AURORA | City prep swimmers had their thinking caps on as well as their swim caps in the 2016-17 season. The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) revealed its nationwide academic awards for the year Friday and two Aurora teams and 12 boys and girls individuals were honored among Colorado’s representation on the prestigious nationwide list.
When it comes to the state swim meet, Regis Jesuit always steps its game up. Seeded sixth going into this season’s Class 5A girls state swim meet, the Raiders jumped up to third and even had a chance for second going into the final event at the Veterans’ Memorial Aquatic Center. Nine members of coach Nick Frasersmith’s Regis Jesuit team appear on the Aurora Sentinel’s 2016-17 All-Aurora Girls Swim Team, which is based on state results.
AURORA | A variety of senior girls swimmers around Aurora entered their home pools for the last time in competition and were honored in a variety of celebrations Thursday. Three of the home teams posted victories — Cherokee Trail (vs. Eaglecrest), Grandview (vs. Mullen) and Hinkley (vs. Gateway) — while Overland saw Smoky Hill come in the Utah Park pool and win.
AURORA | The Grandview girls swim team continued to succeed as much in the classroom as it did in the pool.
The Regis Jesuit girls swim team felt accomplished enough this season with the camaraderie and bond it established in the pool. It just so happened that the Raiders’ talent and closeness combined to produce a satisfying, trophy-filled ending to the Class 5A girls state swim meet Feb. 13 at the Edora Pool & Ice Center in Fort Collins.
FORT COLLINS | Swim cap pulled tight and blissfully unaware of the situation, Lindsay Painton capped her prep swim career in fantastic fashion.
If you’re an only child, it would be impossible understand the Wood family’s internal motivation in all things, but especially in the swimming pool. Freshman Lyssa Wood joined her senior twin sisters April and Mia on the Grandview girls swim team this season and given the friendly competition between them, it’s not surprising that all […]
The last competitive dive in the pool for Aurora girls swimmers for the calendar year proved quite successful Dec. 19.
THORNTON | Aurora has produced yet another winner of the prestigious Hoyt Brawner Award, as Grandview’s Mia Wood received this season’s nod as the state’s top senior swimmer/scholar/citizen, revealed at the Coaches Invitational Dec. 19.