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Jul 31, 2018

  Stingray Families! 1. SPEEDO SECTIONAL MEET- Two weekends ago, Jack, Calvin, Reiley and Carson competed at the Speedo Sectional Meet in Iowa City, IA. The four swam in the 400 Free Relay, the 800 Free Relay, and the 400 Medley Relay improving their aggregate time in each relay, as the youngest team in the entire meet. Individually, Jack had the qualifying time in the 400 IM and made finals and finished 29th. Reiley had the qualifying time in the 200 Back and swam a best time. Calvin had the...

Jul 17, 2018

Stingray Families!     SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP MEET - We competed at Sr. Champs this weekend at Pleasant Prairie, WI.  Leah Drengenberg broke at Stingray record in the 800 Free swimming it in 9:50:81.  This record was previously held by Shaina Isreal (9:52.87) on 7/24/2003.  Jack Wike earned his first individual Sectional cut in the 400 IM and swam 100% best times in all his events.  Calvin earned his Futures cut in the 50 Free going a 24.83.  Super swimming, Stingrays!   CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON -  We will be competing at Sectionals...

Jul 11, 2018

Stingray Families! 1. STARS OF TOMORROW MEET (CLINTON)- We closed out our regular season with a great meet at RCA Stars of Tomorrow in Clinton, IA this weekend. There were many best times and new Regional and Sr. Champ cuts. Highlights of the meet were Lauren Moeller with 2 new Senior Champ cuts and Lucas Porter and Gia Campbell earned 2nd place High Point for 8 and Under boys and girls respectively. Congratulations to all Stingrays who swam at this meet. Good luck to the Championship Team members. 2. CHAMPIONSHIP...

Jul 6, 2018

Stingray Families!     FINAL WEEK OF REGULAR SEASON-  This is our final week of regular season.  No YMCA practice on Wednesday, July 4th, however, there will be practice in Clinton for Training groups 3, 4, and 5.  In addition to practice, we have an anonymous donor who is providing breakfast for the Clinton Training Groups after practice.  We will return to Sterling and have breakfast at a local restaurant before returning to the Duis Center for pick up.    STARS OF TOMORROW MEET (CLINTON)-  We will be competing this...

Jun 26, 2018

Stingray Families! 1. SWIM PINK MEET - Reiley, Carson and Jack participated in the Swim Pink Invite this weekend in Iowa City. Jack Wike swam 100% best times; Carson made it back to Finals Friday and Sunday evenings placing 8th in the 100 Free. Reiley came back for Finals on Saturday and Sunday evenings placing 8th in the 200 Free and 3rd in the 100 Back and 4th in the 200 Back. This was a great meet with tons of competition and learning experiences. Next up, Clinton Meet July 6-8th....

Jun 20, 2018

Stingray Families! 1. STARS ON THE WATER - It was a great meet last weekend at the Rec Plex in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Reiley Austin, Carson Faley, Madison Austin, Conner Porter, Lauren Moeller, Payton Purdy, and Kate Austin all made it back to finals. All 12 Stingrays went at least one best time at the meet with many swimmers going multiple best times! The Stingray Highlights of the meet were Conner Porter earning 3 Regionals in the 200 IM, 50 Back and 50 Free and Reiley Austin qualifying for the...

Jun 11, 2018

  Stingray Families! STARS ON THE WATER -  We will be at Pleasant Prairie, WI this weekend for BSC Stars on the Water.  You can find your events online and the schedule below.   Practices will run as scheduled on Friday, June 15th.  Friday PM - Session 1 Arrive at: 3:45pm. Warm-ups: 4:00pm.  Meet start: 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday Prelims  13-14 & Open Prelims (Session 2 and 5)   Arrive at: 6:45am  Warm-ups: 7:00am  Meet start: 8:00am  10U TimedFinals, 11-12 Prelims (Session 3 and 6)  Arrive at: 11:45am  Warm-ups: 12:00pm  Meet start: 1:00pm  Saturday...

Jun 4, 2018

  Stingray Families! 1. 2018 CRAA LCKO- We were in IOWA CITY this weekend at the CRAA LCKO Meet. The swimmers swam well with best times, new Regional, JO and Sr. Champ cuts. Calvin Sandefer placed 2nd in the “Top Dog” super finals for 50 Free, Lucas Porter was awarded 2nd Place High Point for 8U and we had 8 swimmers make it back to finals on Saturday night. Great job, SSSC! 2. RCA STARS OF TOMORROW - If you are planning on attending the Starts of Tomorrow Meet in...

May 22, 2018

  Stingray Families! NEW BUSINESS 1. RMSC 2nd ANNUAL LISA COOLE MEMORIAL CLASSIC- Over the weekend, SSSC competed in the Lisa Coole Memorial Meet in Rockford, IL. We had some great swims and many best times. Special shout out to Peter Garland for earning the Boys 11-12 High Point Award! Great job, Peter! 2. SUMMER SWIM (JUNE&JULY) - If you emailed me by May 16th, we have placed your child in a training group. Emails with training group schedules and costs were sent out yesterday. Please note that we would...

May 15, 2018

Stingray Families! NEW BUSINESS 1. SUMMER SWIM (JUNE&JULY) - Tomorrow, May 16th is the sign up deadline to be placed in the optimal training group. If your child plans to swim June/July, please email me at kaustin@sterlingparks.org confirming their desire to participate. Monday, we will notify your swimmer which training group they will be a part of. Thank you for your help with this. 2. 2018 SPEEDO SPRING SWIMTACULAR - We had our first long course meet of the season this weekend at UIC. It was great to get back...