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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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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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