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Swimmer finishes 1st in 400 meter relay

RBHS Boys’ Swim dominates CMAC Championship

Sophie Connell, News Editor October 21, 2023

RBHS Boys’ Swim won the CMAC Championship Thurs., Oct. 19 at Hickman High School (HHS). The team will compete at two more meets before individual qualifiers advance to the state meet. The meet consisted...

A misty-eyed goodbye: Juniors Mara Manion and Elise Henderson embrace senior Ansley Barnes following the conclusion of the meet. After realizing she would never be on a team with Barnes again, Manion broke into tears. Barnes and Henderson quickly hugged her and reassured one other they would always treasure the memories they shared. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Girls’ swim and dive competes in state championships

Turner DeArmond February 24, 2020

On Feb. 21 and 22, the RBHS girls’ swimming and diving team competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2 State Swimming and Diving Championships at the St. Peters...

Senior Ansley Barnes glides through the breastroke leg of her 100-yard individual medley Feb. 8. Barnes swam the 100-yard individual alongside her friend and teammate Reagan Richards. The two were laughing through the race, barely getting enough air to continue swimming. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Girls’ swim and dive competes in Last Chance Invitational

Turner DeArmond February 10, 2020
The RBHS girls' swimming and diving team competed in the Last Chance Invitational and honored its seniors members Feb. 8.
Photo by Parker Boone.

Girls’ swim. dive battles difficult practice conditions, falls to Blue Springs

Anjali Noel Ramesh January 25, 2020
On Jan. 23, the COMO girls’ swim and dive team, consisting of students from RBHS, Hickman High School and Battle High School, traveled to Blue Springs High School to compete against the Blue Springs swim team. It was their fourteenth meet of the season, and both varsity and junior varsity members participated in the competition.
Sophomore Nick Clervi and head coach Taylor Birsa converse during the 20 minute break Nov. 16. In prelims, Clervi posted a time of 55.85 and placed 15th. In finals, Clervi achieved a time of 54.08 and placed ninth.

Boys’ swim, dive team compete in state championship

Turner DeArmond November 18, 2019
On Nov. 15 and 16, the RBHS boys' swimming and diving team competed in Class 2 State Championships in St. Peter’s.
Junior Kenji Kuwajima makes his way down the pool in the 100-yard breastroke. Although freestyle is Kuwajimas best stroke, he decided to work on his breastroke at the meet. Committed to improvement, Kuwajima put his best effort into the race.

Boys’ swim, dive team compete in Team Como dual meet

Turner DeArmond October 6, 2019

The boys’ swim and dive team competed in the Team Como Dual Meet in Columbia Oct. 3 alongside the other Columbia high schools, Hickman (HHS) and Battle (BHS). Originally meant to be a dual meet between...

Boys Swimming and Diving Compete in Cape Rock Invitational

Boys Swimming and Diving Compete in Cape Rock Invitational

Turner DeArmond September 10, 2019
The boys’ swim and dive team competed in the Cape Rock Invitational in Cape Girardeau Sept. 7, finishing eighth overall. 
Sophomore Piper Forthaus swims freestyle at a 6 a.m. swim practice Friday, Dec. 7. Forthaus will compete at state this weekend.

Girls’ swim and dive to compete at State Championship

Bailey Stover February 13, 2019

The girls’ swimming and diving team will compete at the City of St. Peters Rec-Plex in St. Peters, MO beginning tomorrow and continuing through Saturday. Class 2 will compete Thursday and Friday morning,...

Girls swim competed against Hickman, Battle, and Hannibal high school swimmers, Saturday, Feb. 2

Last Chance swim meet proves emotional for seniors

Sophia Eaton February 8, 2019
Girls’ swimming and diving competed at HHS Feb. 2 at the final regular season meet.

Girls’ swim, dive finishes third at Springfield Invitational

Jordyn Thompson January 27, 2019
The swim and dive team finished third place at the Springfield Invitational.
Junior Ainsley Barnes as she makes the final stretch of the 200 meter freestyle. Benson regard the event with much dislike but says it is her best event that she competes in. Benson would take first in her heat and earn her way a place in the final rounds the next day. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Girls’ swimming and diving places second at COMO Invite

Bailey Stover January 7, 2019
Coming off of winter break, the girls’ swim and dive team dove right back into competition at the COMO Invite Jan. 4 and Jan. 5 where the team placed second overall. The team had only competed three other times prior to this meet, so team members took advantage of the opportunity to swim fast times and make state cuts, times that will automatically qualify them to compete at state later in their season.
Junior swimmer Piper Osman dives into the pool for the 100 meter fly. “This year has been pretty good for me,” Osman said. “I tried to train a little bit more in the off-season and that’s really helped me out.” Photo by Maya Bell

Girls’ swimming and diving competes in Marquette Relays

Ann Fitzmaurice December 13, 2018
RBHS' Girls' swimming and diving competed Dec. 8 in the Marquette Relays as an open to their season.
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