Swimming

Highlands swimmer Bonnett chases Rio dream

Bailey Bonnett's past year went by in a blur, the months spent criss-crossing the country to compete in so many prestigious swimming meets that she ...

Longhorns hook Mt. Lebanon swimmer Lanphear

Mt. Lebanon senior Jack Lanphear turned in an outstanding performance at the WPIAL Class AAA swimming championship meet last month, and that helped land him ...

Plum's Adamski pleased with decision to swim for IUP

Hannah Adamski originally had plans to continue her athletic pursuits in softball at the collegiate level. When she arrived to her senior season at Plum in ...

North Allegheny swimmers make college commitments

Seven seniors who were on the WPIAL champion North Allegheny boys and girls swimming teams have made commitments to college programs, including two in Western ...

Western Pa. swimmers qualify for Olympic trials

Upper St. Clair senior Kevin Liu and Mt. Lebanon senior Brian Ramsey look forward to testing themselves against some of the best swimmers in the ...

Geibel's Zimcosky appreciates journey to PIAA victory

LEWISBURG — Reflecting on her high school career, Geibel senior Emily Zimcosky said she learned to appreciate the journey to the top. A few ...

Tretter leads Seneca Valley swimmers with PIAA medal

Spencer Tretter ended his high school swimming career with a state medal. The Seneca Valley senior finished eighth in the 200 free at the PIAA ...

Plum's Adamski wraps up swim career at PIAA meet

Hannah Adamski begins her final varsity softball season with her Plum teammates later this week. But before she took to the diamond for the season opener, ...

Franklin Regional's Stevenson earns 2 medals at state swim meet

A pair of Franklin Regional seniors capped their swimming careers at the PIAA Class AAA championships last week at Bucknell University, while two juniors and ...

Plum residents Kondis, Mautino earn medals at PIAA swimming championships

Plum residents Peyton Kondis and Sarah Mautino knows the layout of the natatorium at Bucknell University pretty well based on past trips to the PIAA ...

Shady Side Academy girls place third at PIAA meet

Fresh off of winning the WPIAL Class AA swimming championship, the Shady Side Academy girls had high hopes of adding the PIAA title to their ...

Quaker Valley boys finish 3rd at PIAA championships

After earning its first state title last season, the Quaker Valley boys swimming team felt pressure to repeat as champion. The Quakers fell short of that ...

Highlands junior Bonnett defends PIAA crown in 500 freestyle

LEWISBURG — Through big races and championship swims, Highlands junior Bailey Bonnett has remained focused on the clock. After repeating her WPIAL titles in the 200-yard ...

Swimmers from Geibel, Hopewell garner PIAA gold medals

LEWISBURG — Hopewell senior Logan Palochak's 100-yard butterfly race finished just 50.56 seconds after it began Friday evening at Bucknell's Kinney Natatorium, but he managed ...

Highlands' Bonnett, St. Joseph's Bowman earn PIAA silver medals

LEWISBURG — Highlands junior Bailey Bonnett and St. Joseph senior Sabrina Bowman entered Friday night's PIAA Class AA swimming finals at Bucknell's Kinney Natatorium in ...

Hampton's Ramsey shines in final meet

Matt Ramsey wanted to be a baseball player for the Hampton High School team. One thing he definitely did not want to do, despite his ...

Mt. Lebanon's Ramsey secures 2nd silver at PIAA Class AAA meet

Mt. Lebanon senior Brian Ramsey knew Thursday would be his last day swimming for the Blue Devils, so he wanted to finish strong. Judging by the ...

Penn-Trafford diver Ference repeats as PIAA gold medalist

LEWISBURG — Joey Ference was still on the podium Wednesday afternoon when a familiar voice shouted from the stands overlooking Bucknell's Kinney Natatorium, "Shave the ...

North Allegheny swim teams turn focus to PIAA meet

The North Allegheny boys and girls swimming teams will aim for state titles Friday and Saturday at Bucknell University after winning at the WPIAL Class ...

Alle-Kiski Valley swimmers eye strong finish at PIAA championships

All season, Kevin Kondrit thought he could record a better time in the 200-yard freestyle. When he finally posted it during the biggest meet of ...

Ligonier Valley swimmers prep for state championships

The Ligonier Valley girls swim team made history at the PIAA District 6 Class AA championship meet March 4-5 at Penn State. The Rams earned the ...

Penn Hills' Gregory brothers are Bucknell bound

When Norman Gregory first experienced the PIAA swim meet in 2014, he did so as a lone wolf. Bucknell was a new stage for the ...

Seven swimmers lead West Mifflin girls to 7th-place finish at WPIALs

The West Mifflin girls swimming team had one of its best showings at the WPIAL Class AA championship meet March 3 and 4 at Pitt's ...

WPIALs bring out best in Pine-Richland swimmers, divers

All season the younger members of the swimming and diving teams at Pine-Richland have been continuously raising the bar for themselves. At the recent WPIAL ...

Mt. Lebanon senior Gyurina chasing PIAA medal

Mt. Lebanon senior Angie Gyurina will continue her swimming career next season at Northeastern University as a WPIAL champion and what she hopes, as a ...

Peters Township freshman Hay follows in dad's footsteps with WPIAL titles

The daughter of a Peters Township swimming great, freshman Abby Hay is making her own mark on an Indians' swimming team. Hay, 14, of McMurray claimed ...

Derry's Baum hoping to improve school record times at PIAA championships

Derry junior Zach Baum has come a long way as a member of the Trojans' boys swimming team. As a freshman swimming competitively for the first ...

Stevenson earns bronze medals at WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships

Tyler Stevenson is in the twilight of his WPIAL swimming career before he takes his talents from Franklin Regional to Division I Cleveland State next ...

Plum residents Mautino and Kondis capture WPIAL Class AAA swim titles

Day two of the WPIAL Class AAA championships last Friday featured gold-medal winning performances from a pair of Plum residents. Oakland Catholic senior Peyton Kondis captured ...

Gateway boys 200 freestyle relay earns medal at WPIAL swim championships

The Gateway boys 200 freestyle relay was seeded eighth and positioned for a medal heading into their swim at last Thursday's WPIAL Class AAA championships ...

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