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Oct 25, 2017 - Spook & Splash
Awesome job Team!! Orcas brought home 2nd Place overall in the team standings for our Spook & Splash meet!! It was a great meet by all swimmers. They all did a great job! Great job to the following ...
Oct 10, 2017 - Chipotle Orca Fundraiser TODAY!
Reminder today is the day to help support Orca and eat some food at the same time! Our first fundraiser of the season is coming! On Thursday November 2 nd anytime between 4pm and 8pm , you can hav...
Sep 21, 2017 - Rocks / Orca Swimmer Named Metro Pacesetter
Congratulations to Rock Island Rocks / Orca swimmer Mikayla DePover for earning this weeks Metro Pacesetter honors for Dispatch-Argus-QCOnline. LINK to article.
Sep 1, 2017 - Labor Day Parade
Team: Here's a reminder for our participation in the parade on Monday . We will be gathering at 8am on 34th Street, which I believe is the entrance side of Washington Junior High School. Our pla...
Aug 30, 2017 - Coach Drew Promoted to Head Coach
We are happy to announce that Drew Wilson has been named as the new Head Coach of the Rock Island County Orcas Swim Club. Drew has been with us for the last two years and the board is excited about t...
Jan 10, 2017 - Coach Jordan
Coach Jordan Mewes is leaving Orca for college and work opportunities in Cedar Rapids Iowa, . He has been with us for a number of years and grew up in the pool swimming for Rock Island Clubs, through ...
Oct 19, 2016 - Updated Time Standards
The new swimming Time Standards have been linked on the website. Go to Meets/Events Tab - Time Standards. Link HERE Thank you.
Jun 25, 2016 - Olympic Trials TV Schedule
Apr 23, 2016 - Ocean's Apparel / Illinois Swimming Scholarship Program
Ocean's Apparel will fund 2 scholarships to ISI member athletes in the amount of $1000! More info at the link below! Scholarship Info Link
Aug 17, 2015 - Sharkfest Swim & Pinky Swear Triathlon
Excellent job to our swimmers who competed in the Sharkfest Swim August 8th on Lake Michigan and the Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Triathlon on August 15th in Bettendorf. Sharkfest Swim Tristan Lambert Wyatt L...
Aug 16, 2015 - Great Season
Congrats again to our swimmers at Regionals, Age Group State, Senior State and Central Zones. Fantastic season by these and all Orca swimmers. Fall/Winter season will be starting before we know it w...
Sep 21, 2014 - Team Records
The Team Records have been updated through the end of the summer season. You can view them by selecting the Team Records tab at the top of the team site.
Sep 16, 2014 - Monthly Membership meeting Monday, 9/22
The first monthly ORCA membership meeting for the 2014-15 winter session will be held at RIHS on Monday, September 22nd, at 5:30 PM. We will either have the meeting in Conference Room 117 (go up the ...
Sep 16, 2014 - NO practice this Friday - Sept 19
There is no swim practice on this Friday, September 19, due to RIHS Homecoming activities. The Homecoming Parade begins at 3:30 pm at Hauberg Park and the route will follow 24th Street south and...
Sep 16, 2014 - Swim Clinic on Saturday, October 4 at RIHS
Coach Bramer would like to personally invite your swimmer(s) to attend an Ohio State Buckeyes Swim Clinic hosted by Rock Island County Orca featuring Ohio State Buckeyes Head Coach Bill Wadley. Coach...
Sep 9, 2014 - Tentative practice schedule for the 2014/15 Fall-Winter season
The tentative practice schedule for the 2014/15 Fall-Winter season. Beluga: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:30-6:30 pm Bronze: Monday-Friday 5:30-6:45 pm Silver: Monday-Friday 6:15-7:45 pm Gold/Senior: Mo...
Sep 9, 2014 - NO REGISTRATION or PRACTICE on TUESDAY, SEPT 9
Just a reminder that there is no Orca Registration or practice tonight, Tuesday, September 9, due to a Rock Island High Girls swim meet at the RIHS pool. The meet starts at 6pm if you want to come ...
Sep 4, 2014 - 2014/15 Fall-Winter Season Registration
It's time for Registration for the 2014/15 Fall/Winter season. We hope to see all swimmers returning along with many new swimmers. Registration is Monday Sept 8th & Wednesday Sept 10th at 6:00pm - 7:...
