High School

Shouts from the Stands: Heart Screenings in High School Athletes

We can all agree that swimming is the most fun sport. On the other hand, swimming, like all other sports, is dangerous, and injuries are not uncommon.

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How Great Swimming Parents Help Their Swimmer with Goal Setting

All of the great coaching your swimmer receives from their club and high school coaches and from swim clinics and all of the brilliant advice that I provide will be wasted if your swimmer does not have the proper support system at home.

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Steven Ortiz Added To USA Swimming Banned List After May Arrest

Former high school swimming and track coach Steven Ortiz has been added to USA Swimming’s banned list, the latest coach to be suspended permanently by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.

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Regan Smith on 100 Back/200 Fly Double: “That was a ton of fun” (Video)

Regan Smith pulled off an impressive double on Day 3 of Santa Clara, winning the 100 back and then nearly taking another victory in the 200 fly

Former FL HS Coach Won’t Return To Teach While Under Investigation

Eric Hill, the former Florida high school swim coach under investigation, won’t return to Boca Raton High School to teach, local paper the Sun-Sentinel reports.

Livin’ Like Larry: How to Step up Your Dryland Game (Video)

When we visited Phoenix Swim Club for Practice + Pancakes, we were lucky enough to see their dryland routine in action, which was a little bit different than what most teams do once out of the pool. 

Danny Kovac Breaks 200 IM Record, Split 43.0 100 FR at CHSAA 5A Finals

The Regis Jesuit boys 200 medley relay also broke the overall CHSAA record.

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Kyle Leach Breaks CHSAA 4A State Record With 44.33 100 Free

Pueblo County freshman John Plutt won the 100 fly, shedding over 2 seconds off his prelims time of 52.43 to post a 50.26

Suit Violation Shakes Up the CHSAA 4A Boys State Meet

The Colorado High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) Boys 4A State Championships on Saturday, May 19th ended in dramatic fashion when a disqualification due to a suit violation left Discovery Canyon, which was leading by 20 points going into the last event, finishing 2nd by 8 points.

FL High School Coach of the Year Removed, Under Investigation

A three-time Florida High School Coach of the Year has been removed from his swimming coach and teaching positions and is under school police investigation, per local newspapers.

Carson Foster: What’s His Best Event? (Video)

16-year-old Carson Foster of the Mason Manta Rays passed veteran Matt Grevers on the fourth 50 to grab 3rd in the 200 back. Foster’s 2:00.60 was his fastest ever in-season swim

Phoebe Bacon talks Irish Open, Being on the JNat Team, and her last name (Video)

Bacon recently competed at the Irish Open, where she went a best time of 1:00.09 in the 100 back. It was her first time competing, or traveling, out of the country

14 Meet Records Fall at CIF Finals; Hartman Posts 59.6 100 Breast

Zoie Hartman also blasted an incredible 1:55.95 to win the 200 IM, although that time was still a ways off Ella Eastin’s meet record of 1:54.31.

Wichita-East Defends Title at Kansas 6A Girl’s HS State Championship

Wichita-East defended their title with a total of 284 points, holding off Lawrence Free State which finished with 261 points, and Shawnee Mission-East, which tallied 256.5 points.

St. Thomas Aquinas Takes Kansas 5-1A HS Girl’s State C’ship Title

St. Thomas Aquinas won the overall team trophy, finishing with 289 points. Kapaun Mt. Carmel was hot on their heels and finished 2nd with 285 points, while Bishop Carroll took 3rd with 201 points.

CHSAA 4A State Prelims: Jack Moranetz Breaks 4A Record in 100 Breast

Jack Moranetz (D’Evelyn) broke the 100 breast record, posting a 55.83 to come in just under the previous mark of 56.00.

CHSAA Boys 5A State Prelims: Elijah Warren Narrowly Misses Record

Regis Jesuit senior Elijah Warren scared the CHSAA 5A state record in the 100 breast with a 54.76.

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