Index: 2013-14 Swimming & Diving Review

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

Sports Town will review the 2013-14 school year during the next three weeks. Today we will review the swimming & diving season. Boys WPIAL Team Champs - North Allegheny (AAA), Mars (AA). Boys PIAA ...

Boys Swimming & Diving: 2014 North Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

There are as many pools on the planet Mars as there is at Mars Area High School but that did not stop the Mars varsity boys swimming team from putting together one of the best underdog stories in recent ...

Boys Swimming & Diving: 2014 South Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

Upper St. Clair's Ryan Dudzinski, a swimmer from a strong swimming program and from a strong swimming family, etched his name in the state record book with a record-breaking performance in the 100 butterfly ...

Boys Swimming & Diving: 2014 East Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

A strong Hempfield swimming program usually takes center stage at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association meet but often times gets lost in the shuffle at the WPIAL meet behind programs such as Upper ...

Boys Swimming & Diving: 2014 West Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

West Allegheny junior Jarod Kehl, already established as one of the premier swimmers in the states after two years at Montour, made a gigantic impact on the West Allegheny boys team this year after transferring. ...

Girls Swimming & Diving: 2014 North Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

... Root and Jade Song won gold in the 200 freestyle relay. And Du, McGrath, Churman and Soulia completed the NA gold-medal relay sweep with a WPIAL record swim in the 500 freestyle relay. The NA depth was ...

Girls Swimming & Diving: 2014 South Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

... career with one of her best swims yet, swimming the 50 freestyle in WPIAL record-time of 23.21 to win WPIAL gold and hold off her rival, Franklin Regional senior Alyssa Ruffing (23.77). Ford doubled her ...

Girls Swimming & Diving: 2014 East Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

... swimming with her high school team, Norwin junior Kathryn Painter rejoined her team this year and had a banner season. She set school records in the 200 individual medley and 500 freestyle at the Westmoreland ...

Girls Swimming & Diving: 2014 West Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

The West Allegheny girls swimming and diving team captured their second WPIAL title in four years, edging South Fayette 227-199 in the WPIAL Class AA team standings. West Allegheny was led by many strong ...

Boys Swimming & Diving: 2014 Photo Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature boys swimmers and divers. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013-14 season. (Photo: Riley Redman, 18, plays football for Central Catholic and is a diver on the swim ...

Girls Swimming & Diving: 2014 Photo Recap

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature girls swimmers and divers. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013-14 season. (Photo: Norwin High School's Kathryn Painter won championships in the 200-yard individual ...

High School Notebook (June 5, 2014)

Published on Thursday, 05 June 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's edition of High School Notebook. "On a pitch, into a pool, on a court, on a track or over a bar. It didn't matter for Noah Bostick. He always excelled. Bostick, a senior at ...

Alumni Update - Mike Magdic (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:00 pm

... water polo player/swimmer Mike Magdic were selected on the men's side, while junior diver/golfer Jennifer Suder earned the distinction on the women's squad. Magdic, a North Allegheny graduate, earned ...

Alumni Update - Haley Gabor (Westminster)

Published on Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:00 pm

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Track and Field Committee announced the student-athletes invited to participate in the 2014 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Outdoor Track ...

Alumni Update - Amanda Balzer (Allegheny)

Published on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 12:00 pm

MEADVILLE, Pa. - In addition to athletes from nearly 30 schools and all three NCAA classifications, the ninth annual Gator Invitational at the Robertson Athletic Complex also played host to an Olympic ...

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: 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 ...