High School

New Pool Brings Water Polo to Kern County, CA

The opening of the new Kern High School Aquatics Center aims to increase the number of KHSD water polo programs from 2 to 8-10 this coming year.

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PA Governor Recommends No Sports Til January 1; PIAA Delays To Discuss

Pennsylvania’s fall high school sports are briefly postponed as the PIAA deliberates. Meanwhile Louisiana has released 3 options for high school swim meets.

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Arizona Delays Fall & Winter HS Sports Seasons; Swimming August 24 – Nov 7

The state of Arizona will postpone the start of fall sports, but will still keep all fall sports – including swimming & diving – in the fall season.

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IL Swimmer Mary Kate Phillips Performs CPR, Saves Choking Neighbor

St. Charles, Illinois swimmer and future Ball State Cardinal Mary Kate Phillips used CPR to save a young neighbor who was choking.

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Indian Creek High School Renames Swimming Pool After Chase Smith

Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar, Indiana has renamed its swimming pool after swimmer Chase Smith following his recent re-diagnosis with cancer.

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Colorado To Condense HS Swim/Dive Seasons While Moving Football to 4th Season

Colorado will move several fall high school sports, including football, to the spring, creating a fourth sports season and condensing all four seasons.

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Minnesota To Keep Girls Swimming In Fall, Condense Season & Limit Invites

Minnesota has approved high school girls swimming & diving to remain in the fall season, though limited to two-team meets in a condensed season.

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Maryland Postpones Both Fall & Winter High School Sports Competitions

Maryland has postponed high school sports in both fall and winter seasons for the 2020-2021 school year – that includes girls and boys swimming & diving.

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IHSA Releases Modified Schedule for 2020-2021 Athletics

The new IHSA plan includes the creation of 4 shortened seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer, as well as shifting some sports to different seasons.

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2020 Fall Sports To Go Ahead, Says Wyoming High School Activities Association

The Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) has announced its decision that “educational based activities” will continue as planned this fall.

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The Full Updated 2020-2021 CIF Aquatic Sports Schedule

The full updated 2020-2021 California HS Aquatics Schedule has pushed the start of water polo to Dec. 14th and the start of swimming & diving to March 1st.

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VHSL Moves Fall Sports To Spring, Delays All Activities Until December 14

The Virginia High School League will move all fall sports to the spring, while winter sports won’t resume until December 14.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Jason Pullano on How to Gamify Swimming

In this podcast, Jason turns a swim workout into a game of Super Mario Kart. He has an entire spreadsheet for how it works

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Texas Releases COVID-19 Guidelines for 2020-2021 Academic and Athletic Year

We examine the Texas University Interscholastic League guidelines for mitigating the risk of spreading COVID-19 during the 2020-21 academic & athletic year.

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FHSAA Changes Course; Delays Start of HS Sports Until August 24

Florida high school fall-season sports, including swimming & diving, won’t be allowed to begin practice until at least August 24.

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