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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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Representing the Rockford Area Athletic Association (RAAA), the 10C team captured the Crow River Youth Baseball tourney title this summer. The team was 11-8 overall, going 7-7 in the regular league season and 4-1 in tournament play. After a first round bye as the top seed in the league tourney, Rockford defeated Annandale Redbirds 11-3 [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford kicked off the football season at home Thursday with a 17-7 victory against Watertown-Mayer, the defending Minnesota River Conference champions. The Rockets play at home against Holdingford, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5. Last year Holdingford won 42-0 on the way to winning the Central Minnesota Conference title. The [...]

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Rockford sports notes BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford volleyball, plus girls and boys soccer teams got off to slow starts to the new seasons when going winless. The Rocket cross country teams seek to speed up things when competing in local invitational events. The Rocket Run Invitational starts at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. [...]

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