Articles by Karl Ortegon

Katinka Hosszu Breaks 400 IM U.S. Open Record, Now Holds Both U.S. Open Marks in the IM

Katinka Hosszu, in the prelims of day two of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara, has broken the…

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2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Santa Clara: Day Two Prelims Live Recap

MIchael Phelps dives in for the 200 free, where he is seeded 2nd going into finals.

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Breeja Larson Out-Duels Laura Sogar on Night Two of Bill Nixon Memorial Meet

Breeja Larson won the 100 breaststroke Thursday night at the Bill Nixon Memorial Meet.

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South Carolina Women Add Sprinter McKenna Keith for 2015-16 Season

Saint Andrews School’s McKenna Keith has committed to swim for South Carolina for the 2015-2016 season. Keith, a Florida native, has…

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Three More Men Commit to the University of Kentucky Wildcats for the 2015-16 Season

Joshua Swart of San Clemente Aquatics, Cobe Garcia of Ad Astra Area Aquatics, and Shane Anderson of Northern Sierra Aquatics…

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Multiple Records Fall on Final Day of Polish Nationals

Pawel Korzeniowski, above, doubled up with Polish titles in the 100 free as well as the 50 fly.

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Illinois High School 50 Free Runner-Up Mossimo Chavez Commits to Ohio State

Mossimo Chavez of Whitney Young High School and Swift Aquatics will join the Ohio State Buckeyes for the 2015-16 season….

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Breaststroker Jerik Wong Stays Local; Commits to Texas A&M

Flower Mound High School and Lakeside Aquatic Club’s Jerik Wong will swim for the Texas A&M Aggies next fall. Wong, a…

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Arizona Men Grab In-State 55-Second Breaststroker Marcello Quarante

Scottsdale Aquatic Club’s Marcello Quarante has committed to swim for the University of Arizona this upcoming fall. Quarante is a…

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British International Shauna Lee Commits to Swim for Georgia

Shauna Lee, a top-flight freestyler from Great Britain, has committed to swim for the Georgia Bulldogs. Lee is currently training…

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Colorado 5A Boys Champs: Fossil Ridge Victorious; Regis Jesuit Unable to Complete Four-Peat

FULL RESULTS Just as Cheyenne Mountain had ended the three-win streak of Air Academy in the 4A meet, the Fossil…

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Colorado Boys 4A Champs: Records Fall as Cheyenne Mountain Ends Air Academy’s Win Streak

FULL RESULTS After three straight titles for Air Academy, it was the Cheyenne Mountain boys who came out as victors…

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Rock Island High School Boys Swim Season Shaded by Forfeits and Hazing Accusations

After some inattention to Illinois High School Association (IHSA) eligibility by-laws, it was discovered that two members of the Rock…

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2015 Arena Pro Swim Series – Mesa: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Ms. Ledecky (above) will look to put up a solid 400 free this morning and set herself up for a big finals swim.

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2015 Arena Pro Swim Series – Mesa: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

MP is back in his first finals session since his suspension, slated to compete in a loaded 100m fly final in Mesa.

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