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Gold medal worth the wait for Bush

MECHANICSBURG — Brandon Bush waited a whole year, and it was worth it.  Brandon Bush of Upper Moreland had the honor of winning the area’s first gold medal of the PIAA Class 2A boys swimming and diving competition.Bush, a...

Swimmers Following Spirit of Martin Luther King Are Making a Difference

More than a generation of Americans have grown up never hearing Martin Luther King Jr. on the radio, watching him on television or reading about him in newspapers. But King’s spirit lives on as activists continue to fight for...

Swimming’s Most Influential Figures in the Sport for 2020

Swimming’s Most Influential Figures in the Sport for 2020 (From the December issues of Swimming World Magazine) Our sport is graced with great people and organizations. As appropriate for this time of year, we want to recognize those (in random order)...

Kate Douglass Scares 200 IM American Record at Tennessee Invite

Virginia sophomore Kate Douglass joined the sub-1:51 club in the 200 IM on Thursday night at the Tennessee Invitational in Knoxville with a 1:50.92 to nearly break the American record of 1:50.67 held by Ella Eastin in 2018. Douglass moved to third all-time,...

Olympic swimmer helping dissident Belarus athletes

Herasimenia acknowledges that if athletes speak out, they risk their Olympic dream VILNIUS - A few weeks ago, Aliaksandra Herasimenia was a retired Belarusian Olympic swimmer with a stellar career.Now, from her self-imposed exile in neighbouring Lithuania, she heads up...

Winter Juniors Qualifier Alyssa Schwengel Sends Verbal to Arizona for 2021-22

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USA Swimming Sends Out September Meet Sanctioning Update

USA Swimming Sends Out September Meet Sanctioning Update With September quickly approaching, USA Swimming sent out its monthly sanctioning update on Friday. The continued correspondence by USA Swimming ensures that clubs have the latest information for sanctioning meets and reminds...

Where to Go Swimming Now in Texas – Texas Monthly

As the dog days of the sweltering Texas summertime set in, our beaches, lakes, rivers, creeks, swimming holes, and swimming pools are popular destinations for refreshing dips. But closures and reopenings and reclosures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic...

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