Articles by Braden Keith

Pitt Panthers Send Off a Few Sparks at First Meet of Chase Kreitler Era

The Pitt Panthers have a big hill to climb in a loaded ACC, but their first outing under new head coach Chase Kreitler had plenty to give them hope.

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Iowa Central Head Coach Joe Plane Resigns After Team’s Season Starts

Joe Plane, who has built Iowa Central Community College into one of the top Junior College programs in the country, resigned after his team’s first meet.

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Matt Fallon Opens 2022-2023 Season with Blistering 200 Breast at Intrasquad Meet

Penn sophomore Matt Fallon swam a 200 breaststroke time that is faster than we saw from anybody through November of last season.

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Hungary Sending Only 2 to World SC Champs Because of Cost, Travel Concerns

Szebastian Szabo is the co-World Record holder in the 50 fly and one of only two Hungarian athletes who will travel to short course Worlds in December.

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Adam Peaty Says He Plans to Race at 2022 Short Course World Championships

Adam Peaty, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and multi-event World Record holder, has never won a World Championship in short course meters.

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Destin Lasco, Isabelle Stadden Win Cal/Cal Poly King & Queen of the Pool

Isabelle Stadden won the annual women’s pentathlon, while Destin Lasco won the men’s meet that was absent many of Cal’s top stars.

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Junior National Champion, #12 Katie Christopherson Commits to Virginia

Katie Christopherson became the first top-20 recruit in the girls’ class of 2024 to announce her college commitment on Thursday.

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Lee’s Summit-West Boys Off to Hot Start With September PBs (Missouri HS Swimming)

Leo Kurucz, a senior, and Jack Ailshire, a junior, have already swum lifetime bests in September, the first month of the Missouri high school season.

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US Masters’ Swimming Votes to Replace “Postal Meets” with “Virtual Meets”

Out with the old, in with the new: US Masters Swimming rules books will now refer to “postal meets” as “virtual meets.” A requiem for a tradition.

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Will Glass to Become Texas Men’s Volunteer Assistant in December

Will Glass, who was part of the famous Texas 1-2-3-4-6-8 finish in the 100 fly in 2015, will join the coaching staff as a volunteer assistant in December.

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Canadian Olympian Yuri Kisil Leaves NTC – Ontario for Calgary

Canada’s #2 sprinter Yuri Kisil is leaving Toronto to spend time back home in Calgary with family and friends and train under his former age group coach Dave Johnson.

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WADA Bans Narcotic Tramadol, Chooses Not to Change Marijuana Rules

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released its new banned substance lists, which still features cannabis even after a thorough review.

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NCAA Passes Emergency Legislation for Graduate Transfers

The NCAA has added a new exception to the new 60-day transfer portal windows: graduate transfers, which have risen in recent years, are exempted.

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Worlds Silver Medalist Tomoe Hvas Retires at Only 22 Years Old

Norwegian swimmer Tomoe Hvas has ended his career in his prime, 9 months after winning a World Championships silver medal in the 100 IM.

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Wheeling University Hires Cory Kephart as New Head Swim Coach

One of the last remaining NCAA programs without a head coach, Wheeling University in West Virginia has hired Cory Kephart to fill the role.

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