Jul 10, 2014 - River Cities Aquatics SOT Meet Info and Current Regional and State Qualifiers
Jul 4, 2014 - Illinois Regional Site Change
Important Regional Meet Venue Change - For those families going to Regionals July 18-20 - The 2014 Delta Summer Regional venue site has changed and will not be in Oswego due to a problem with the poo...
Jun 13, 2014 - PSC Q Minus Meet Info
Orca's, I'm uploading the psych sheet and warm-up assignments to the events tab for the PSC Q minus meet.ıı All orca's participating are asked to be at pleasant valley high school by 8am.ı Our warm-up...
Jun 3, 2014 - East Moline Trophy Invitational Information
Orca's, After receiving the pre-meet information from East Moline Swim Club it looks like its going to be a pretty packed and fast meet! The warm-up assignments for Rock Island County Orca Swim Clu...
May 23, 2014 - SSSC Sprint Meet Info / No Practice Monday "Memorial Day"
Orca's, Just a reminder that for the SSSC Sprint Meet this saturday we'd like all orca's to be on the deck and ready to go by 11:30am. The meet is at the sterling duis recreational center and warm-u...
May 21, 2014 - Orca Swim Club Pentathlon - Home Swim Meet
Hello swim families. The ORCA Pentathlon is fast approaching on Sunday, June 1. To help make this a successful event we need the help of our families - whether it is donation of food items for the c...
May 16, 2014 - Deadlines for Meet Entries Coming Fast!
Orca's, Please note the deadlines for the following meets are rapidlly approaching! 2nd Annual Rock Island County Orca Swim Club Pentathlon: Deadline May 21st 33rd Annual East Moline Age Group and Se...
May 16, 2014 - Orca Meet Schedule Update and News
Orca's, After some deliberation, the club has decided to focus on the local PSC Pleasant Valley Swim Meet June 14th and 15th, instead of splitting the team by also attending the PPD 9th Annual Shark ...
Apr 19, 2014 - Sign up for Red Bird Quadrangular Meet! May 3rd and 4th!
Orca's, All information for the Redbird Swim Club, Peoria Area Water Wizzards, Delta Aquatics, and Orca Swim Club Quad meet is posted. All events are uploaded so that parents may see events availa...
Apr 9, 2014 - Summer Season Begins April 14th!
Registration for our new summer season will begin April 14th from 5pm-7pm ! The website will also be updated for the next few days. Sincerely, Orca Staff
Apr 2, 2014 - Winter banquet Sunday April 6
The sign-up for the Winter Banquet has been extended until April 5. Please go to our web page to sign up. The end of season winter banquet will be held at The Establishment Theater in Rock Island on S...
Apr 2, 2014 - Board elections and Membership meeting April 28
The first membership meeting of the Summer session will be on April 28 at 6:00 at RIHS. All members are asked to attend. The annual ORCA Board elections will also be held at this time. If you would ...
Mar 2, 2014 - Championship Season Updated Schedule!
Congrats to our ORCA REGIONAL CHAMPIONS! Morgan Moore in the 10 and under 100 Butterfly! Laney Krebs in the 14 and Under 400 Yard IM! and Gabbi Lopez in the 12 and Under 100 Butterfly!!!!! Our upcom...
Feb 27, 2014 - NO PRACTICE FRIDAY
Orca's, Great practice last night! Please remember that there will be no practice this friday as only championship team qualifiers are still practicing more post season news will be sent out later th...
Feb 22, 2014 - Orca Time Trial Reminder
Orca's, Thank you for your support today for the high school boys! Didn't know the pool could hold that many spectators! Just a reminder that the Orca's participating in the time trial tomorrow you...
Feb 21, 2014 - IHSA Sectional Championship Tomorrow @ Rocky! @ 1pm!
Orca's, All, The Sectional Championship for the Illinois High School State Series is tomorrow Saturday the 22nd at 1pm @ Rocky! The Sectional is a winner takes all format where only the sectional c...
Feb 17, 2014 - NO PRACTICE 2/17 due to inclement weather and school cancelation
Orca's, I waited as long as I could to make the call but due to the school cancelation today for Rock Island/Milan Schools and due to the weather and roads getting worse as the day has progressed Or...
Feb 15, 2014 - western big six conference championship today at noon at UT!
Orca's come out and cheer on the Rocks as they seek to defend their conference title at today's western big six conference championship finals start at noon!
Feb 14, 2014 - Early Practice time today for Gold & Silver
Orca's, All Gold & Silver Swimmers planning on attending practice this evening should plan on being at the pool by 5:30pm today as their practice will go from 5:30pm-7pm and consist of technique and s...
