Rams football falls to Detroit Catholic Central

Brandon Lubenow provides the only major highlight for Rockford when he returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Shamrocks too much in semifinals  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER Things looked good early for the Rockford Rams football team on Saturday, Nov. 19, as Brandon Lubenow returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown. Then a Steven Mette field goal on the Rams’ second possession put them up by 10. Then things […]

Rams hold on in regional football final

Kyle Short returns the first of his two interceptions against the Grand Blanc Bobcats.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Rockford advances to face Detroit Catholic Central in semifinals  by TIM COOPER The goal for Coach Ralph Munger and his Rams in the regional final game was not necessarily to stop the high-powered Grand Blanc Bobcats’ offense. Grand Blanc, in the first two games of the playoffs, had run up 108 points, more than any […]

Rams win fourth consecutive football district championship

Ryan Hartley (#6) finds a hole in the line and runs for a first down.	Photo by TOM SCOTT

Rockford defense shines as offense explodes  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER According to Head Coach Ralph Munger, when the Rams have a good week in practice, things go well in the game. The Rams had a good week in practice last week. Rockford took little time asserting their dominance over Grand Ledge in the […]

Rockford football wins playoff opener

Brady Gent fends off a Panther defender. Gent had two touchdowns in his 115-yard effort.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Rams defeat West Ottawa for second time  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER With the grueling OK Red conference schedule in the rearview mirror, the Rockford Rams began their drive to a state championship on Friday, Oct. 28. The 8-1 Rams’ first opponent in the MHSAA Division I football playoffs would be the 6-3 Panthers […]

Rockford football crushes Jenison

KC Zenner and Shain Showers team up to stop the Wildcat ball carrier.	Photo by JIM COOPER

Rams carry eight-game win streak into the playoffs  by TIM COOPER and MATT WEAVER A small crowd braved the cold temperatures on Friday, Oct. 21, as the Rockford Rams battled the Wildcats of Jenison in the final football game of the 2011 regular season. Even temperatures in the 30s weren’t enough to cool off the […]