water polo

8 Victories for Rock Polo

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Senior Jack Dorer takes a shot. On August 28, Rockford’s Varsity Water Polo team traveled to the Jenison Varsity Tournament. They won all four of their games there, beating Holt/EastLansing 6-3, Grand Blanc 14-3, Ann Arbor Pioneer 9-8, and Hudsonville 14-7. Sophomore Cole McAnelly blocked 29 goals over the weekend. Seniors Chad Greenberg and Sam Sikkema scored 3 goals [...]

616 wins water polo tournament

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Water polo has been one of the success stories of Rockford High School athletics over the past decade or more. The state championships and winning seasons have been well-documented. Yet it seems the story does not end there. Several Rockford water polo alumni have teamed up with players from other West Michigan programs to form the 616 water polo team. They practice and [...]

Varsity water polo gets first two wins, JV five wins

April 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Varsity athlete Kaitlyn Cress helps her team to a season-starting win. Photo by PATRICK KEELEY by PATRICK KEELEY Rockford’s varsity water polo team-ranked fourth in the state-evened their overall record at 3-3 (2-0 in league play) with a 19-0 thumping of Holland and their first home-pool victory, a 13-2 romp over Grand Haven. Kelsey Vermeer had seven goals against [...]

RHS men’s water polo wins Zeeland Invitational

October 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Coming into this season, many water polo teams were hoping this was their year to “beat Rockford.” Well, Rockford men’s water polo has put those teams on notice that it will not be easy. The Rams water polo teams opened their conference season this past Monday by beating Zeeland 14-5. “Zeeland is a bigger, faster team,” said Rockford varsity coach Dave [...]