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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...

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,...

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.
Girls swim and dive take first place at Cape Girardeau Invite

Girls’ swim and dive take first place at Cape Girardeau Invite

Ryan Choe January 23, 2018
RBHS Girls' swim and dive team placed first in the Cape Girardeau, which lasted from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20.
Girls swimming starts in Independence meet

Girls’ swimming starts in Independence meet

Faaris Khan December 14, 2017
The Lady Bruins’ swim team has begun this season with a desire for the title, and will compete at the Independence Invitational from Dec. 15-16, one of the main competitions of the season.
Girls swim and dive team to compete in Sedalia

Girls’ swim and dive team to compete in Sedalia

Ryan Choe December 13, 2017
The RBHS girls' swim and dive team will travel to Sedalia on Thursday Dec. 14 for their second meet of the season.
Swimming opened its season.

Swimming, diving season opens at Marquette Relays

Ji-Sung Lee December 2, 2017
The swimming and diving season opened at the Marquette Relays where the Bruins took 10th and 6th respectively.
Senior Dane Florea swims the 100 meter fly at the Last Chance meet between Rock Bridge, Battle and Hickman High School on Oct. 20. Florea, who competed in the men’s 400 meter individual medley during the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials held in Omaha, has made a verbal commitment to the University of Missouri for the 2018-2019 season. Photo by Maya Bell

Boys’ swimming wins team title at state

Ji-Sung Lee November 4, 2017
The boys swim and dive team took the team state championship title on Sat. Nov. 4 with a score of 243 points.
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