Sports

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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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford will open the football season at home against Watertown-Mayer, the same team it played when ending last season. It will be parent’s night when the Rockets play host to WM, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 in the first game. Watertown-Mayer defeated Rockford 35-14 in the second round of [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Participation in cross country at Rockford is running low with 33 out for boys and girls in grades 7-12. The varsity girls team has seven runners. It did not help when junior Emma Hawley was in a car accident and will not run this season. The top runner on [...]

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Boys soccer Rockford’s boys soccer team opened the season last week with a 5-0 loss to Princeton and a 2-0 loss to Sauk Rapids-Rice. The Rockets play at Mound-Westonka, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2 and at home against Brooklyn Center, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, Girls soccer Girls soccer is at Cambridge-Isanti 7 p.m. Aug. [...]

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If you wonder how Rockford’s football team will do this season, come to the six-team scrimmage starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Rockford. Teams include Dassel-Cokato, Milaca, Patrick Henry, Minnehaha Academy and Minneapolis Patrick Henry. The event is in preparation for the home opener, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 against Watertown-Mayer. Other home [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Come young and old, Rockford girls soccer coach Abbey Maus looks for her team to be competitive. Rockford will count on five seniors and six ninth-graders to go with one player in grades 11, 10, eighth and seventh. “Our program has two terrific captains, seniors Brianna Calder and Julia [...]

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