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Wendy Sanders

It’s crunch time, Stingrays. We need volunteers to please step up for the following critical positions: Friday evening Security (we need one male and one female) Timers Saturday afternoon Announcer Awards Security (we need one male, please) Sunday morning Heat winner distribution (this is a great job for a sibling who might be at the meet! Age 8 and up) Sunday afternoon Admissions Concessions Security (we need one male and one female) Timers Please keep in mind that we may need to shuffle volunteers around if we can't fill all...

Wendy Sanders

Please note the following upcoing practice schedule changes, and please be sure to sync the practice calendar to your smart phone HERE. The calendar appointments always have a LOCATION and TIME for practices, including changes. Thursday, 12/1 Senior 5:45-7:45pm NF Gold 6:15-7:45pm NF Wednesday, 12/7 Senior 5:45-7:45pm NF Gold 7:00-8:30pm NF Thursday, 12/8 Senior 6:00-8:30pm NF Gold 5:45-7:15pm NF Friday, 12/9 Senior 5:45-7:45pm NF Gold 7:00-8:30pm NF Tuesday, 12/13 Senior 3:30-5:00pm Northville Gold 6-7pm YMCA Silver 7-8pm YMCA Thursday, 12/22 Senior 3:30-5:00pm Northville Gold 4:00-5:00pm Northville

Wendy Sanders

We had an outstanding Skills and Skillets event yesterday! It was so wonderful to have this event again. Thanks to all who participated! We have a very simple news update this week: Practice update: Monday-Thursday: Normal practices. There will be no practices on Friday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 4th due to the FFYS Holiday Invitational that we are hosting at Waterford Kettering High School. Meet update: We need volunteers for multiple positions on Saturday and Sunday. Make sure you sign up for your mandatory volunteer time slots so that...

Wendy Sanders

Good morning Stingray Nation! First – a HUGE congratulations to our High School Girls who wrapped up their high school seasons this past weekend! Division 1 @ Oakland University: Mia Bayer Alyssa Calloway Charmi Koppolu Maddie Pohlman Division 2 @ Calvin College: Josie Blanchard Emme D’Errico Leah Gray Rachael Mateyak Casey Sanders We saw some fantastic swims, and we’re excited to see all of our high school girls back in the water NO LATER THAN Monday, November 28! You need to register NOW for the FFYS hosted meet. And don’t...

Wendy Sanders

Good afternoon, Stingray Nation! Just a quick reminder - we still need LOTS of volunteers for our Friday session and our Saturday/Sunday Meet. Please sign up ASAP! Click HERE to sign up to volunteer for the Friday meet. Click HERE to sign up to volunteer for the Saturday/Sunday meet. Also, congratulations to last week's Swimmer of the Week winners! Miniray - Laiyah Jones Bronze - Celia Smith Silver - Michael Kurdziel Gold - Elise Tappy Senior - John Chisholm Have a great week!

Wendy Sanders

Good morning Stingray Nation! We had some OUTSTANDING swims this weekend! Congratulations to Kinley Birmelin for winning the high point award for the 9-10 girls!! We are counting down the days to SEVERAL big events coming up. Our big push this week is our need for volunteers for our FFYS Meet. We are thankful to the many parents who have already signed up to volunteer at the FFYS Holiday Meet. For the rest of you, please sign up for a MINIMUM of two volunteer slots during the Saturday/Sunday meet and...

Wendy Sanders

Happy November, Stingray Nation! WARNING: This is a long email. It contains very important information. Please read it thoroughly. There may be a quiz. I have intentionally delivered this early so you can grab a fresh cup of coffee to enjoy while you read this. Well, for those of you who braved the Falcons Meet this weekend, well done! We had lots of great times! Special congrats to Kaden Patterson for a new zone cut on the 200 free yesterday! Results are going to be a little slow coming in...

Wendy Sanders

Happy Halloween, Stingray Nation! Practice updates: Monday: There is no practice TONIGHT! Have a fun and safe Halloween! Tuesday – Thursday: Normal Practice schedule. Friday - Gold Practice: 6:00-7:30pm. All other groups normal. Sunday: No practice due to Falcon Invitational! Meet updates: The Falcon Fall Classic Meet is being held at Milford High School. Please make a note of the Meet Information (found HERE) to make sure you show up to warmup on time!!! Please plan on arriving fifteen minutes before warmup begins to ensure that your swimmer is ready...

Wendy Sanders

Happy Monday, Stingray Nation! What a great way to start our season off with some amazing swims and several zone cuts for our Stingrays! Congratulations to Kinley Birmelin, Cason Kliebert, Kaden Patterson, Zoe Seals, and Declan Smith as our newest members of the 2023 Zone Team!!! Woot! Practice updates: The practice schedule is remarkably normal this week! Check out the schedule here if you forgot what normal looks like. There will be NO PRACTICE on Monday, October 31. Happy Halloween! Meet updates: Falcon Fall Classic – this is a YMCA...

Wendy Sanders

Great news, Stingray Nation! Most of the Spirit Wear has arrived! You can pick up your Spirit Wear at Farmington High School TONIGHT between 6:30-7:30pm. Remember - Gold and Senior Practices are at Farmington HS, NOT North Farmington tonight. North Farmington has their Homecoming football game tonight and it's going to be a zoo. You're welcome. If you can't make it to Farmington HS tonight, the spirit wear will be at the BBD meet Saturday with Jamie Kliebert in the AM and with Adam Bayer in the PM. If that...