Rockford High School Water Polo Team

Rockford water polo athletes named All American

July 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

On July 4, the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) named Rockford High School athletes Casey Wolfer, Eric Chisholm and Patrick Fase Water Polo All Americans for the 2010-2011 school year. Fase and Chisholm helped lead the Rockford boys team to their eighth state championship this past fall, with senior goaltender Fase making 385 saves and junior [...]

Rams win seventh straight district water polo title

October 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford High School hosted the Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) West Region district championships last weekend, and the Rams emerged as West Region East District champs for the seventh straight year. Rockford has not lost a district game since the current postseason format was adopted by the MWPA in 2004. Photo by GORDON PETERSON   The week began with Jenison [...]

USA Water Polo honors Rockford player

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

For the first time ever a Rockford athlete has been chosen by USA Waterpolo—the sport’s national organization—as Athlete of the Month. Conor Thelan and Coach Dave McWatters pose together at the annual Rockford Water Polo Banquet. Conor Thelen was one of four seniors on the Rockford High School water polo team this season, and in an amazing tie-breaking move, all [...]

Rockford water polo claims sixth straight district title

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rams celebrate their sixth consecutive district trophy. Photo by GORDEN PETERSON Rockford fought through a week of illness and some stiff competition to claim its sixth consecutive district water polo title Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Rockford High School pool. The Rams have not lost a game in a district championship tournament since the format was adopted in 2004. The [...]

Young Rockford water polo team learns tough lessons

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

Senior Kyle Peterson takes a shot. Photo by GORDON PETERSON The Rockford boys water polo team won three games and lost three last week. Their 2009 record now stands at 7-4. Other teams in the region are gunning for Rockford, and the young Rams are learning how tough it is to close out games and win consistently. Rockford started the week on Wednesday, Sept. 9 with a [...]