Swimming

Aquatics teams merge with USA Swimming club at Pitt
September 30, 2018
The USA Swimming club at Pitt has joined forces with a club that itself was the product of a merger two years ago. Team Pittsburgh

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Franklin Regional swimmer Ramey commits to Cleveland State
September 28, 2018
Normally indecisive, Franklin Regional senior Abbie Ramey made up her mind quickly about where she wants to continue her swimming career. Ramey, 17, made a

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Upper St. Clair’s Matheny named to USA Swimming’s junior national team
Something he saw coming came true recently for Upper St. Clair sophomore swimmer Joshua Matheny. Matheny, 15, was one of 32 swimmers named to the

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Hempfield swimmer Gavin Mayo commits to UNC
September 23, 2018
Hempfield announced Sunday night that senior swimmer Gavin Mayo has given a verbal commitment to continue his career at North Carolina. Mayo also had offers

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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 senior Mason Gonzalez
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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Members of the Sewickley Valley YMCA swim team who competed at the district competition in the 11-12-year old division include, from left, Kaitlyn Hayden, Poppy Roig, Hannah Fetterolf, Ellie Cain, Hope Linge, Kirsten Have and Ella Fuener.
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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Swimmers leap off their starting blocks for the start of the 500 freestyle during the WPIAL Swim Championships at Pitt’s Trees Pool in Oakland on March 2, 2018.
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' Kimani Gregory finished second in the 100 fly at the 2018 PIAA Class AAA swimming championships March 14, 2018, at Bucknell.
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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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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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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