Feb 7, 2014 - No Practice Tonight Due to Rocky vs Alleman Basket Ball Game
Orca's, Due to the Rocky vs Alleman home basketball game tonight the swimming practice for the orca's not going to east moline tonight is cancelled. -Coach Bramer
Feb 7, 2014 - EMSC Meet Info
Feb 4, 2014 - Reminder Home Rocks Meet Tonight
Orca's, Just a reminder that their is a home rocks meet this evening. Gold, HSF, and Silver will have a sprint practice from 3:45pm-5:45pm the second hour being dryland. All other groups will resume...
Jan 28, 2014 - No Practice this Evening due to school cancelations
Orcas, Due to the school closings for the extreme cold orca will not have practice this evening 1-28-2014. Practices will resume tomorrow evening. Also please remember that thursday january 30th Mol...
Jan 26, 2014 - No Practice 1-27-14 and EMSC and DCST Meet Updates!
Orca's, Please be advised that due to the extreme wind chill all practices for the high school rocks and for any clubs are canceled tomorrow monday January 27th, 2014. Please stay warm and plan acco...
Jan 23, 2014 - No Practice due to school closing!
Due to the extreme cold and school closings there will be no Orca Practice today.1-23-2014 -Coach Bramer
Jan 21, 2014 - Sign up for EMSC Meet!
Orca's, Don't forget to sign up for the EMSC Short Course Meet Feb 7-9th! This meet is the last meet of the season unless your making the trip to Dekalb for the DCST Invite. Many of your swimmers w...
Jan 17, 2014 - Only Gold and HSF Practice tonight due to home boys basketball game
Orca's, Due to the Home Boys Basketball Game there will only be Gold and HSF practice tonight. Gold and HSF swimmers practice will be from 5:30-7:00pm this evening and will be technique and sprint ba...
Jan 10, 2014 - Water Polo Friday! ORCA Sledding Sunday @ 3pm
Orca's! Its that time! Water Polo and Games for all Groups tonight! Also a reminder that the Orca Sledding day is this sunday at 3pm @ Lincoln Park near Augustana. See ya there! -Coach Bramer
Jan 7, 2014 - No Practice - Tuesday Jan 7
There is no practice today due to the extreme cold. Regular practices will resume on Wednesday.
Jan 6, 2014 - No Practice - Monday Jan 6
There is no practice today due to the extreme cold.
Jan 1, 2014 - ORCA TEAM RECORDS UPDATED! ORCA Team Jackets have arrived! and ORCA Sledding day
Orca's, TEAM RECORDS Team Records are a excellent motiviational tool! Our team records section has been completely updated with results from every meet that ORCA has participated in. Make sure to c...
Dec 30, 2013 - PSC and MAVERICK Meets This Weekend!
Dec 20, 2013 - Holiday Break Schedule and SSSC meet update
Orca's, If you are participating in the SSSC meet tomorrow please plan accordiningly and leave early as roads are looking to possibly be difficult tomorrow however usually I-88 is well salted. Warm-u...
Dec 13, 2013 - Deadline for Piranhas Meet Extended
Orca's, I've extended the deadline for registration for the Piranhas Swim your own age meet to December 21st. Remember the Piranhas meet is only 1 day Sunday January 5th, and just in our back yard as...
Dec 8, 2013 - ORCA IM Ready Meet Results
Orca's Great job this weekend Orca's! You'll be pleased to know that Orca won! Team Scores are as follows: 1st Place - Rock Island County Orca 3,351 points 2nd Place - Davenport Metro 2,233 point...
Dec 6, 2013 - IM Ready Sprint Challenge Warm-up Info
Orca's, Just a reminder tomorrows the IM Ready Sprint Challenge! Orca's participating in the morning sessions are to be on deck and ready to go for warm-ups by 8:15am saturday and sunday depending ...
Dec 3, 2013 - ORCA practice 12/5 and 6
Thursday 12/5: There is no ORCA practice due to the RIHS Red/Gold Boys swim meet. Friday 12/6: There is a home RIHS basketball game. There is no Beluga/Silver practice. HS Fit/Gold practice will be f...
Dec 3, 2013 - Hotel rooms for ORCA travel meets
We have reserved blocks of rooms at the following Hotels for our upcoming travel meets. Ask for the Rock Island County ORCA block rate. Please call Irma Gripp at 309.737.9808 if you have any questions...
Nov 28, 2013 - Orca Practice 11-29 Change and Saturday Practice Update
Orca's, Due to the use of the swim lockerooms by the visiting basketball teams for the turkey tournament, we will be cancelling practice for the beluga, and bronze levels tomorrow. "There was just to...
