Swimming

Butler’s David Bocci stands on the No. 2 podium step, fourth from the left, signifying his runner-up finish in the Class AAA boys 100-yard butterfly at the WPIAL swim championships Feb. 27, 2020, at Pitt’s Trees Pool.
In-pool profile: Butler’s Bocci has sights set on WPIAL swimming gold
February 2, 2021
David Bocci played second fiddle in the 100-yard butterfly and 500 freestyle at last year’s WPIAL Class AAA championships at Pitt’s Trees Pool.

Read More...

Quaker Valley’s Isabel Huang owns the top time in the WPIAL Class AA girls 200-yard individual medley and 100 backstroke through meets ending Jan. 30, 2020.
WPIAL posts latest swimming and diving performance lists
February 1, 2021
The WPIAL on Monday morning released its latest swimming and diving performance lists.

Read More...

Hempfield swimmers get pumped up before the start of the 2020 WPIAL Class AAA swimming and diving championships at Pitt’s Trees Pool on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.
Meeting could steer WPIAL swimmers in right direction
January 31, 2021
The WPIAL swimming steering committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, and the group could finalize a plan for the championships and provide answers amid the uncertainty with covid-19 gathering restrictions.

Read More...

Quaker Valley’s Isabel Huang competes in the girls 200 individual medley during the 2020 WPIAL Class 2A swimming championships at Trees Pool.
WPIAL champ Isabel Huang of Quaker Valley picking up where she left off last season
Quaker Valley junior swimmer Isabel Huang stepped to the top spot of the podium at the WPIAL championship twice last season, winning gold in the 200-yard IM and 100 backstroke. She is picking up where she left off.

Read More...

Fox Chapel’s Sophie Shao in the girls 100 breaststroke during the 2020 AAA WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championship at Trees Pool on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.
Fox Chapel’s Sophie Shao off to fast start in quest to defend WPIAL, PIAA championships
January 30, 2021
Two years ago, then-eighth grader Sophie Shao witnessed Fox Chapel freshman Zoe Skirbol make history with a WPIAL swimming championship in the 100-yard breaststroke and a state title in the 200 individual medley.

Read More...

Penn Hills’ Michael Lintelman competes in the 200 medley relay.
Penn Hills senior swimmer getting up to speed after knee injury
Senior Michael Lintelman was getting excited for his prospects of continuing to drop time in the pool and finishing strong at WPIALs in his final season at Penn Hills.

Read More...

St. Joseph junior Sam Wygonik practices with his Fox Chapel Killer Whales teammates Jan. 16, 2021, at Fox Chapel High School.
WPIAL releases latest swimming and diving performance lists
January 25, 2021
Both battle-tested veterans and newcomers ready to burst onto the scene highlight the latest WPIAL Class AAA and AA swimming and diving performance lists released Monday.

Read More...

Gateway’s Andrew Holmes competes in the boys 500 freestyle during the 2020 WPIAL Class AAA Swimming and Diving Championship at Trees Pool on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.
Gateway’s Holmes motivated by medal-winning performance
January 24, 2021
Andrew Holmes was among the top swimmers in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events at last year’s WPIAL Class 3A championship meet at Pitt’s Trees Pool.

Read More...

North Allegheny’s Molly Smyers competes in the girls 500 freestyle during the 2020 WPIAL Class AAA Swimming and Diving Championship at Trees Pool on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.
North Allegheny swimmers continue to ‘shoot for excellence’
January 23, 2021
Swimmers aren’t yet sure how many of them will qualify for the WPIAL championship meet but that’s just the latest twist in what’s been a challenging winter.

Read More...

Shaler’s Jacob Bacasa competes in the 500-yard freestyle during last year’s WPIAL meet.
Shaler swimming gets creative to navigate unusual season
January 17, 2021
There was no perfect way for the Shaler swim team to restart its season following the state-mandated three-week layoff for covid-19 precautions.

Read More...

Sam Wygonik of St. Joseph practices with teammates during Killer Whales swim club practice Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Fox Chapel High School.
St. Joseph swimmer Wygonik completes long road back from elbow surgery
January 16, 2021
Sam Wygonik hoped for the best when he stepped up to the block for the boys 200-yard freestyle Thursday during a dual meet between Fox Chapel and Woodland Hills at Fox Chapel High School.

Read More...

Freeport’s Alexis Schrecongost competes in the 100-yard breaststroke during the 2020 WPIAL Class AA swimming and diving championship at Trees Pool on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.
Freeport girls swim team grateful to be back in pool
January 10, 2021
Alexis Schrecongost was grateful to dive into the pool and compete Friday as she and her Freeport teammates kicked off their season at Kiski Area.

Read More...

Pine Richland’s Will Laubacher competes in the boys 200 freestyle during the 2020 Class AAA WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championships.
Pine-Richland swimmers on mission with schools records in their sights
Pine-Richland’s youthful swimming and diving teams hope to have breakout seasons built on one more year of experience and new additions.

Read More...

Freeport’s Alexis Schrecongost competes in the girls 100-yard breaststroke at the WPIAL Class AA swimming championship Feb. 28, 2020, at Pitt’s Trees Pool.
WPIAL swimming committee lowers qualifying times for championship meets
January 5, 2021
The WPIAL swimming committee met Tuesday afternoon, and the group agreed to establish faster automatic qualifying standards for the WPIAL championship meets.

Read More...

Seneca Valley senior Edie Sawyer will swim in college for Division I Ohio University.
In the pool profile: Seneca Valley’s Edie Sawyer hoping for senior success before heading to Ohio University
January 3, 2021
Edie Sawyer made the most of her one December swim meet.

Read More...

Gatway’s Olivia Livingston poses with her WPIAL record-tying eighth gold medal Feb. 28 at Trees Pool.
Trib HSSN Top 20 stories of 2020: Gateway swimmer wraps up record-setting career
December 21, 2020
The most unique year in our lifetime is coming to an end. With so many mass starts and stops, highs and lows, just about all walks of life were affected by the coronavirus in 2020.

Read More...

Belle Vernon’s Ian Shahan competes in the boys 100 butterfly during the 2020 AA WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championship at Trees Pool.
WPIAL contenders wonder how sports shutdown will impact swimming season
December 14, 2020
Ian Shahan hopes for big things in his senior swimming season.

Read More...

Quaker Valley’s Isabel Huang competes in the girls 200 individual medley during the 2020 AA WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championship at Trees Pool on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.
Quaker Valley swimmers ready to show up for work, contend for championships
December 13, 2020
In his first year at the helm of the Quaker Valley swimming and diving program, John Nemeth wants athletes to put in the work that will enable them to compete at their highest level.

Read More...

Austin Prokopec is a returning state qualifer for the Penn-Trafford swim team.
Standard stays the same for Penn-Trafford swim teams
Dave Babik has been coaching the Penn-Trafford swimming teams for 30 years, and the team’s expectations haven’t changed.

Read More...

Gateway’s Summer Raymer competes in the girls 500 freestyle during the 2020 WPIAL Class AAA Swimming and Diving Championship at Trees Pool on Feb. 28.
Gateway’s Summer Raymer has sights set on school swimming records
Summer Raymer’s name already is on the swimming record boards in the natatorium at Gateway High School.

Read More...

1 2 3 4 5 21
click me