Swimming: Fox Chapel alumnus an All-American diver

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014 6:00 am

Rick Davis profiles Fox Chapel graduate JB Kolod, now a diving standout at the University of Virginia. "Competing in his strongest event at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships -- the 3-meter ...

Alumni Update - Haley Gabor (Westminster)

Published on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 12:00 pm

At Saturday's Carnegie Mellon Quad, Haley Gabor won the 200 with a season-best time of 26.53 and ran lead off for the Titans' 1,600 relay, which also won with a season-best time of 4:10.87. Her 200 ...

Alumni Update: Megan Bilko (Grove City)

Published on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 12:00 pm

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Grove City College women's swimming and diving team concluded competition at the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships Saturday night by producing another All-America performance. ...

Swimming: Upper St. Clair's Dudzinski turns into a winner

Published on Thursday, 20 March 2014 6:00 am

Nick Tolomeo's feature on Upper St. Clair swimmer Ryan Dudzinski. "The final turn is where champions are made. That is the message Upper St. Clair swimming coach Dave Schraven has always conveyed to ...

Swimming: North Allegheny senior enjoys a golden finish

Published on Thursday, 20 March 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo's feature on North Allegheny swimmer Zach Buerger. "Zach Buerger closed out his high school swimming career by defending his title. Actually, he defended both of his titles. After ...

Swimming: Mars boys take PIAA title

Published on Sunday, 16 March 2014 4:00 am

As a special to the Post-Gazette, Rod Frisco reports on the PIAA swimming and diving championships. Click here to read his story. "LEWISBURG, Pa. -- When it comes to winning a PIAA team swimming championship, ...

Swimming: West Allegheny, Mars swimmers win gold

Published on Saturday, 15 March 2014 5:00 am

As a special to the Post-Gazette, Rod Frisco covered Friday's PIAA swimming and diving championships. Click here to read his story. "LEWISBURG, Pa. -- The expressions etched on the faces of WPIAL swimmers ...

Swimming: Norwin junior returns and doesn't skip a beat

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014 9:15 am

Norwin's Kathryn Painter made her WPIAL championship two years ago as a freshman, swimming the 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke, finishing fourth and eighth respectively. Last season she took ...

Swimming: North Feature Athlete - Knoch's Brooke Zukowski

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014 8:45 am

Name: Brooke Zukowski High School: Knoch Grade: 9 Sport: Swimming Knoch freshman Brooke Zukowski made a splash in her WPIAL debut, capturing a WPIAL gold medal in the 100-yard breaststroke. She swam a ...

Swimming: West Mifflin's Kolesar top-four seed at states

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014 8:30 am

... record set by Shady Side Academy's Broderick Kelly in 2011 (51.15). Kolesar also won the 100 backstroke, swimming a time of 52.54, over three seconds faster than his seed time. The West Mifflin senior ...

Swimming: East Feature Athlete - Yough's Madison Nestor

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014 8:15 am

Name: Madison Nestor High School: Yough Grade: 10 Sport: Swimming After qualifying for the WPIAL championships in one event last year as a freshman, Yough sophomore Madison Nestor repeated the feat this ...

Swimming: West Feature Athlete - Blackhawk's Lexy Lopez

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014 8:00 am

Name: Lexy Lopez High School: Blackhawk Grade: 12 Sport: Swimming Blackhawk senior Lexy Lopez will close out her high school swimming career at the PIAA Class AA championships. Lopez qualified for states ...

Swimming: Greensburg C.C. junior preps for states

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014 7:15 am

... for the PIAA Class AA championships at Bucknell University. Uhrin is seeded fifth in the 100 breaststroke, behind four other swimmers including two of the WPIAL swimmers who finished ahead of him, West ...

Swimming: Ambridge junior PIAA bound in two events

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014 7:00 am

Ambridge junior Alec Kanai posted a pair of fourth-place finishes at the WPIAL Class AA championships and now Kanai is PIAA bound. After finishing fifth and eighth in the 200 individual medley and 100 ...