Nov 25, 2013 - ORCA practice 11/27 & 11/29
There will be practice this Wednesday and Friday. However, there will be no access to the locker rooms due to the basketball tournament at RIHS. It will be crowded at the school. Please plan according...
Nov 22, 2013 - Monthly Membership meeting 11/25
The third monthly ORCA membership meeting for the 2013-14 winter session will be held at RIHS on Monday November 25th, @6:00 PM in Conference Room 117. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend...
Nov 21, 2013 - L4A Sprint Meet Info
Orca's, The Lane 4 Aquatics "Bullsharks" meet is a sprint prelim-finals meet. A prelim finals meet simply means that each session there will be preliminary's in which all swimmers regardless of time ...
Nov 7, 2013 - Gold & HSF Practice Saturday AM @ 8am
Gold & HSF Orca's To better prepare for the upcoming meets the coaching staff would like to add another sprint/technique based and dryland workout saturday morning. Athletes will swim untill 9:30am o...
Nov 7, 2013 - GIRLS SWIMMING WESTERN BIG 6 CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY!
Looking for something to do saturday??? The Lady Rocks Swim Team would like to invite all ORCA's and their families to come to the Girls Swimming Western Big Six Championship meet this saturday! The...
Nov 7, 2013 - EMSC Meet INFO
Orca's, Looking forward to a great meet sunday! We have about 46 ORCA's that will be competiting sunday! Remember the team only does as well as the ORCA's that are signed up, keep signing up for swim...
Oct 24, 2013 - Practice Calendar
The Team Calendar has been updated through February 2014 to show nights when there will be no practice due to Holidays, RIHS home swim meets and RIHS Basketball home games. You can find the Team Cale...
Oct 24, 2013 - ORCA SPOOK AND SPLASH INFO
ORCA'S, Time to get pumped for our upcoming home meet! Orca swimmers that are competing friday night should be at the pool no later than 5:00pm, Orca's competing Saturday and sunday morning should be...
Oct 18, 2013 - DMET Fall Frolic Info 10-19, 10-20
Orca's Warm-ups tomorrow will be split warm ups for each session. Both Mornings-Session 1 & 3 7AM to 7:40 AM -DMET; PSC 7:40 to 8:20 AM -IFLY; EMSC; ORCA; ICE; DASH; L4A; UN Start Time-8:30 AM Both ...
Oct 14, 2013 - No morning practice
Morning practice has been cancelled for this week.
Oct 14, 2013 - Monthly Membership meeting 10/16
The second monthly ORCA membership meeting for the 2013-14 winter session will be held at RIHS on Wednesday October 16th, @5:30 PM in Conference Room 117 (go up the stairs, rather than down to the poo...
Oct 9, 2013 - MULTIPLE ORCA'S IN ILLINOIS TOP 10 RANKINGS!
ORCA'S The Illinois top ten has been finalized for 2012-2013 (9/1/12-8/31/13) season. Christy Bishop, Josh Fleming, Wyatt Land and Adam Cady have times in the top ten for SCY and or LCM. Christy has...
Oct 6, 2013 - Gold Fall Break Double Practices
Orca's because of the school districts fall break starting tuesday October 8th, the Gold and High School Fit Groups will have a additional practice in the morning that will be from 8:30am-10:30am the...
Oct 2, 2013 - ORCA Trivia Night success
The ORCA Trivia night was a big success. All proceeds will directly support the Rock Island County Swim Team. We would like to thank everyone who donated items and participated at the event. Your tim...
Sep 30, 2013 - No Practice Thursday Oct 3
There is no practice Thursday October 3 due to a home swim meet Lady Rock vs. Moline.
Sep 30, 2013 - Swim Clinic in Sterling Nov. 10
Here is a local opportunity we wanted to make the ORCAs aware of. The Sterling Swim Club is excited to announce that Kara Lynn Joyce and Adam Brown will be coming to Duis Center on Sunday, November 10...
Sep 25, 2013 - No Practice Friday 9/27
Our Trivia Night is Friday 9/27. There will be no practice that night.
Sep 19, 2013 - No practice 9/19
There is NO Practice tonight Thursday 9/19 due to RIHS Girls Home Swim meet.
