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Senior Althea Felton looks to dive into the pool during the Springfield invitational.
photo by Skyler Froese

Girls swimming rallies to third place after coach’s firing

Jenna Liu January 30, 2016

Just a day after the school district fired RBHS, Hickman High School and Battle High School head coach Laura Wacker for comments she made at Friday's practice, the RBHS girls swim team took third place...

RBHS swimming coach fired amidst controversial remarks

RBHS swimming coach fired amidst controversial remarks

Abby Kempf January 30, 2016

The RBHS swimming team finds itself floating in adversity and controversy, after disturbing statements made by the team's head coach. Yesterday, Jan. 29, girls’ swimming head coach Laura Wacker was...

Girls swim team blooms, takes first at City of Roses Invitational

Girls’ swim team blooms, takes first at City of Roses Invitational

Skyler Froese January 28, 2016

Junior Ellie Flanagan swims freestyle laps in the Hickman pool during morning swimming practice in preparations for upcoming competitions. [dropcap style="flat"]T[/dropcap]he girls’ swim team took...

Girls swimming triumphs at CoMo Invitational

Girls’ swimming triumphs at CoMo Invitational

Skyler Froese January 17, 2016

[dropcap style="flat" size="2"]F[/dropcap]or the second year in a row, the RBHS girls’ swim team dominated on their home turf, or rather in their home water. On Saturday Jan. 16 at the Mizzou Rec. Center...

Dead week causes rift for RBHS swimmers

Dead week causes rift for RBHS swimmers

Ji-Ho Lee December 10, 2015

During the week of Nov. 1 RBHS swimmers were not allowed to participate in either CSC or RBHS coached practices, meaning pools like Hickman’s stayed empty. [heading size="18"]Swim team is forced to...

Junior Paul Cover swims

Bruins upset Rockhurst, dominate the CoMo Invitational

Skyler Froese September 28, 2015

Boys’ swimming and diving crushed long time rivals, Rockhurst, on Saturday Sept 26 at the CoMo Invitational. The Hawklets finished in second place, 75 points behind RBHS. Two of the Bruin’s relays...

A swimmer representing RBHS competes in the boys 100 yard backstroke at the Last Chance meet. Photo by Karina Kitchen

Boys swimming beats 5 additional state qualifying times at ‘Last Chance’ meet

Karina Kitchen November 9, 2013

[heading]Stanton, Bruins heading to state after final meet of the season[/heading] In a room resounding with whistles, shouts and cheers, swimmers from five Missouri schools raced the clock at this morning’s...

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