Tim Cooper

Dorulla takes state wrestling championship, four others place

March 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Pox knocks Stefanski from title defense by TIM COOPER Tyler VanRooyen works for a takedown on his way to a seventh-place finish. Photo by JIM COOPER On the verge of defending his individual state championship title at 215 pounds, a childhood illness knocked senior Joe Stefanski out of the competition when he contracted chicken pox, ending his high school wrestling career [...]

Ending bittersweet for Ram wrestlers

March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

by TIM COOPER  Austin Scogg is on his way to a 3-1 victory in the state semifinals against Hartland's John Julian. Photo by JIM COOPER The Rockford Rams traveled to Battle Creek on Friday, March 26 for the final dual meets of the season. In the quarterfinals the Rams took on Westland John Glenn, a team they had defeated in late December. One Ram in particular found [...]

Rams advance to state team wrestling tournament

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford sends seven to individual state competition by TIM COOPER Jake Banaszak squares off with Lowell's Connor Cruse in the 285-pound match during team regionals at Kentwood on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Photo by JIM COOPER In the opening round of the team regional competition, Rockford faced a familiar foe when they wrestled the Wildcats of Jenison. Rockford had beaten [...]

Ram wrestlers qualify 10 for regionals, prepare for Lowell rematch

February 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Drew Scogg (135) takesPaco Diaz of Traverse City Central to the mat in the district team finals.   by TIM COOPER After a long two-hour bus ride north to Traverse City, the Rockford Rams had to wait for their first opponent, as Traverse City Central and Traverse City West met in the first dual meet of team districts. The two Traverse City schools went to the final match [...]

Rams grab their champion share of last home dual wrestling meet

February 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Nate Rojas suffers his first defeat in a tough OK Red conference against Anwar Munye of East Kentwood. Photo by JIM COOPER by TIM COOPER  With the starting weight drawn at 140 pounds, Rockford’s Austin Scogg took to the mat first on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Rockford High School. Scogg’s opponent was a well-coached Niko Parks of East Kentwood. Apparently attempting to [...]
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