Sep 17, 2013 - ORCA Facebook photos
Check out the ORCA's in the Rock Island Homecoming parade. Upload your ORCA pictures to our Facebook page. For non-Facebook users, you can send photos to hecker15@mchsi.com
Sep 17, 2013 - Monthly Membership meeting 9/25
The first monthly ORCA membership meeting for the 2013-14 winter session will be held at RIHS on Wednesday September 25th, @5:30 PM in Conference Room 117 (go up the stairs, rather than down to the po...
Sep 17, 2013 - ORCA Trivia Night - Friday Sept. 27
ONLY 5 TABLES LEFT! Contact Eric Rowell ericrowell@augustana.edu or 309-428-0116 to reserve your table. Rock Island County ORCA Swim Team Trivia Night Friday, September 27th 6:00pm - 9:00pm Moose L...
Sep 12, 2013 - 2013-14 ORCA Meet Schedule
This schedule can also be found under the Documents tab on the home page. DMET Fall Frolic Oct 19 - 20, 2013 West HS/YMCA Davenport IA ORCA 2nd Annual Fall Spook & Splash Oct 25 ? 27, 2013 Rock Is...
Sep 12, 2013 - No Practice Friday Sept 13
No practice on Friday Sept 13 due to RIHS Homecoming activiies
Sep 9, 2013 - Registration starts tonight
Registration for the 2013-2014 session begins tonight from 5:45 pm until 7:00 pm. We will also have registration sessions on Wednesday, September 11 and Thursday, September 12 from 5:45 pm until 7:00...
Sep 6, 2013 - ORCA Facebook page
You can now access the ORCA Facebook page from our team home page. Look for the Facebook logo in the Partners window.
Aug 29, 2013 - 2013-2014 Practice schedule
Rock Island County ORCA Swim Team 2013-2014 Fall-Winter Tentative PRACTICE SCHEDULE (We are waiting to finalize the schedule times until after registration to determine the numbers in each group.) Al...
Aug 28, 2013 - Gold and High School Fit practice
Welcome back practices for Gold and HSF start next week. They are Wednesday Sept 4th and Friday Sept 6th from 5:30pm-7:45pm. There is no practice next week on Tuesday or Thursday due to RIHS Girls ho...
Aug 23, 2013 - Swim Clinic in Monmouth IL
Fitter & Faster Swim Tour presented by Swimoutlet.com A local opportunity we wanted to make the ORCAs aware of. You can swim with and learn from Olympians Tyler McGill and Lauren Perdue Sep 15, 2013 ...
Aug 22, 2013 - Fall/Winter Session - Registration dates
Registration for the Fall/Winter season begins on Monday, September 9 from 5:45pm until 7:00pm. We will also have registration sessions on Wednesday, September 11 and Thursday, September 12 from ...
Aug 22, 2013 - ORCA Trivia Night - Friday Sept. 27 update
Please mark your calendar for Friday, September 27th Rock Island ORCA Swim Team Trivia Night 6:00pm - 9:00pm Moose Lodge in Rock Island Presented by Mr. Trivia We are planning on having 20 tables with...
Jul 28, 2013 - Christy Bishop & Mikayla Depover Ranked 2nd and 8th going into state finals!
Christy Bishop and Mikayla Depover are ranked 2nd and 8th going into finals tonight in the 50 Breast Stroke! Orca could have its first state champion tonight! To watch these fast orca's live tonight s...
Jul 17, 2013 - No Morning Practice Thursday 7-18 and No Practice Friday 7-19
Orca's As you may know, Rock Island School District has recieved the School Improvement Grant and with receipt of this grant comes an amended schedule. The school district administration is seeking ...
Jul 15, 2013 - Regional Championships!
Orca's, Fantastic job team at the Clinton Stars of Tomorrow Invitational! We met our team goal of placing in the top 3! We took 3rd place out of 18 teams!!! Last year we placed 7th definitely a imp...
Jul 11, 2013 - No Practice Friday 7/12 and Clinton RCA Stars of Tomorrow Meet information
Orca's, Just a reminder there will be no practice Friday July 12th for all training groups. This is because a majority of the team will be in Clinton competing in the River Cities Aquatics Stars of ...
Jul 5, 2013 - July 8 Membership Meeting
This month?s ORCA membership meeting will be held Monday July 8 at RIHS @6:00. All members are encouraged to attend. Topics to be discussed include: Outdoor meet preparation Championship Meets (Region...
Jul 3, 2013 - July 4th NO PRACTICE
Orca's there will be no practice July 4th! Enjoy the fireworks! Practices will still be at normal times on friday. -Coach Bramer ...
