Sports

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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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford’s volleyball team has grown in more than one fashion. This fall the team has 40 players out battling for varsity playing time. Paced by six senior leaders and an influx of talented young players, coach Jen Stoa is optimistic the Rockets can improve on last year’s 8-18 record. [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The fall sports season is fast approaching for Rockford High School. The football team will conduct a six-team scrimmage starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. Teams include Dassel-Cokato, Milaca, Patrick Henry, Minnehaha Academy and Minneapolis Patrick Henry. The first game is 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at home [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Jake Gleason, who pitched for Rockford’s amateur baseball team for several years, was granted a transfer to the Delano A’s in June. Gleason proved to be a key factor in Delano earning a trip to the state Class C tournament for the first time in 10 years. Also advancing [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Summer league play may have recently ended in the Rockford Ringers Horseshoe Pitching Club, but the action has not. Some of the top players in the state will compete in the tournament called the Holland Classic named in honor or former state association president Jim Holland. The event is [...]

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