Rockford hockey loses nail biter

Senior Erik Datema skates around a Traverse City defenseman to get a shot on net.	Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

Thursday, March 3, the Rockford Rams varsity hockey team traveled to Traverse City to take on the Titans from Traverse City West. The Rams knew it would be a tough game, playing a very good team in their home arena in the second round of the state championship tournament. Many were concerned that a long […]

Rockford hockey battles conference champs to end

Rams senior Thomas Soupal outskates two Grand Rapids Catholic Central players.	Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

Friday night, Feb. 25, the Rockford varsity hockey team took on the Cougars from Grand Rapids Catholic Central in the final regular season finale for both teams. Catholic Central, the top ranked team in the west side of the state, chose this night as their Senior Night celebration. They have a veteran squad this year, […]

Rockford varsity hockey takes second in season opener tournament

Rockford senior Thomas Soupal skates on a breakaway and scores. Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

The Rockford High School varsity hockey team opened the 2010-2011 season against Forest Hills Central Friday night, Nov. 26, at the East Kentwood Tournament. The Rams have a young team with a roster that includes six sophomores and one freshman. Despite the youth, this team promised to play solid hockey in the competitive OK Tier […]

Rams hockey splits pair at Walker Classic

Geoff Garman takes a shot on goal for the Rams.	Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

The Rams varsity hockey team split a pair of games last weekend, Jan. 8-9, at the annual Walker Classic. Although both were hard-fought games against very formidable opponents, the Rams lost their first game Friday night, Jan. 8, to the always tough and top-ranked Grandville Bulldogs 5-2. The first seven minutes of play started out […]