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Monday, December 5, 2022

Swimming and diving

Championships keep coming for Madison grad

Maybe Anna Keating should open a jewelry store. The Madison High School graduate certainly has enough rings and – a watch or two, at least – to display. Over the past six seasons, Keating has been a member of high...

Coach of accomplished Madison team steps down

Accomplishments and record wise, Andrew Foos and his Madison Warhawks girls and boys swimming and diving teams have enjoyed vast achievements during his 14 seasons as the high-school team’s head coach. There are multiple state, region and district championships, not...

O’Connell girls earn a first and second

Yes, it’s possible for the same team to both win a championship and finish second during the same competition. The Bishop O’Connell Knights did just that Feb. 5 during the girls multi-team Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swim & Dive League...

Oakton boys, Madison girls second in region meets

The runner-up finishes by significantly different margins left emotions of satisfaction and disappointment for two local swimming and diving teams. The five-time defending champion Madison Warhawks were rather satisfied with their second-place in the girls 6D North Region swimming and...

A banner pool performance from Potomac School

The kind of positive momentum they needed to win the meet came in the very first race for the Potomac School Panthers. Behind a speedy come-from-behind anchor leg by Hudson LaForce, the boys high-school team won the 200 medley relay...

Yorktown girls dominate Liberty swim and dive meet

Yes, Virginia. There is life after Torri Huske for the Yorktown Patriots. The girls high-school swimming and diving team recently won its first postseason meet, and in dominating fashion, since Huske graduated in June. The Patriots amassed a single-meet team...

McLean boys win, girls second in district swim and dive title

Led by Nick Wanzer’s victory in diving (464.05 score) and second-place finishes by Ryan Sribar in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, the McLean Highlanders won the Liberty District boys swimming and diving championship with 406 points. The Yorktown Patriots...

Oakton teams sweep Concorde swim and dive meets

The Oakton High School girls and boys swimming and diving teams each won the Concorde District championship on Jan. 29 at Cub Run RECenter. The girls won with 441 points, just ahead of the second-place Madison Warhawks with 425. Oakton...

Swim and dive teams hope for routine postseason

With so many schedule changes because of COVID and weather issues, there has been no consistency or momentum to the regular-season portion of the high-school swimming and diving campaign. Maybe that will change with the busy three-to-four week postseason schedule,...

O’Connell girls 4th at big swim and dive meet

The Bishop O’Connell girls finished fourth with 221 points, well behind winner Notre Dame with 406 at the recent National Catholic High School championships at Loyola University in Baltimore. Leading the O’Connell girls was double race winner Kate Bailey. She...
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