Swimming

Upper St. Clair’s Matheny a candidate for USA Swimming’s national junior team
August 19, 2018
Upper St. Clair swimmer Joshua Matheny is taking the next step after winning at the Junior National Championships recently in California. Matheny, who will be

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North Allegheny swimmers earn All-America honors
August 9, 2018
The season is long over, but the North Allegheny boys swimming team still dominates, with a Stanford recruit leading the way. The Tigers, the WPIAL

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Penn Hills swimmer Kimani Gregory earns All-American status in 3 events
Penn Hills swimming standout Kimani Gregory had two huge accomplishments recently. Gregory, who will be a senior, was named 2017-18 All-America in three events by

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Mt. Pleasant swimmer Heather Gardner was named an All-American for her performance during the 2017-18 season.
Mt. Pleasant’s Gardner achieves All-American status
August 7, 2018
Heather Gardner earned a big honor recently on the Mt. Pleasant girls swimming team that she knew nothing about until about halfway through the season.

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Hempfield’s Gavin Mayo was the WPIAL runner-up in the 50-yard freestyle in 2018.
Hempfield’s Mayo earns All-American status in 50-yard freestyle
August 3, 2018
A commitment to swimming two years ago paid off recently for Hempfield boys team member Gavin Mayo. Mayo, who will be a senior, was named

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Watson takes over Norwin swim program
August 2, 2018
Norwin tapped a familiar person recently to help turn around its boys and girls swimming teams. Doug Watson, a former Knights standout and a 2016

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Hempfield's Gavin Mayo
Hempfield’s Gavin Mayo earns All-America honors
July 30, 2018
Incoming Hempfield senior Gavin Mayo will begin his final high school season as an All-American. Mayo was selected to the All-America prep team by the

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Pair of Norwin coaches resigns
April 20, 2018
A month after a group of Norwin swimmers complained about their coach, Neil Rushnock resigned. The Norwin School Board accepted Rushnock's resignation last Monday. At

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WPIALs meant a little more for Gateway swimmer Mears
April 2, 2018
When Jake Mears stepped on the diving board or was moving through the water during his swim event, he was alone with his thoughts. He

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Sewickley Valley YMCA swimmers compete at state meet
March 26, 2018
Sewickley Valley YMCA swimmer Hannah Fetterolf went into the Pennsylvania YMCA State championship meet March 23-25 at Penn State hoping to make the podium. Fetterolf,

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4 schools join Class AA in updated WPIAL swimming alignment
March 25, 2018
The boys and girls swim teams at Chartiers Valley, Laurel Highlands, McKeesport and Montour will drop to Class AA next season. The WPIAL board of

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Penn Hills’ Gregory wraps another swim season at PIAAs
March 24, 2018
Penn Hills junior Kimani Gregory can cross the high school portion off his busy swimming schedule as the season concluded March 14 and 15 at

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Norwin’s Tulenko competes at PIAA meet
March 19, 2018
Norwin sophomore Ethan Tulenko made his debut at last week's PIAA Class AAA swimming championships, and he turned in a 26th-place finish in the 50-yard

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Quaker Valley’s Hubsch earns 7th place at PIAA swimming
Quaker Valley was well-represented in the championship and consolation finals at the PIAA Class AA swimming and diving championships Friday and Saturday at Bucknell. The

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Franklin Regional swimmers compete at PIAA meet
Franklin Regional swimmers took part in five events at the PIAA Class AAA championships last week at Bucknell. The Panthers had a trio of swims

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Penn-Trafford’s Kalik claims 6th at PIAA diving meet
For the second year in a row, Penn-Trafford junior Paige Kalik is a PIAA diving medalist. Kalik, this year's WPIAL Class AAA champion, was one

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Plum’s Taylor continues setting swimming records
Devan Taylor now is on the Plum swimming record board in three places. She added the 200-yard individual medley record in January, became part of

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Gateway swimmer Livingston adds to budding legacy
Olivia Livingston's portfolio her first two years as a swimmer at the high school level ranks among some of the top competitors in WPIAL and

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Shady Side Academy girls 400 free relay captures PIAA championship
March 18, 2018
The Shady Side Academy girls 400-yard freestyle relay came into Saturday evening's PIAA Class AA championship heat at Bucknell as the fourth seed. But the

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Highlands’ Blackburn leads Alle-Kiski Valley contingent at PIAA swimming
March 17, 2018
Rachel Blackburn reports to softball practice Monday afternoon as she starts to get ready for her spring high school season. It's a quick turnaround for

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