Jun 24, 2013 - Tomorrows Morning Practice for Gold and HSF will be at Rocky
Membership, Due to a over 40% chance of severe to scattered thunderstorms in Clinton Iowa during the times of our scheduled practice, tomorrows Gold and High School Fit Practice will be at Rock Island...
Jun 20, 2013 - ORCA Update and DMET Summer Jam info
Orca's, Couple of things to remember going into the meet saturday. The timeline of the meet is going to run a little past 4 hours not including the distance events. Warm Ups will be split as follows...
Jun 14, 2013 - Davenpot Metro Summer Jam June 22nd and RCA Stars of Tomorrow Invite July 12-14
Orca's The deadline for the DMET Summer Jam Meet June 22nd has been extended to June 18th. Please sign up for this meet if your planning to attend asap as it takes time to select the entries and send...
Jun 14, 2013 - 2013 PIRANHA SUMMER 14 & UNDER IOWA Q- MEET INFO
Jun 12, 2013 - ORCA Fundraiser Social
Summer Fun Social, Jewels & Fundraiser Silpada Sterling Silver Jewels Fundraising Event Hostess: Barb Cady Silpada Rep: Nancy Gentry June 13, 2013 6-8 PM Location: City Limits Restaurant-Rock Island R...
Jun 12, 2013 - Nutrition, Team T-shirts, and Clinton RCA Meet
Orca's, If you had a chance to make it out to the membership meeting on monday, I discussed some nutrition guidelines for swimmers on race day, how to feed the teenage swimmer, and supplement warning...
Jun 7, 2013 - June 10 Membership meeting
This months ORCA membership meeting will be held Monday June 10 at RIHS @6:00 PM in Conference Room 117. All members are encouraged to attend. Topics to be discussed include: Summer practice schedul...
Jun 6, 2013 - First Long Course Practice Success!
Great Job Orca's on a first day of long course training!, As a reminder please bring warm clothing, towels, and your parka's to each clinton long course practice. We are still early in summer and s...
May 23, 2013 - Summer practice times updated on website
The update Summer Practice times have been posted to the team web-site
May 21, 2013 - Long Course practice - Gold and High School Fit
This summer, we are excited to offer long course (LC) training sessions for Gold and High School Fit swimmers. These sessions will be held at the Clinton IA Riverview pool starting Thursday June 6. T...
May 13, 2013 - ORCA Membership meeting 5/13
Reminder: The monthly ORCA membership meeting will be held tonight at RIHS @6:00 PM in Conference Room 117 (go up the stairs, rather than down to the pool). All members are welcome and encouraged to a...
May 8, 2013 - Monthly Membership meeting May 13
The second monthly ORCA membership meeting for the summer session will be held at RIHS on Monday May 13th, @6:00 PM in Conference Room 117 (go up the stairs, rather than down to the pool). All members...
Mar 27, 2013 - Upcoming Events
We are excited to get the 2013 Summer Session started. Please mark your calendars for the following events. More information regarding each event will be sent at a later date. April 7 Winter Awards B...
Mar 12, 2013 - ORCA - State Meet
Congratulations to our swimmers who represented the Rock Island ORCA?s at the State Meets. You all had an excellent season. Age Group State Christy Bishop Adam Cady Mikayla DePover Senior State Tyler ...
Feb 27, 2013 - ORCA Regional winners
Congratulations to two of our Regional swimmers who placed at the meet this past weekend. Christy Bishop: 1st 200 Breaststroke 14& U, 1st 100 Butterfly, 4th 200 free 12& U, 4th 100 free 12& U Tyler Pa...
Feb 26, 2013 - Practice Canceled 2/26
Practice is canceled on Tuesday 2-26 due to weather.
Feb 25, 2013 - Winter Session -last week of practice
The ORCA team is winding down the Winter session. This is our last week of practice and the last day will be Friday, March 1. There are a few swimmers going to the Age Group State meet March 7-10 th...
Feb 20, 2013 - No Practice 2/22-23
Reminder, there is no practice Friday 2/22 or Saturday 2/23. Congratulations to the swimmers who have qualified and are attending the Regional meet in Barrington this weekend. Swim fast. Christy ...
Feb 14, 2013 - Congrats to Rock/Orca Swimmer Josh Fleming for being named Pacesetter!
Congrats to Josh Fleming for being named Rock Island Argus/Dispatch Pacesetter! Please check out the link for the full story of Fleming's article. http://qconline.com/archives/qco/display.php?id=62...
Feb 13, 2013 - Come support the Rocks at the I.H.S.A. Sectional Swim Meet!
