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Lowell Crew boatLowell Crew Practicing
for Regatta

The Lowell High School Crew team has been practicing on the Flat River for their first regatta of the season.

Head coach Peter Chittenden has been working hard to get the men's and women's rowers up to speed.

The boats are 62 feet in length and only 3 1/2 feet wide.

The first scrimmage of the season is only 2 weeks away and the GR Regatta is on April 30th.
Coach Chittenden says, "The GR Regatta is an exciting event and the rowers are looking forward
to it."

See story on WZZM 13


Womens varsity doubleGrand Rapids Crew opens
its spring season


Grand Rapids Crew opened its season last Saturday hosting a regatta out of its own boathouse.

Four teams competed including, Grand Rapids, Northview, Lowell and East Grand Rapids.

Grand Rapids faired very well winning all but one race.

See story on WZZM 13



Lowell Crew Team Lowell Crew Club Wraps
Up A Successful Season


Lowell Crew finished the season with a strong performance at Culver. Ten crew's from Ohio, Indiana and Michigan competed in 17 events. 

Lowell Crew finished the season strong, setting a club record with 4 boats to the final races at Culver.

The Woman's Junior 8 medaled with a 3rd place finish, the club's first medal at Culver. 

Highlights from the season included a 3rd place medal at the East Grand Rapids Regatta by the woman's Novice 8. 

The Men's and Womans Varsity 8 boats were unable to race at East Grand Rapids due to strong winds late in the day. 

Lowell Crew's roster of 32 HS students worked hard throughout the year with voluntary conditioning in the fall and winter.

The students also found time to raise nearly $4,000 to purchase equipment through events such as cleaning the stadium after football games.



EGR Tri Regatta Strong Showing At
East Grand Rapids Tri Regatta


The Lowell Crew Team competed on Saturday, April 26th 2011 in the East Grand Rapids Tri Regatta. 

Lowell, Northview and East Grand Rapids rowers spent a cold and windy morning challenging the 1000 meter course on the choppy waters of Reeds Lake.  

The Junior Women's 8 power stroked "The Spirit of Lowell" to a 1st place finish.

The Senior Women's 4 and Senior Men's 4 sculls placed 2nd and the Senior Men's 4 rowed to a third place finish.


Crew Club Christmas Float Brings 2nd Place Honors

A huge Thank You to all that made our Christmas float a real crowd pleaser along the chilly, snow covered streets of Main Street on December 1st.  We Received 2nd place honors. 

A special thanks to Dave and Heather Hibbits and Dave Cadwallader for pulling this all together on a very timetable. 

We would also like to thank John Timpson for the use of his storage facility and flatbed trailer.

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