high school sports

Rails Take 2nd at Metro Conf. Meet

October 24, 2011

The Lincoln Rails Girls Swim Team had a nice finish to the regular season last Thursday (10/20) evening, taking second overall at the CIML Metro Conference Championship meet at Roosevelt High School. Lincoln had two conference champions; Emilie Skartvedt in diving and Brittany Purscell in the 50 freestyle. [Read More] READ MORE

Healthy Eating

September 21, 2011

Every athlete has to watch their eating habits in order to maximize their abilities in a race. Empty calories will only slow you down in your exercise regimen. Be sure to eat enough good carbohydrates. Plus, fruits and vegetables are a must. Don’t forget your milk! Milk is a proven necessity every day, instead of drinking only water after practice; drink a glass of chocolate milk! READ MORE

4 Meets, One Week!

September 21, 2011

The High School Women's team had four meets inside of seven days: Ames (9/13), S.E. Polk & Carroll (9/15) and North (9/20). The Rails performed well, earning some new personal and/or season best times. Some great swims include:
  • * Alex Bennett's swam a 6:28.20 500 Free at the S.E. Polk & Carroll double dual.
  • * Jordan Greenwood's 200 IM time of 2:44.04 against S.E. Polk & Carroll was a personal best
  • * Abby Harrison swam the 100 Back in a time of 1:10.05, a new personal best
  • * The 200 Free Relay of Brittany Purscell, Olivia Simpson, Abigail Contreras and Autum Song went the fast time of the season against North - 1:51.87
  • * The Medly Relay of Abby Harrison, Brittany Purscell, Autum Song and Olivia Simpson went a 2:00.89 against North
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