“Factory Cagers in Close Tilts” – 1946, R.I.A.A. Industrial League


Source:  Rockford Register-Republic Nov. 20, 1946

“Factory Teams Open Soft Ball League Season” – June 19, 1929

Source:  Rockford Daily Republic June 19, 1929  Article Continues Below

Around the Loop with Uncle Jim – 11-30-1948

Around Loop Uncle Jim 1948

Source: Rockford Sports News and Entertainment  11-30-1948

Camp Grant – Cage Quintet Leaves

“The Camp Grant basketball squad leaves today on a two day tour, playing the first game tonight at Evanston against Fort Sheridan cagers in a benefit tilt for underprivileged children. The Evanston Optimists Club is sponsoring the game.

“This will be the third meeting between the two teams with Camp Grant winning the first two games, 43 to 33 at Evanston and 35 to 28 at Rockford. On Saturday night the Warriors play a return game with Illinois Wesleyan at Bloomington. Camp Grant won the first game, played at Rockford, 45 to 37.

“On Feb. 5 Camp Grant goes to Beloit to meet the Beloit Fairies in a return game, the soldiers winning the first game played there. On Saturday, Feb. 7, Camp Grant and the American Hardware team, defending champions and leaders in the Industrial League, clash at East high gym in a Red Cross benefit game.”

Source: Rockford Morning Star Jan. 30, 1942.