Zach Vanderweide slides into [...]

616 wins water polo tournament

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Water polo has been one of the success stories of Rockford High School athletics over the past decade or more. The state championships and winning seasons have been well-documented. Yet it seems the story does not end there. Several Rockford water polo alumni have teamed up with players from other West Michigan programs to form the 616 water polo team. They practice and [...]

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) [...]
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