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Breaking school records and placing at states are two dreams every athlete strives for. Senior Krysta Weik and freshman Logan Smith were able to achieve both within one season.

Weik and Smith competed at the state swim meet March 15-16 at Bucknell University.

Smith placed 13th overall in the 100 breaststroke.

“[Placing at states] was a very humbling and unique experience,” said Smith. “I wouldn’t have been able to be where I am w...

February 27, 2019

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Many athletes know from a young age that they are extremely passionate about pursuing their athletic career. This was certainly the case for freshman swimmer Logan Smith.

Smith began swimming competitively around the age of seven. Dawn Smith, his mother and coach has been the main influence on Smith’s love for the sport.

“My coaches and teammates have been the main reason I have stuck with this spo...

February 13, 2019

For some teams, it is difficult to keep the momentum going into the post season.

This, however, was not the case for the boys’ and girls’ swim teams when they competed at the L-L League meet on Friday and Saturday at Wilson Aquatic Center.

Overall, the boys’ team placed second and the girls’ team tied for fifth at the meet.

A total of 18 swimmers qualified for Leagues, and many succeeded throughout their events. One such swimmer...

January 3, 2019

For some athletes, taking the steps to compete in a sport in college can be nerve-racking. Senior swimmer Gabe Deiderick is completely ready to begin his swimming career at the college level.

“I am really excited to take on the challenge of swimming in college,” said Deidrick. “I think it will help me become a better swimmer.”

Deiderick has committed to swim Division 1 at the LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA.

“Swimming Divi...

After a competitive season last winter, the boys’ and girls’ swim teams look to build even more onto their success.

The team consists of multiple strong returners from last season, and a few new faces that will ultimately help the team win meets.

“This season will be very exciting,” said senior Krysta Weik. “Everyone seems to not only be great swimmers, but they also have a lot of positivity,”

Seniors Weik, Gabriel Deiderick, Cam...

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