Sunday, November 12, 2017

6th place at State!

Best team finish ever at the WIAA State Meet for the Rocket Girls Swimming & Diving team!
Thank you to all the team members, family and friends who made the trip to the UW-Madison Natatorium (encountering Badger game day traffic) to support the team! It was awesome to see you in the stands! Thank you for the support of the team!! 

State Championship in Diving for Av!

We were so proud to see her defend her title in the first event of the meet! Bailey did a great job in her first State appearance and finished 21st.
Bella helped lead the way in the individual swimming events where she finished 6th in the 200 Free and 3rd in the 500 Free, making podium in both events! Claire scored points in her events by placing 12th in the 50 Free and 15th in the 100 Free! Gabby had awesome performances in her individual events by finishing 9th in the 100 Breast and 17th in the 100 Free. Kara capped an excellent season with a 19th place in 100 Breast. 
                          Rocket Relays were flying!
200 Medley - Evie, Hannah, Payton, Sammie started the swimming events off with a 20th place finish!
200 Free - 4th fastest in the state!! Bella, Gabby, Payton and Claire set a new team record in this event and earning All-State honors!
400 Free - Bella, Claire, Evie and Gabby earn All-State honors by placing 7th in the State! Also setting a team record with their efforts in the final event of the meet!

Congratulations ROCKETS on a great finish                             to the 2017 season!

Friday, November 10, 2017


Excitement is in the air as we get ready to compete at the WIAA State Swimming & Diving meet this weekend in Madison! 

We would love to see some familiar faces down at the UW-Natatorium! Diving starts at 10am on Saturday & Swimming starts at 3pm! If you are unable to make it, but would like to follow how the Rockets are doing, the WIAA will be streaming it for a small fee at: WIAA State Meet

The Rockets will be competing in the following events:
Diving: Av and Bailey
200 Medley Relay: Evie, Hannah, Payton, Sammie
200 Free: Bella
50 Free: Claire
100 Free: Claire and Gabby
500 Free: Bella
200 Free Relay: Claire, Gabby, Payton, Bella
100 Breast: Gabby and Kara
400 Free Relay: Bella, Claire, Evie, Gabby


Sunday, November 5, 2017

Team Potluck

Other end of season reminders:

  • Pink athlete banquet sheets due to the pool office for the formal banquet powerpoint
  • Please email a picture for the powerpoint, to Coach Laura at:      Baby pictures in swimming attire are always fun
  • Don't forget to purchase your tickets for the formal banquet in the main office at NHS
  • Please wash and return equipment if you have completed your season

Friday, November 3, 2017

Sectional Time

Congratulations ROCKETS on bringing home the 
FVA Conference title last weekend! 

Now it is on to Sectionals! 

Diving starts tonight at 5:30 at our pool!
Swimming starts at Noon on Saturday!  
If you are helping to time at the meet, please meet in the pool lobby at 11:40.


Friday, October 27, 2017

Conference Meet

The Rockets are soaring into Conference!
Diving                                               Swimming
          6:00pm on Friday                          Bus leaves at 8:00am         
          Fond du Lac Aquatic Center        Meet starts at 10:30
Good Luck to Av and Bailey!       Good Luck Rocket swimmers!

Sunday, October 22, 2017

JV Conference

Wishing all of our JV Conference swimmers Good Luck!

The JV Conference meet is at Appleton North High School on Monday, Oct. 23rd. It starts at 5:00 and there is a $4 admission charge per adult, $2 per student/child, Free for Senior Citizens and $1 for heat sheets. 

The girls are done with practices if JV Conference is their final meet, but we do have a few team events that everyone should attend:
  • Wednesday, Oct. 25th team meeting in pool bleachers 3:30-4:00. Equipment will be returned at this time if done at JV Conference.  Towel, jacket and shorts should be washed and dried before returning.  You do not need to wash the parka.
  • Saturday, Nov. 4th - we need some team members to be timers for the Sectional meet. They should meet in pool lobby at 11:30am.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 14th - team potluck banquet at 6:00pm in NHS Cafeteria. This is a time when the coaches recognize the girls with a funny story from the season. This is organized by the junior class and more information regarding the theme with be coming!
  • Monday, Nov. 20th - team banquet at Bridgewood. The meal starts at 6:30 and tickets can be purchased from the school, if attending the meal.  The banquet portion of the evening will begin at 7:00pm and open to all family members. 

Sunday, October 8, 2017

October team events

We have a lot of activities coming up in October!
It's time for our annual olive oil fundraiser! Order forms went home last week and are due on Tuesday, Oct. 10th. We ask that the girls sell at least $50 worth of olive oil or can opt out of the fundraiser by making a $50 donation. The oil olive will be sent home with the girls after our team meeting (3:30-4:00) on Wednesday, Oct. 25th. 

Our last home dual meet of the season is on Tuesday, Oct. 10th! We will recognize our Seniors at the break! Congratulations class of 2018!

Saturday, Oct. 14th is the Oshkosh West Spirit Invite! All team members are expected to attend the meet. Some of the team will be swimming and some of the team will be sharing their "Rocket spirit." The bus leaves NHS at 8:00am and will return around 12:30pm.

October 16-20 is the week where the team exchanges Ghost Gal gifts.  The maximum spent for the week is $20-25.

October 22nd is the team Halloween party at the Osero's home. The girls should plan to meet there in their costume at 3:30. The road rally will go from 4-5:30 and each team will need a parent driver. Food and pictures will be at 5:30-7:00!

Saturday, September 23, 2017


Each week we recognize three Rockets who have contributed in a special way to the team! 
Week 1
Evie, Gabby, Anna
Week 2 
Kara, Hannah, Marie