Monday, October 26, 2020

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Standing behind the blocks, as his teammates have just swum their heart out for a lead, the entire natatorium is filled with electric eager parents screaming and yelling for the Jesuit Rangers to go home with a final victory. As his toes are curled over the edge of the starting block with his left leg ready to propel his...
    As Jesuit’s swimming team first opponent was a very strong and well- balanced Plano East team, they wanted to start strong and maintain their fervent energy. However, as senior Aidan Hoofard pointed out, “they gained the early lead on us, but we stayed together and persevered and our overall effort really helped us climb back into contention”....
The ref blows his whistle, and he drops the water polo ball into the center of the pool. Will Mckinney '21 furiously puts his head down with a determination to get to the ball first and passes it onto his teammate Emmet Halm '19, who sets up his offense for a position to score the first point. Coach Silver...
"Swimming has its educational values - mental, moral, and physical - in giving you a sense of mastery over an element, and of power of saving a life, and in the development of wind and limb." -Robert Baden Powell Between the smell of chlorine and the rising sun, a group of Jesuit athletes have been honing their nautical craft since last...
"If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren't willing to do." - Michael Phelps The Jesuit Swimming team exemplified this quote, as throughout this whole season by hard work and a dedicated mentality, they have excelled in their early season meets. Ranger Relays Jesuit placed 5th in the Ranger Relays on September 29th, 2018. The...
“Water polo is my life. Our relationship is that of predetermination. I’ll never be better at anything than water polo and that is why it is my duty to pursue this sport as long as I can, and to the best of my abilities.” (Tibor Benedek, three-time Olympian from Hungary) Over the course of April, the Jesuit water polo team...
Imagine a hybrid of soccer, wrestling, rugby, and basketball.  Now imagine this sport underwater.  Welcome to water polo. After their initial season last spring, the Jesuit water polo team is back and ready to make a splash in the DFW area. The Jesuit water polo team opened the season with many decisive battles across North Texas.  The Rangers recently competed at...
After nearly a full season of training, perseverance, and grit in the pool, the Jesuit Rangers battled their way to a 3rd place finish in the UIL 8-6A district championships this past Friday, January 26th in the Alfred J. Loos Aquatic Center in Addison, Texas. The Rangers finished first in an electrifying 200m medley relay and secured spots on the...

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