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  • Close-knit Jamestown High swimmers enjoy camaraderie, win boys and girls 4A South regional titles

     Close-knit Jamestown High swimmers enjoy camaraderie, win boys and girls 4A South regional titles
    Though only a sophomore, Joelle Vereb already has received a letter of interest from national swimming power UCLA. Like most in her sport, that interest came via her performances on the elite club level. But for Vereb, and many others her age, high...
  • Roundup: St. Tim's advances in IAAM 'B' playoffs

    Roundup: St. Tim's advances in IAAM 'B' playoffs
    Kristen Kunaniec (21 points), Kayla Bacon (18) and Jess Berman (13) led St. Timothy's to a 67-45 win over St. Mary's in an Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference first-round playoff game Monday on Senior Night. Seniors Kristen...
  • Chesterton's Aaron Whitaker sets records at Michigan

    Fifth-ranked Michigan tuned up for the impending Big Ten men's swimming championships by setting six pool records at East Lansing to dunk Michigan State for the 34th consecutive year. Freshman Aaron Whitaker (Chesterton) led off record-setting teams in...
  • Megan Marchuk heads list of area athletes swimming for Illini

    Megan Marchuk heads list of area athletes swimming for Illini
    A number of local athletes helped the Illinois women's swimming team finish its regular season with a 190-110 victory against Michigan State on Jan. 31 in Champaign. Junior Jennifer Coady, from Hinsdale Central, earned points for her fifth-place...
  • Post-Tribune Prep Scoreboard for Wednesday, Feb. 18

    Scores and highlights may be emailed to ptsports@post-trib.com. Tuesday's Late Results Boys Basketball Hobart 48, Calumet 40 HOBART H. Smith 4, Josh Uhles 12, J. Chontos 8, M. White 12, J. Lamar 9, I. Gransberry 3. CALUMET D'Angelo Daniels 6,...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Charlotte hires women's volleyball coach from Hampton University

    COLLEGES: Women’s volleyball: Karen Weatherington, who coached Hampton University to back-to-back Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament titles and NCAA tournament berths, was hired by Charlotte. Assistant Janay Yancey will serve as HU&...
  • State high school swim meets will take place on Friday

    State high school swim meets will take place on Friday
    The area high school tournament picture is moving into focus as slowly as the ice is melting from Monday’s snowstorm. But at least one big piece of the puzzle fell into place, thanks to some ingenuity by the Virginia High School League. The VHSL...
  • Mervo wins first city swimming title in school history; City wins girls title

    Mervo's boys won the first swimming championship in the history of their school and City won the girls title at the Baltimore City Swimming Championships Saturday at Towson University. Both teams earned wins from their distance freestylers, with Mervo's...
  • Diving into the right swim school is key to water safety for children

    Diving into the right swim school is key to water safety for children
    Choosing the right swim school for your child requires more research than you might realize. These days, finding the best instructor goes far beyond being certified in CPR and having taken swim teacher training courses. And while group lessons can be...
  • Paraplegic gold-medal swimmer Amy Van Dyken embraces every challenge

    Paraplegic gold-medal swimmer Amy Van Dyken embraces every challenge
    John Lewis intended only to say hello to Amy Van Dyken and get his picture taken with the six-time Olympic swimming gold medalist when he saw her at the UCLA-USC women's swim meet last week. A former competitive swimmer and the father of swimmers, Lewis...
  • Top butterfly swimmer Gussy also best in backstroke

    Last season during a dual meet against Proviso West, the Leyden swimmers had an opportunity to compete in different-than-usual events. Junior Rob Gussy gave the 100-yard backstroke a test. "I actually did pretty well," Gussy said. "I asked my coach if...