Sports

Rockford used equipment collection As one of its community service projects, the Rockford Area Athletic Association (RAAA) is collecting new and gently used sports equipment and shoes to disperse locally to families who are unable to participate in organized sports due to the cost of equipment. Plus, items will go to Uganda through Make a [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   Rockford will finally get started playing on its remodeled softball complex by playing host to the Rocket Invitational, Saturday, April 26. The four teams will play each other with games set for 10 a.m. noon and 2 p.m. Rockford plays Robbinsdale-Cooper, Bemidji and Washburn in that order. Admission [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   Some competitors from the recent North Shore Gymnastics Association who qualified for the seven-state Region IV championships in Fargo North Dakota did well enough to advance to the next level. Amanda Bartemio, a Level 10 gymnast, placed fifth to secure a selection to the Junior Olympic Nationals in [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   It could not have been a better first meet on the new Rockford track when Rockford welcomed four boys teams to the school’s first outdoor home meet since 2007. Rockford had planned to have the time trial meet in the field house, but the outdoor track facility was [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   The only thing that slowed Rockford’s softball team last week was the muddy roads leading to the renovated field. Otherwise, an offensive onslaught produced 42 runs in three victories to start the season. Rockford edged Delano 12-11 in a game moved from Rockford to Delano due to wet [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

  BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   If Rockford has as short of a baseball season like it had last season, the team will be prepared this time with most of the top players returning. Rockford started last season very late on April 29 because of the cold wet weather conditions and concluded less [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   Rockford’s boys golf team was able to squeeze in the first league meet of the season Friday when weather was still kind of warm and courses kind of playable. The Rockets opened defense of its Central Minnesota Conference title by winning the first event at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. Rockford scored [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

North Shore Gymnastics Association’s boys team did very well at the recent state meet at Anoka Ramsey Community College by capturing eight individual first place finishes. A team of 24 boys represented the club based in Maple Plain. The Level 8 team finished second with a score of 204.700.  Josh Fix (15) was state champion [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow