Sports

North Shore Gymnastics Association started the fall season off with a bang by placing high at the Season Premier Invitational, Sept. 20-21 in St. Paul Park. The club’s Level 3 team finished second and Level 4 took home third place team honors. In Level 3, Kate Swenson (8) placed second overall with an all-around score [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford’s football team found it difficult to overcome the motivation Maple Lake utilized to defeat the Rockets 45-15 Friday. It was Homecoming for the Irish. Plus, players were inspired by Morgan Moeller, a current player who is still in a coma after being in a car accident earlier in [...]

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One key player honored and another is injured BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford’s girls soccer team had some mixed feelings last week in splitting two games. Along the way there was some good and bad news. The Rockets sailed along with a fourth straight victory when edging Southwest Christian 1-0. The streak ended [...]

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Rockets dominate Kimball 45-0 for homecoming BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford changed the trend of being entangled in close football games by blasting Kimball Area 45-0 Friday for homecoming. So far this season the Rockets were involved in all close and evenly matched games, winning 17-7, losing 14-13 and losing 19-14. In the [...]

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Volleyball enters DC tournament BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford learned what it can do when fielding a full boys cross country team at Saturday’s Milaca Mega Meet. The Rockets finished 12th out of 30 teams in Class AA. Competing in his first race of the season, senior Nick Klonne ran a personal best [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The leaders of the pack for the Rockford boys and girls cross country teams at last week’s Rocket Run invitational at Shamrock golf course in Corcoran were newcomers to the sport. Running in their first varsity race, both Austin Hubbs and Grace Clark ran very well to lead their [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The start of Rockford’s home football game against Holdingford Friday brought back memories of last year’s 42-0 blowout by the two-time defending Central Minnesota Conference champions. On the second play Holdingford ran for a 55-yard touchdown. The Rockets responded by driving down to the 4-yard-line, but the play was [...]

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Rockford sports notes BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford volleyball is on the upswing despite the 1-7 early season record. After starting the season with defeats against St. Anthony Village 3-0, Breck 3-1 and Zimmerman 3-1, Rockford defeated Fridley 3-0 last week, followed by a competitive 3-1 loss to Holdingford and three more narrow [...]

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