Articles by Karl Ortegon

St. Thomas Academy Dominates MN Class A Championships

St. Thomas Academy won all three relays and racked up a few individual titles to storm the Minnesota Class A…

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Schilling and Back Each Win Two as Eden Prairie Takes MN ‘AA’ Champs

The Minnesota AA Boys Championships started off with quite the fireworks show in the 200 medley relay. Full results Eden…

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World Jr Champ Markus Thormeyer De-Commits from USC, Heads to UBC

Thormeyer helped Canada to a gold medal in the mixed 4×100 free relay at the 2015 World Jr Champs in Singapore.


New Zealand to Allow Olympic Team Qualification at Canadian Trials

Swimming New Zealand (SNZ) has amended its criteria for nomination to their Olympic Team, adding the Canadian Olympic Trials as…

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2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Orlando Day Three Prelims Live Recap

Missy Franklin had a big swim in the 100 back last night, and she’s the top seed in the 200 back this morning.


Cal’s Acker Wins Pac-12 Swim&Dive Scholar Athlete of the Year (VIDEO)

PAC-12 – WOMEN Wednesday, February 24 – Saturday, February 27 Federal Way, WA (Pacific Time Zone) Defending Champion: California (results)…

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2016 Men’s Pac-12 Champs: Day Two Prelims Live Recap

Andrew Seliskar, top seed in the 200 IM, will try to get the Golden Bears back on their feet after they find themselves in a big hole with diving points factored in.


2016 Men’s Pac-12 Champs: Day One Finals Live Recap

USC freshman Patrick Mulcare is a new name to watch in the Pac-12 this season.


IOC Creates New Olympic Team for Refugee Athletes

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the establishment of a new team for the upcoming Olympics that will be…

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Kelsi Worrell Talks on Balancing Louisville, Olympic Goals

Kelsi Worrell gives us more on how she juggles school, Cardinal swimming, and swimming for America.

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Bray Smashes Nat’l Record, Carmel Wins IHSAA Title by Slimmest Margin

Avon’s Chandler Bray was on fire at last weekend’s IHSAA Championships in Indianapolis, IN, setting a new national high school record in…


“Damn, Daniel” Meme Star, Daniel Lara, Turns Down Modeling Contract

You’re probably reading this headline and thinking, “Hm, I don’t know what any of this means,” or, “Hm, I do…


Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #2 Troy’s ‘Stache Gets Shaved

#10 Learning how to "butterfly" from the BEST: @RazorbackSD! — Pork Chop (@PorkChop_UA) February 28, 2016 Too cute. #9…

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WATCH: Indiana Freshman Ian Finnerty Wins B1G 100 Breast Crown

Indiana freshman Ian Finnerty, who had never broken 53 seconds in his 100 breast prior to college, found himself touching first…


2016 B1G Men’s Champs: Day Four Prelims Live Recap

What does Michigan stud sophomore Paul Powers have in store for the field in the 100 free after his 18.85 50 free two days ago?

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