Rockford Water Polo Team

Rockford water polo participates in USA Water Polo Junior Olympics

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER  Reese Patino is pictured in one of Rockford’s games at the Water Polo USA Junior Olympics. Two of Rockford’s boys water polo teams recently participated in the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics, which took place in California. The top 84 teams in the nation played at the event. Rockford finished 41st out of the 84 teams in the 16-and-under category, [...]

Water Polo does well in first year at Meijer State Games

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER Rockford and the opposing team attempt to get control of the ball during competition at the recent Meijer State Games. Rockford water polo was well represented with its number of teams and their finishes at the Meijer State Games recently. More than 5,000 West Michigan athletes competed in events including archery, 3-D archery, basketball, BMX biking, [...]

Two Rockford water polo teams earn perfect records in Shootout

September 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rockford junior Justin Hulsebus plays tough defense. The “Shootout at the Shore” water polo tournament took place this past weekend, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, at pools in Grand Haven and Holland West Ottawa with 16 teams from around the state of Michigan. Rockford men’s water polo sent two teams with a total of 30 polo players to compete at the Shootout. The [...]

Four-senior play wins state championship

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

SENIORS END HIGH SCHOOL WATER POLO CAREER WITH WINNING PLAY—Senior captains Derik Bothma, Connor Thelen, Kyle Peterson and Tyler Manikowski lift the state championship trophy. Photo by GORDON PETERSON Let’s start at the end. State championship game—end of third period—and Rockford water polo senior captain Tyler Manikowski has been struggling. At the side of the [...]

Rockford seeks seventh state water polo title

November 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

The district champion Rockford Rams compete for the state water polo championship Nov. 13-14. Photo by GORDON PETERSON The Rockford water polo team will head to Seaholm High School in Birmingham Friday afternoon, Nov. 13, to compete in the Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) state championship. The Rams have won six state water polo titles in the past, including five [...]