Rams repeat as state water polo champs

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The dynasty continues. Rockford entered the Michigan Water Polo Association state championships at West Zeeland, who was ranked fourth in the state, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13. But by the time the final whistle blew, the Rams were once again on top, claiming their second consecutive state championship, their seventh in eight years, and […]

Sarah Birkmeier Vaults State Record

Sarah Birkmeier sets state record.

Sarah Birkmeier, Rockford Junior, set an all time State of Michigan record in the Pole Vault on Tuesday, March 24at GVSU.  After tying her own Indoor State Record by jumping 12′ 6″, Sarah then cleared 12′ 8″ to set an all time record for Indoor or Outdoor performances.  Sarah recently won the 2009 Indoor State […]

Rockford Crowns Three State Wrestling Champions

After winning his fourth-straight state championship, Kyle Waldo says, "It feels good to have the world off my shoulders." Photo by JAMES COOPER

Waldo joins elite company with fourth title by TIM COOPER On Thursday, March 12, 896 wrestlers from four divisions walked the floor of the Palace of Auburn Hills in the opening ceremonies of the state individual wrestling championships. Among them were eight hopeful young men from Rockford. Attendance was an all-time high with 43,454 tickets […]

Smooooshed – Wrestlers take State Championship

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Battle Creek, Kellogg Arena March 6 and 7 On Friday, March 6, the top-ranked Rockford Rams placed their hopes and a 23-2 record on the line in a single elimination tournament for the team wrestling state championship. In round one, the Rams faced the 31-7 Roseville Panthers. As the Rams have done most of the […]