Denise Webb

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 takes seventh in state for swimming, diving

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

by DENISE WEBB At state finals for any sport, the realization of how refined and talented Rockford’s athletes are becomes evident. The March 12 and 13 swimming and diving Division I state preliminaries and finals were no exception. Fifty-four Michigan high schools qualified this year to compete at this event, where only the best of the best participate. Crushing the [...]

Rockford wins ninth conference championship with fierce momentum

March 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

by DENISE WEBB Shoulder-to-shoulder spectators and fans witnessed a Rockford historical moment as the underdog prevailed on February 25-27 at the Rams’ natatorium at the conclusion of what Head Coach Tom Parks coined a “dog fight season.” Rockford overtook six extremely fast and talented OK Red conference teams to secure its second consecutive conference [...]

Rockford swim/dive team defeats East Kentwood 192-116

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

by DENISE WEBB “It was one of the best nights of my life,” said a smiling senior Andrew Murray, as he exited Rockford’s natatorium February 18 after swimming his last high school dual meet. Senior Brian Ginebaugh improves his existing state-qualifying time in the 100-yard breaststroke by .78 seconds with a time of 1:01.45. Murray had much to smile about that [...]

Rockford swim/dive team dominates invitational, earns 11 medals

January 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s swim/dive team is all smiles, holding the first-place trophy for the second consecutive year by winning Rockford’s own invitational by 124.5 points. (Not pictured are divers Tyler Johnson, Noah Markel, LJ McCauley and Kurt Plaggemars. Photo by TRACY BROWN   by DENISE WEBB As senior swimmer Alex Devries walked into Rockford High School’s pool area [...]
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