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O’Connell swimmers, diver make all-WCAC

Bishop O’Connell High School girls swimmers Kate Bailey, Piper Bushwell, Patricia Leonard, Carolina Rosson and Katie Burns were chosen first-team all-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference for their performance during the winter season. Making second team for the girls were Madison Cevenak...

O’Connell swimmer enjoys standout season

For Kate Bailey, her time to receive deserved recognition as a standout high-school swimmer in Arlington came this season in her final senior campaign. During past winter years, Bailey and other top local swimmers performed in the shadow of 2022...

Arlington swimmer has another strong meet

Arlington resident Mac Marsh had another strong showing by winning two races and being on two winning relays at another big recent and multi-team swimming and diving meet. At the Washington Metro Championships in Maryland, the Gonzaga College High School...

Arlington swimmer breaks, ties records

Arlington resident Mac Marsh won two races and swam on two record-breaking and winning relays for the Gonzaga College High School boys team at the recent Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swim & Dive League Championships (WMPSSDL) at the University...

PHOTOS: Swimmers shine in regional action

Local high-school swimmers found success in the 6D North Region championships held Feb. 5, 2022, at Oak Mar RECenter. The Yorktown boys and girls squads each came away with the team crowns; for the boys, it was their first...

W-L swimmer sets record in winning 50 free

For Claire Mowery, her results stood out again for the Washington-Liberty High School swimmer in the Liberty District championship meet. The senior won two races, breaking her own meet record in winning the girls 50 freestyle in 23.59 (old mark...

‘I’m a total weirdo’: Local swimmer circles Manhattan

What’s that popular phrase often given as the reason climbers attempt to scale Mount Everest: “Because it is there.” That’s pretty much the same explanation Andie Nelson gave, in addition to being a new challenge, for successfully completing the 28.5-mile...

Swim coach is club’s featured speaker

Torey Ortmayer, who coached two different teams to significant swimming championships in recent weeks, will be the featured speaker at the Better Sports Club of Arlington’s monthly meeting. The “virtual” event is Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. Ortmayer, an Arlington...

Commentary: Which teams will move where?

What now? With the large 17-division 2021 Northern Virginia Swimming League season now complete for another summer, which teams will be moved about, and to where, before the 2022 campaign begins? Each offseason, adjustments are made as NVSL swimming teams are...

Stingrays, Whirlwinds shine at all-stars

Led by triple race-winner Audrey McKeen and double winners Harrison Busteed and Caden Wilkinson, Vienna’s Westwood Country Club Whirlwinds had 11 first-place finishers overall at the recent Dominion Country Club League’s individual all-star swimming meet. McKeen won races in the...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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