Rockford boys basketball

BY DAVID PEDERSEN As the Section 5AA basketball playoffs get started for Rockford’s girls, the boys were leaving after a thrilling 68-67 loss to Breck last Thursday. Rockford entered the playoffs as the No. 6 seed playing at No. 3 Breck, which moved on to edge No. 2 seed Watertown-Mayer 73-72 Saturday. “We played a [...]

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BY DAVID PEDERSEN The focus of the Rockford and Delano boys and girls basketball teams this week was the section tournament and with the do die mentality. The girls teams have a couple more games to fine tune play before playoffs begin next week. The boys were in the mix this week when section action [...]

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BY DAVID PEDERSEN Rockford’s girls and boys basketball teams got a taste of what they hope to achieve when losing to upper tier programs last week. The boys almost yielded 100 points in the 98-59 loss to No. 1 ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Friday. The girls were also shown how to achieve success in the 73-49 loss [...]

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BY DAVID PEDERSEN Rockford and Delano boys basketball teams took a break from hectic league action and faced off in a non-conference meeting of neighboring schools at Rockford Saturday. Delano won bragging rights with a 64-48 victory. The Tigers roared out of the gate to a 26-14 lead before Rockford finished the first half strong [...]

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Rockford sports report BY DAVE PEDERSEN After losing nine of the first 10 girls basketball games this season, Rockford has been on a turnaround, winning five of the last seven games to go 6-11. The Rockets won two of three recent games and the one loss was a close one, falling 65-62 to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. Rockford [...]

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Rockford sports report BY DAVE PEDERSEN It didn’t matter that Rockford was going against the No. 1 Class A boys basketball team in the state, senior Brock Deering was not about to slow down. Deering had a two-game stretch last week where he was in a very productive groove, showing why the three-year starter has [...]

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Rocket girls fall a little off target BY DAVE PEDERSEN Having more Rockford boys basketball players take part in the scoring in recent games sparked the Rockets to three straight wins, upping the record to 6-2. Last week Rockford rolled to victories over Norwood-Young America 88-51 and West Lutheran 70-57. In each of the last [...]

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Issue of foul trouble addressed BY DAVE PEDERSEN When Rockford gets into foul trouble the outcome of a boys basketball game is literally on the line. That was the case last week when facing two strong Central Minnesota Conference opponents. The Rockets committed 29 fouls in the 69-66 loss to Kimball Area, which took 25 [...]

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