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Ames, Valley, Dowling among boys’ swimming contenders

The Ames girls’ swim team recently wrapped up another successful season with a second-place finish at state. Now it’s the Little Cyclone boys’ turn.

“The boys swam club with the girls all summer and they saw the hard work pay off,” said coach Dan Flannery. 372 more words


Avon, Zionsville poised to challenge Chesterton for boys swimming supremacy

Chesterton’s boys swim team has won the past two state titles — and four of the past seven. Only Carmel’s three straight titles from 2010-12 have kept the word dynasty out of the conversation. 535 more words


Swimmer Alice Treuth signs with Notre Dame

Alice Treuth has qualified for Olympic swim trials two years ago and is set to participate again in 2016.

But for the James M. Bennett senior and captain of the Coastal Aquatics swim team, those honors pale in comparison to her biggest accomplishment – being able to swim competitively in college. 596 more words


Waterford’s Tucker turns into a state champion

Miranda Tucker was 9 and desperately wanted to learn to swim.

She grew up in a neighborhood that seemed filled with backyard pools, except for the Tucker home, which made it an issue when she would be at one of her friends’ houses and the kids wanted to race. 1,324 more words


Athlete of the Week: Eamon McCoy

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EAMON McCOY, senior, Brandywine cross country

THE WEEK: Signed a national letter of intent to run cross country and track at Georgia Tech. 437 more words


Tucker commits to Indiana with eye on Olympics

It all started with the dog paddle — but don’t most Olympic swimming dreams?

Less than an hour before she would sign a National Letter of Intent to swim for national power Indiana University Wednesday afternoon on the deck of the Livonia Community Recreation Center pool, Livonia Community Swim Club standout Miranda Tucker recounted how her fabulous amateur career got kick-started. 837 more words


Chaparral's Ryan Hoffer poised to set national record at state meet

Scottsdale Chaparral sophomore Ryan Hoffer wants to go where no high school swimmer has gone before, a sub-19-second 50-yard freestyle this weekend at the Division I championships at Mesa’s Skyline Aquatic Center. 588 more words