Swimming

Hampton’s Ben Sheets competes in the 100 backstroke during the 2022 WPIAL Class 2A swimming championships.
Hampton boys swim team in search of WPIAL 3-peat with new-look roster
November 26, 2022
The Hampton boys swimming team will need to take a different lane to a third consecutive WPIAL Class 2A title.

Read More...

Penn Hills’ Luke Hoolahan is returning to diving after swimming last season.
New coach knows progress Penn Hills swim team could make
November 20, 2022
Taking over as the Penn Hills varsity swimming coach is a fun challenge for Morgan Bush.

Read More...

Kiski Area senior Parker Sterlitz will swim for West Virginia next year.
Kiski Area senior swimmer chooses West Virginia
October 17, 2022
Parker Sterlitz made his first visit to West Virginia University about a year ago.

Read More...

Gateway’s Hunter Raymer, top, and Kiski Area’s Parker Sterlitz, line up against one another in the boys 500 freestyle during the WPIAL Class 3A swimming championships Friday, March 4, 2022, at Pitt’s Trees Pool.
Gateway swimmers send off coach at PIAA championships
April 3, 2022
The 2021-22 season is the last for Sherry Sonetti as head coach of the Gateway swim teams, and she also is retiring from the Gateway School District at the end of the academic year in June.

Read More...

Quaker Valley’s Thomas Fuener competes in the boys 100 butterfly during the WPIAL Class 2A swimming championships March 3 at Pitt’s Trees Pool.
Quaker Valley swim teams seeing results
John Nemeth recently completed his second season as Quaker Valley’s swim coach.

Read More...

Plum’s Giuliana Ricciuti competes in the girls 100 freestyle during the WPIAL Class 3A swimming championships Friday, March 4, 2022, at Pitt’s Trees Pool.
Plum swimmers cap special season at PIAA championships
April 2, 2022
Sam Schohn was one of the top performers in the Class 2A boys 100-yard breaststroke all season.

Read More...

Hampton’s Will Retsch competes in the boys 200 individual medley during the WPIAL Class 2A championships.
Will Retsch ends Hampton swimming career with record-shattering flourish
Hampton swimmer Will Retsch is proof that water is the universal solvent.

Read More...

Quaker Valley’s girls 200-yard freestyle relay team, consisting of (from left) Kwilai Karto, Emily Connors, Paige Juliano and Ella Fuehner, placed sixth at the PIAA Class 2A finals March 18 at Bucknell.
Quaker Valley swimmers, divers produce medal-winning performances
March 27, 2022
Quaker Valley swimmer Emily Connors ended her superb sophomore season as a triple medalist at the PIAA Class 2A girls championships held at Bucknell.

Read More...

Hempfield’s Jordan Crupie competes in the 100-yard butterfly during the WPIAL Class 3A swimming championships March 3 at Pitt’s Trees Pool.
Westmoreland Senior Spotlight: Jordan Crupie, Hempfield
March 21, 2022
When it comes to winning a WPIAL competition, most athletes would be content with a medal or finishing well in a specific event.

Read More...

Riverside 400 frestyle relay of, from left, Alexander Roth, Ryan Turner, Sam Kline and Jo Roth finished first at the PIAA Class 2A swimming championships March 19, 2022, at Bucknell’s Kinney Natatorium.
WPIAL swimmers claim 6 more titles at PIAA Class 2A championships
March 19, 2022
LEWISBURG — WPIAL swimmers continued to roll Saturday evening on the second day of the PIAA Class 2A championships at Bucknell.

Read More...

Quaker Valley freshman Ruby O’lliffe, at left, and North Catholic junior Maggie Foley earned top-eight medals at the PIAA Class 2A girls diving championships March 19, 2022, at Bucknell University. O’lliffe placed sixth, while Foley finished runner-up for the second year in a row.
North Catholic’s Maggie Foley takes 2nd at PIAA diving championships
LEWISBURG — North Catholic junior Maggie Foley placed second to Marple Newtown senior Alexandra Pastris at last year’s PIAA Class 2A diving championships at Cumberland Valley High School.

