Alex Devries

Swim/Dive team waves season goodbye

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

by DENISE WEBB Even though the 2010 season for Rockford’s 49 swimmers and divers has ended, the fond memories will continue. Senior Alex Devries breaks the existing 2001 pool record for the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 53.90 at the OK Red conference championship meet. “Looking back at the team’s season, we did really well and accomplished a lot,” said senior [...]

Rockford’s Swim/Dive Team Wins OK Red Conference Title

March 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

by DENISE WEBB How sweet it is to taste victory as the underdog! As West Michigan media favored Grandville as the next winner of the OK Red swimming and diving conference title, Rockford had much to prove as it entered the waters of the Jenison Aquatic Center during preliminaries on Friday, Feb. 27, followed by the final heats on Saturday, Feb. 28. After a two-day battle [...]

Rockford Swim/Dive Defeated by One Point

February 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford 157, West Ottawa 158 by DENISE WEBB There wasn’t a shortage of excitement on Thursday, Feb. 12, as the Rockford and West Ottawa swim and dive teams walked onto the natatorium deck, both undefeated. As bodies, arms, legs and water flew for more than two hours, the winner of the evening remained a mystery until the very last seconds of the meet. The [...]