Come support the Rocks at the I.H.S.A. Sectional Swim Meet! Saturday, February 16, 2013 Hosted By United Township High School 1275-Avenue of the cities, East Moline, Illinois Swimming Warm-up 11:30am ...
Feb 8, 2013 - No Practice Feb 9th
Orca's there will be no practice Feb 9th due to Coach Bramer coaching the Rocks at the Western Big Six Conference Championships and Coach Greaves Swimming at the CCIW Conference Championships Sincere...
Feb 8, 2013 - Congrats Assistant Coaches Greaves, Kabbe, and Hernandez! Augustana Ranked 46th!
Congrats to Coach Greaves, Kabbe, and Hernandez! Augustana Swimming is now ranked 46th for NCAA Division III Schools! Please see the link below to read up on the Augustana swim team! http://www.augu...
Jan 30, 2013 - Practice Friday Feb 1
All swimmers who are not competing this fri day in the EMSC meet will still have practice. Swimmers on taper will have a half practice. Swimmers not on taper will have a full practice. ...
Jan 30, 2013 - ORCA Team Pride
Membership, Congrats to all swimmers and families for a great fall/winter season so far! As we go into the last regular season meet this weekend I encourage families to wear red or their Orca team g...
Jan 28, 2013 - ORCA Team pictures Wednesday January 30
ORCA Team pictures ? Wednesday January 30 Please bring your team suit to practice. Individual photos will be taken for the younger swimmers at the beginning of their practice. The combined team pho...
Jan 24, 2013 - Practice on Jan 24, 25 & 26
Thursday Jan 24 - No Practice, RIHS Boys home meet Friday Jan 25 - There is a home basketball game. However, many swimmers are about to start taper. Coach Bramer would like for only silver, HSF, and...
Jan 14, 2013 - Membership meeting Monday 1/21
We are having another Membership Meeting to keep our ORCA Swim Families informed of everything happening with our swim team. This is a chance for our swim parents to meet with Coach Bramer and the ORC...
Dec 29, 2012 - Practice update Jan 3
Practice for Thursday Jan 3 has been CANCELLED. (rescheduled RIHS Boys swimming home meet vs Galesburg) As a reminder: No practice Mon Dec 31 and Tues Jan 1 Regular practice Wed Jan 2, Fri Jan 4 No Pr...
Dec 28, 2012 - NO Practice Saturday, December 29
Practice for Saturday, December 29 has been CANCELLED. As a reminder: No practice Mon Dec 31 and Tues Jan 1 Regular practice Wed Jan 2, Thursday Jan 3, Fri Jan 4 No Practice Sat Jan 5 (RIHS Boys @Peki...
Nov 19, 2012 - ORCA - Bryon meet results
The ORCA?s had a great meet this past weekend at the Turkey Shoot in Byron, IL. There was a team pizza party Saturday night for those staying overnight. Individual High Point ?top ten? finishers incl...
Nov 12, 2012 - ORCA Apparel
Now available! New ORCA apparel on our team web site. Sign in and then click on the Splash MultiSport $ Custom icon on the left side of the Home page. There you can find some new items such as: Girls...
Oct 20, 2012 - PERSONALIZED silicone ORCA team caps
Just a final reminder that you can order PERSONALIZED silicone ORCA team caps from Splash Multisport . They are red silicone caps printed with the ORCA logo and your swimmers name. The minimum o...
Oct 6, 2012 - Heat Sheet Ad Fundraiser
Heat Sheet Ad Fundraiser Help us cover the cost of producing our home meet heat sheets by running a personal or business ad yourself and by speaking to friends about placing an ad in our booklet for t...
Oct 2, 2012 - ORCA Personalized Swim Caps
If you are interested, you can order PERSONALIZED silicone ORCA team caps from Splash Multisport . They are red silicone caps printed with the ORCA logo and your swimmers name. The minimum order p...
Sep 30, 2012 - RI Orca Team T Shirt
It's not too late to order a Rock Island Orcas team T shirt. Please contact Shellee Showalter Branson ( shelleebranson@ymail.com ) with Quantity and Size (Youth-Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large or A...
Sep 27, 2012 - ORCAs in RIHS Homecoming Parade
We had a great turnout for the RIHS Homecoming Parade last Friday. Barb Cady did a fantastic job organizing the event and decorating her car. The swimmers handed out candy and team fliers along the ...
