Rockford baseball

BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Rockford defeated Fridley 3-0 to open the Class 5AA East subsection baseball tournament last week. Next up for the Rockets is the double elimination part of East Subsection that started Tuesday in Loretto, after this issue went to press. No. 4 seed Rockford took on top seed Providence Academy. […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Wins against the top teams in the Central Minnesota Conference last week earned Rockford a second place finish, the best the school has done in more than 15 years. Coach Randy Griffith hopes the strong finish leads to a good seeding in the upcoming section playoffs, where seeding was […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Rockford’s attempt to make up ground in a postponed by bad weather baseball season took another step backwards when more games were washed out last week, including makeup games. Following Monday’s reported wins the Rockets had a few more double headers planned, but managed to move Thursday’s games against […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Slow but sure Rockford is winning baseball games during a season of washouts. Since opening the season April 11, the Rockets had played just three other games until squeezing in a double header win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa last Thursday. The rest of the week was rained out. Rockford started this […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Former Minnesota Twin Jim Thome visited Rockford Tuesday, Sept. 24, to see the park that bears his name. Jim Thome Park in the Parkwood Development is home to Bankwest/Lamperts Field, the new home of Rockford Youth Baseball. “It is not often you get a professional baseball player with more than 600 home […]

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