Rockford football

BY DAVE PEDERSEN Rockford started and finished the football season against Watertown-Mayer. The Rockets lost 17-7 against the Royals back on week one and earned a second chance in the semifinals of the Class 3, Section 2 tournament Saturday. The No. 6 seeded Rockets took down No. 3 Minneapolis Patrick Henry 32-12 to open the […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Rockford’s football players were upbeat and thinking positive when entering the section football playoffs this week despite ending the regular season with a 42-0 loss to Holdingford last week. Given the No. 6 seed, Rockford (3-5) opened section play at No. 3 Minneapolis-Patrick Henry (5-3) Tuesday, after this issue went to press. […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN With the game on the line, Rockford came up with the play of the day to earn a come from behind 29-26 victory over Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted last Friday in the last regular season home game. Trailing 26-22 with 4:10 to play in the game, Rockford quarterback Brock Deering turned a third down […]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Rockford’s football team looked for an encore performance against Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at homecoming Friday after playing well in the upset victory over ranked Maple Lake. However, the curtain fell on the Rockets in a 22-7 defeat. The Rockets had plenty of good plays involving long gainers that were called back due to penalties. […]

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