womens swimming

Time Trials Meet on Saturday (8/17)

August 13, 2013

That’s right, just a week into season and we'll have Time Trials! This mock meet is set up exactly like a real swim meet to get a benchmark for season. It’s important for everyone on the team to take it seriously because the times will determine relay assignments, individual event placement and if a swimmer will be on Varsity for some/all of their events. [Read More] READ MORE

High School Girls Season Starts 8/12!

August 11, 2013

The start of high school girls season is sure sign that the hot days of summer are almost behind us. This year’s team has been practicing all summer to prep for the upcoming season, including in-water and dryland training designed to increase stamina and strength. The girls have big goals for the season, including heading to state and a solid winning record...[Read More] READ MORE

Rails Head to Marshalltown For State Meet

October 29, 2012

The high school girls team is heading to the state meet! In fact, this year marks 10 straight years for the girls' team! The team attended Regionals this past week. First up was diving, which took place on Thursday night (10/25) at Johnston for the combined Johnston/SE Polk meet. There Emilie Skartvedt performed well and overcame injury to qualify for state in diving for the very first time! ... [Read More About Regionals] READ MORE

Rails Dominate Scarlets

October 12, 2012

The HS women's team dominated East on Tuesday (10/9) with a 118-52 victory. The girls came ready to race and they held their season times in all events. That's quite an achievement since taper season had just begun. Taper involves longer, tougher practices and wearing drag (extra suits, tights and shorts) while swimming those practices. [Read More] READ MORE

Last Dual Meet Tonight (10/9)!

October 9, 2012

The high school girls season is coming to rapid close! It's hard to believe the team has already swam in 10 meets with only two more "regular season" meets to go. Up first - the team faces East tonight (10/9). It's the last dual meet of the year for the Rails and it's East's senior night. So you can bet each team will be aiming for a win. The Rails plan to swim strong and come home with the "W"! [Read More About Upcoming Meets] READ MORE

Senior Night: October 2nd!

October 1, 2012

Tuesday (10/2) marks the last home meet for the senior girls on the team. It's a night to celebrate their dedication to the team, Lincoln High School and the sport of swimming! The night is an exciting one as the crowd cheers for them and they realize next August won't involve 5:45 a.m. practices or being at the pool until 6:00 p.m. at night. But it's also a little bittersweet, as they'll...[Read More] READ MORE

Rails Win Lincoln Invite!

September 25, 2012

The Lincoln High School girls team made history on Saturday (9/22), winning the invite for the first time in four years! Even after the long week, earning a win against North but a loss against Carroll, the team came together and had several great performances. The meet started with diving early in the morning and the Rails came...[Read More] READ MORE