Smithville Boys Varsity Swimming

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Boy’s Swim Team Finishes Eighth at State Championship

How do you go from 12th at State to finishing 8th place at State with four minutes left in the game? You throw a “Hail Mary”, or in this case, you swim a “Hail Mary” with the four fastest swimmers in Smithville history, Kolby Ruff, Raymond Fugett, Brady Bell, and Nathan Noll. These exceptional athletes,

Boys Swim Fast at State Prelims

The Varsity swimmers are set up nicely for the State Championship finals tomorrow morning. Nathan Noll is seeded second in the 100 Fly and third in the 200 Free. Brady Bell is seeded 7th in 100 Breastroke, and Freshmen, Kolby Ruff, is seeded 14th in the 100 Backstroke. The fierce relay of Ruff, Bell, Noll

Boy’s Place Third at Conference and Bring Back Gold

In an exciting and fun filled weekend of fast swimming, Boy’s Varsity beat Grain Valley, Winnetonka, and Raytown South to place third at the Blue Division Conference. The powerful relay of Kolby Ruff, Brady Bell, Nathan Noll, and Ray Fugett kicked off Saturday’s competition by winning the 200 Medley Relay and setting a new team

Nathan Noll Makes State Cut In Every Event

There was only one last “hurdle”, the 100 Breastroke. For two years, Nathan Noll has been trying to get that last state cut. He set out to make the state cut in every single event possible, and today in his home pool, he did it. In a beautifully swam race of smooth and efficient Breastroke,

Kolby Ruff Wins 100 Free

In yesterday’s meet against Liberty and Liberty North, Kolby Ruff won the 100 Freestyle event. From an outside lane, and with no one to push him, he cruised to a first place finish and a 50.68 second time, only 8/10 of a second away from his first individual qualifying time for state. Ruff also won

Boy’s Swim Duals

In a whirlwind week, that includes three swim meets, the Smithville boy’s team had some standout performances and first time swims. Junior Justin Coleman, and Freshmens Curt Bollinger, Tristan Pottebaum, Patrick Sheeran, and Luke Rich conquered the 500 yard freestyle for the first time, with Tristan Pottebaum posting the fastest time out of the bunch.

Boy’s Swim Returns with Medals and Three New State Cuts

Boys Swim is taking another relay to state! They 200 Freestyle relay of Fugett, Bell, Ruff, and Noll made the state cut today in this exciting race where each swimmer does a 50 yard sprint. Junior, Nathan Noll, achieved three new state cuts at today’s Independence Invitational, in addition to bringing home a gold medal

Smithville Boys Rock the Northland

The Northland is taking notice of the Smithville Boy’s Swim Team! In an exciting finish, the team came in 4th overall at Saturday’s Battle of the Northland Invitational. The Team’s 200 Medley Relay of Ruff, Bell, Noll, and Fugett proved unstoppable with a first place medal finish to kick off the meet. Raymond Fugett, as