Aug 7, 2012 - ORCA State and Regional swims
The ORCAs enjoyed success at the Age Group State meet on July 26-29 with significant time drops. State participants include Christy Bishop, Sydney Branson, Adam Cady, Mikayla DePover, Jana Fleming, K...
Aug 7, 2012 - Summer 2012 Banquet Reminder
The summer session is over and school is starting. Thanks for your support and contributions to a positive swim season. The fall session will start again on September 4 th (more information to follo...
Jul 23, 2012 - ORCA at Speedo Sectionals
Josh Fleming participated at the 2012 Speedo Champions Series-Central Zone Sectional meet held in Iowa City July 19-22. Josh swam in the 200 free and the 50 free with a lifetime best in the 50 free o...
Jul 17, 2012 - ORCA Summer Awards Banquet Aug 25
Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 25 th to attend the Rock Island ORCA Summer Awards Banquet and Celebration. ALL THE SWIMMERS AND THEIR FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO ATTEND! The event will begin a...
Jul 16, 2012 - Orca at Senior Champs
Congratulations to our Senior Champ swimmers. Jana Fleming swam in the 100 and 200 Breaststroke. Joshua Fleming swam in the 50, 100 and 200 free, 100 and 200 Fly and the 100 backstroke. Josh made fi...
Jul 10, 2012 - RCA meet - High Point Winner
Congratulations to Jana Fleming. She was the high point winner for 11-12 Girls this past weekend at the RCA Stars of Tomorrow swim meet in Clinton IA.
Jul 6, 2012 - Membership meeting July 9th 5:30
Our next ORCA Memenbership meeting is Monday, July 09, 2012 5:30-6:30 Rock Island High School This is an opportunity to ask questions and recieve information about the team and swimming. The tennati...
Jul 3, 2012 - Swim Practice for Friday July 6th
If your swimmer is going to the Clinton meet on Friday, they do not need to attend practice this Friday. If your swimmer is going to the Clinton meet on Saturday and/or Sunday only, there will still ...
May 25, 2012 - Practice Times for June 4th through July 27th
Practice Schedule for June/July Swim Team Prep / 8 and Under Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5: 15pm-6 : 30pm (5: 15pm-5 : 30pm Dryland ) Bronze + Silver "9-10's, 11-12's" Monday-Friday 5: 15pm-7pm Gold +...
May 22, 2012 - Membership Meeting- May 21
This is a summary from the ORCA Membership Meeting held May 21: Coach Grant spoke about and presented handouts regarding nutrition for swimmers. We are planning a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings and ...
May 2, 2012 - Swim-a-Thon Friday June 1
Swim-a-Thon® is a fundraiser in which participants earn money for their team by swimming lengths of the pool. Swimmers have a two-hour period to swim a maximum of 200 lengths. Participants get pledges...
May 2, 2012 - 2012 Summer Meet Schedule Update
ORCA Summer 2012 - Meet Schedule Updated May 2 *Indicates a local event that all swimmers should participate in. Please see Coach prior if unable to attend. LCM = Long Course Meters SCY= Short Cours...
Apr 27, 2012 - Team Suits Ready for Order, Silicon Personalized Caps Coming Soon!
Orcas, I'm proud to announce that Rock Island Orca Swimming is now partners with Splash Multi Sport. Splash will be providing a online store for Orca team suits, caps, logo wear, equipment, etc. Th...
Apr 26, 2012 - End of Fall/Winter Season Banquet
The end of season swim team banquet will be held at The Establishment Theater (Home of Comedy Sportz) at 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 26th. It is located at 220 19th Street, Rock Island, IL. The price i...
Apr 20, 2012 - Coach and Practice Schedule UPDATE
April 20th, 2012 Attention ORCA swimmers and families, Practice times for the months of April and May are now posted online. ORCA would like to explore the option of saturday practices for the olde...
Apr 20, 2012 - 2012 Summer Meet Schedule
ORCA Summer 2012 - Meet Schedule May 11, Friday SWIMATHON -FUNDRAISER -REQUIRED* *Indicates a local event that all swimmers should participate in. Please see Coach prior if unable to attend. LCM...
Mar 29, 2012 - Stroke Clinic
Stroke Clinic April 2-April 13 Meet our new coaches and see your old friends First session: 5:00 to 6:30 pm Second session: 6:00 to 8:30 pm (starts with 1/2hr of dryland, swimmers should bring athleti...
Mar 28, 2012 - Illinois Championship Swimmers
Our championship swimmers recently participated in the Illinois Swimming State Championships held at UIC Natatorium in Chicago and the Regional State Championships in Frankfort. State participants in...