Read More...

Swimmers get set to dive off the blocks during the preliminaries of the Class 2A girls 400-yard freestyle relay Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Bucknell.
WPIAL swimmers chasing more gold in championship heats at PIAA swim meet Day 2
LEWISBURG — After winning seven state titles on Day 1 of the PIAA Class 2A swimming championships at Bucknell, WPIAL swimmers are after more gold Saturday evening.

Read More...

Riverside’s 200 freestyle relay of, from left, Joe Roth, Ryan Turner, Sam Kline and Alex Roth claimed a gold medal at the PIAA Class 2A swimming championships March 18, 2022, at Bucknell’s Kinney Natatorium.
WPIAL swimmers claim 7 state titles on 1st day of PIAA Class 2A championships
March 18, 2022
LEWISBURG — Friday was a banner day for WPIAL boys and girls swimmers at the PIAA Class 2A championships at Bucknell.

Read More...

Northgate sophomore Elise Nardozzi (Lane 4) gets set to go for her preliminary swim in the 200-yard freestyle Friday morning at Bucknell University. Nardozzi will return Friday evening as the No. 1 seed for the championship finals.
WPIAL swimmers secure top seeds for PIAA Class 2A championship heats
LEWISBURG — After taking the baton from Class 3A, the WPIAL swimmers from Class 2A were off and running Friday morning at the PIAA championships at Bucknell.

Read More...

The Seneca Valley boys swimming and diving team captured its first PIAA title by taking the Class 3A crown Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Bucknell University. The Raiders finished with 188 team points, 14 more than two-time defending champion La Salle College from District 12.
Seneca Valley boys capture Class 3A team title at PIAA swimming and diving championships
March 17, 2022
LEWISBURG — The PIAA Class 3A boys swimming and diving team title is back with the WPIAL.

Read More...

Strong showing from Franklin Regional, Hempfield boys teams at PIAA championships
LEWISBURG — The Franklin Regional boys 400-yard freestyle relay team had its sights set on capping the PIAA Class 3A swimming championships Thursday evening at Bucknell with a swim in the finals heat.

Read More...

Kiski Area sophomore Eliza Miller placed fourth in the Class 3A girls 100-yard breaststroke at the PIAA swimming championships March 17, 2022, at Bucknell.
Kiski Area’s Miller ‘in awe’ of 4th-place finish at PIAA Class 3A swimming championships
Eliza Miller made the most of her first finals swim at the PIAA Class 3A championships.

Read More...

North Allegheny’s Christina Shi competes at the PIAA Class 3A diving championships March 17, 2022, at Bucknell’s Kinney Natatorium.
North Allegheny’s Christina Shi captures 2nd straight PIAA diving championship
LEWISBURG — The PIAA Class 3A girls diving championship meet went down to the wire Thursday afternoon, and the pressure was on Christina Shi as she attempted to win her second straight state title.

Read More...

Swimmers take the block for the final heat of the 400-yard free relay in the prelims of the PIAA Class 3A swimming championships March 17, 2022, at Bucknell’s Kinney Natatorium.
WPIAL swimmers advance to PIAA championship finals on Day 2
LEWISBURG — The WPIAL will have several swimmers and relays battling for state medals and championship gold Thursday evening on Day 2 of the PIAA Class 3A championships at Bucknell.

Read More...

Seneca Valley senior Daniel Simoes won the PIAA Class 3A 200-yard individual medley Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Bucknell.
Seneca Valley’s Daniel Simoes captures PIAA gold in 200 IM
March 16, 2022
Daniel Simoes placed second in the 200-yard individual medley at last year’s PIAA Class 3A championships at Cumberland Valley High School.

Read More...

1 2 3 25