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Swimming

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  • Boys' Swimming Preview: Rebuilding for La Caņada, Flintridge Prep comes with high hopes

    Boys' Swimming Preview: Rebuilding for La Cañada, Flintridge Prep comes with high hopes
    A rebuilding effort is underway at La Caņada High, albeit one that should be smoother in the familiar waters of CIF Southern Section Division II. The Spartans treaded the deep end of the section in Division I for four years, the product of their own...
  • Oviedo's Audra Duffy leads Lions by setting standards high

     Oviedo's Audra Duffy leads Lions by setting standards high
    When the Oviedo High School girls water polo team practices, one distinct voice can be heard above the splashing and shooting. From the water comes the voice of a leader. She’s directing her team, helping them figure out when to pass and when to...
  • Loyola men fall to Holy Cross in Patriot League first round

    Loyola men fall to Holy Cross in Patriot League first round
    Four Holy Cross players scored in double figures Tuesday night and the Crusaders beat visiting Loyola Maryland, 62-45, in the first round of the Patriot League men's basketball tournament, advancing to face No. 1 seed Bucknell on Thursday. Matt Husek,...
  • Jason Yang, Ryan Chu hoped for more at state swim meet

    Hinsdale South seniors Jason Yang and Ryan Chu finished their high school swimming careers in style — competing at the state meet. They each took a different route to get there. "Jason is a returning state qualifier, so we really had no doubt...
  • Lyons' Weston Credit puts breaststroke medal on ice

    Lyons' Weston Credit puts breaststroke medal on ice
    Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn grabbed attention Sunday for participating in the Polar Plunge in Lake Michigan, but Lyons junior Weston Credit also benefited one day earlier from jumping into some freezing waters. A year ago at the state meet, he followed...
  • Boys swimming: Despite setbacks, Glenbrook South takes third at state

    For Glenbrook South, a team with high hopes for a state swimming title, the weekend started in the worst kind of way. Senior Aaron Ach, a Princeton-bound diver and a top contender for the state diving title, struck his hand on the diving board on his...
  • Libertyville swimmers Matt Harrington, Justin Fu cap decorated careers

    Libertyville swimmers Matt Harrington, Justin Fu cap decorated careers
    Seconds before the start of the 100-yard butterfly finals at the boys swimming and diving state meet at New Trier on Saturday, Libertyville senior Matt Harrington stood on his lane five platform and flashed a wide smile. It was the final individual race...
  • Daniel Smith completes transformation into Lake Forest's leader

    Daniel Smith completes transformation into Lake Forest's leader
    Lake Forest swimmers filled the pool deck inside New Trier's natatorium for the boys swimming and diving state finals Saturday. That's just how Daniel Smith wanted it. Smith, a senior, swam in the 100-yard backstroke final Saturday. He finished fifth in...
  • Threat of more icy weather postpones Tuesday's basketball sectionals, state swim meet

    Threat of more icy weather postpones Tuesday's basketball sectionals, state swim meet
    The threat of more icy weather prompted some schools close early and all to cancel afternoon activities, which will postpone the basketball playoffs and the state Class 4A-3A swimming championships. Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Carroll County...
  • Chinnery, 14, tunes up for Liukin Cup with personal-best performance on beam, second place all-around in Charleston meets | Community news

    Kourtney Chinnery tuned up for Friday’s Nastia Liukin Cup with a stellar performance in Charleston, S.C., last weekend. On Friday, the World Class Gymnastics star scored a career high of 38.175 points in the all-around for second place in her Jr....
  • To Polar Bears, cold-water plunge is cheap therapy, nature's church

    To Polar Bears, cold-water plunge is cheap therapy, nature's church
    On the plus side, the ocean waves were rolling, not frozen in mid-curl, and the calendar read March, so the city's third-coldest February on record was over. Nevertheless, it was undeniably, brutally cold as snow fell on the sand at Coney Island on...