Printed on: April 02, 2013

Grade schoolers take part in Polar Bear swims


The three Polar Bear swim teams dominated the pool at the Wes Deist Aquatic Center in Idaho Falls on March 23.

The team is made up of grade school swimmers and the meet was the culmination of nearly two months of preparation, and they were able to show off their skills at the weekend meet.

The Dark Blue Team, coached by Grant Rack-ham, Caleb Chudleigh, Catherine Demott and Jill Stensby, won the event 1,906 points.

The Red team, coached by Morgan Dieckmann, Jack Banks, David Jamison, and Todd Zollinger took second with 1,739 points, and the Light Blue team, coached by Matt Dieckmann, LeeAnn Bar-rie, Grant Rackham, Matthew Chaffin and Matt Youngberg, took third place with 1,430 points.

In addition, the Polar Cubs team, made up of swimmers ages 3 to 7, also got a chance to show off its new talents.

Polar Cubs were coached by Shannon Bon-nett, Madison Bonnett, Bre LaPier, Morgen Dieck-mann, Ryan Rickenbach and Sam Zollinger.