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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS A 20-6 loss to Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted last week contributed to Rockford earning the No. 6 seed in the Class 3A, Section 2 football playoffs. They tournament started play Tuesday, Oct. 21 after this issue went to press. Rockford was matched against No. 3 seed Glencoe-Silver Lake. The Rockets finished [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS In a season of learning Rockford’s volleyball team will get another lesson when facing number one seed Maple Lake in the 5AA south sub-section tournament, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. Coach Jen Stoa says in general this season has been a year of growth for a young team. The [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Competition is good for making progress, especially if it is on your own team. That has been the case for Rockford’s girls cross country team, led by two up and coming eighth-graders. Coach Jason Hester said Erin Hopkins has been playing catch up all season and finally caught up [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford did some good things against Pierz in a home football game Friday, but not enough to upset the No. 4 ranked team in Class 3A when losing 27-12. The Central Minnesota Conference champion found itself in a battle when leading 14-12 late in the first half. Pierz scored [...]

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Rockford sports report BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford’s boys and girls soccer teams lost first round games in the Section 6A playoffs last week. The girls lost 1-0 to Providence Academy to finish 6-8-1 on the season. The boys lost 10-0 to Benilde-St. Margaret’s to be 1-15. CROSS COUNTRY Rockford’s cross country teams [...]

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‘I am glad to be putting my energy into Rockford’ BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Director of Teaching and Learning at Rockford Area Schools is a position some may not know about, but it is a critical part of keeping the district moving forward academically. This year, Peter Grimm has stepped up to [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford bounced back from a football loss the week before and came back from a 12-6 second half deficit to defeat Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 18-12 Friday. The Rockets had lost at Maple Lake 45-15 for Homecoming. It was also Homecoming at BBE. The game was very windy with gusts reported up [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The girls soccer team at Rockford has had an up and down season but is on the up track entering the Section 6A playoffs this week. Rockford started the season with four losses, followed by four wins and four losses. Last week the team returned to the winning streak, [...]

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