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James Smith Oct 15, 2018

It was a big weekend for the Scorps and we'll be traveling to Houston on Saturday for the SharkFest. This week's news: Lone Star League Game Day 2 First, huge thanks to absolutely everyone – athletes, parents, other family members (my dad!) – who volunteered to work the desks and do all the work necessary to host a big day like we did at Micki on Sunday. Despite the sauna-like heat we pulled off another seamless Game Day and will host more in the future. Special recognition to the crew...

James Smith Oct 8, 2018

A few updates for the week of October 8. Saturday Scrimmage vs. Longhorn We had a good turnout for our controlled scrimmage with Longhorn with a big contingent of Austin College athletes too, including former AquaTexans Kendall and Shannon (#RooNation). We plan on having more scrimmages like that one where we stop action to teach, re-organize, and focus on the specific skills we learned the prior week. A good start and hopefully we'll have several more before the winter. I was especially pleased with our very improved releasing in the...

James Smith Oct 2, 2018

The website is being revamped so we fell short last week. Let's get caught up on what's happening in this week's Polo Weekly. Saturday Scrimmage vs. Longhorn On Saturday we'll train together with our partners from Longhorn. Our youth players will warmup and scrimmage first followed by high schoolers at about 11:00. When not scrimmaging athletes will do technical training with different coaches in the second pool. Let's show off our new skills and have a very big turnout. Game Day 1 My phenomenal news story about the September 25...

Mark Parshall Sep 29, 2018

Starting September 1st, 2020, USA Swimming will ban the use of Tech suits for swimmers 12 & Under.

Aug 17, 2018

AquaTex Waterpolo is making some exciting changes. Beginning this fall we are deepening our partnership with Longhorn Aquatics to create a unified training plan, and a new Select team for high school athletes. The highlights of these changes are:  Beginning the week of August 27, AquaTex practice times at Micki are changing to Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Longhorn Select will practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays at UT. Athletes age 14+ will be chosen by invitation. Select Team athletes will be required to join Longhorn in addition to AquaTex, but are...