Sports

2015 Rockford FUNdamental Youth Football Clinic nears start time

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford football coaching staff has always provided a great experience to the multitude of youngsters that have annually taken part in the FUNdamental Youth Football Clinic and this year will be no exception. Well over 200 third through sixth graders have already signed up and there is still time to register for the event which will be held Monday, July 27th through [...]

Warm weather brings better conditions for local fisherman

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel   Warmer weather might mean more success in upcoming weeks for Rockford area fishermen. But like anything else, it depends on so many other factors. Chris Herman of the Riverbound Fly Fish Outfitters in Rockford said smallmouth bass fishing at the Rogue River should be productive. He added that various areas of the Rogue are doing good for trout. [...]

USSSA Global World Series at ArtVan Sports Complex

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It was virtually perfect baseball weather over the weekend for the United States Spectator Sports Association Global World Series at Art Van Sports Complex. The Michigan Bulls from Novi and the Rhinos from Northern Chicago battled for the Division B 13U title with the Bulldogs taking a 5-4 victory. The game ended the top of the seventh on a double play. [...]

Summer classic baseball skills

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

by John Raffel Art Van Sports Complex will be hosting a “Summer Classic” baseball skills camp Monday and Tuesday, July 13-14. The cost of the camp, $70, includes a t-shirt and West Michigan Whitecaps ticket discount for the game that night. Ages are 6-to-9 and 10-to-14. The camp will provide youngsters with a baseball skill and drill instruction in a very fun and [...]

USSSA Global World Series at ArtVan

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel It’s called the USSSA Global World Series and it’s coming this week to Art Van Sports Complex. The United States Speciality Sports Association will be sponsoring the event, which starts on Wednesday and will wrap up on Sunday. It’s an all-day event each day. “We have 18 teams from Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa and Indiana in our [...]
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