Swimming

Latrobe's Miller sets sights on diving championships

Latrobe sophomore Taylor Miller expects to contend for the WPIAL Class AAA girls diving title after strong showings in two 11-dive meets last month. Miller, 16, ...

Derry's Brownlee shines after putting focus on swimming

Derry junior Allison Brownlee may have changed specialties, but that did not stop her winning streak at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association swimming and diving ...

Franklin Regional girls claim title, boys 2nd at WCCA meet

The Franklin Regional varsity girls swimming and diving teams took top honors at last Saturday's Westmoreland County Coaches Association championship meet at Derry High School. The ...

Quaker Valley diver continues record pace

Quaker Valley junior Regis Conlin was on a record-breaking tear last month as a member of the Quakers' swimming and diving team. Conlin bettered the boys ...

Seneca Valley girls swimmers hope to finish strong

Seneca Valley's girls swimming and diving team was happy to finish ninth at last year's WPIAL Class AAA championship. This season, though, the Raiders want a ...

Records fall on 2nd day of WCCA swim meet

Day 1 of the Westmoreland County Coaches' Association Swimming and Diving Championships began with a broken diving board that pushed the diving portion of the ...

Franklin Regional divers take aim at success

Andrew Sederholm and Kevin Schon's friendship began on a Franklin Regional Middle School lacrosse team. Both admit lacrosse wasn't their sport, but six years later the ...

Upper St. Clair trio to swim at Division I level

Three members of the Upper St. Clair boys and girls swimming teams will continue their careers on NCAA Division I teams next season. Seniors Braedon Wong ...

Brentwood boys swim team looking to repeat as section champion

The Brentwood boys' swim team is looking to repeat. The Spartans.who started the week with a 2-0 section record and a 5-2 overall mark, have set ...

Quaker Valley swimmers preparing for MAC meet

The Quaker Valley boys swimming team (8-0 overall and 2-0 in Section 2-AA) will be well represented at the Midwestern Athletic Conference championships Feb. 12-13 ...

Franklin Regional swimmers aiming for titles at WCCA meet

The Franklin Regional boys and girls swimming and diving teams already have gotten a good look at what Westmoreland County foes Penn-Trafford, Hempfield and Greater ...

Shaler divers feel right at home at Hampton

Shaler senior Mike Schmelzer and junior Evan Kelly lack the fundamental tool needed to practice diving at their home pool. There are no diving boards. While ...

Seneca Valley boys swim team looks to make waves at WPIALs

Seneca Valley may not have a large quantity of swimmers and divers on its boys team, but the Raiders believe they have plenty of quality. The ...

USC swim teams again eye WPIAL success

Despite losing a state record holder, the Upper St. Clair boys swim team expects to contend again for the WPIAL Class AAA title after finishing ...

Records expected to fall at WCCA swim meet

If recent history is any indication, records probably will fall at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association swimming and diving championship meet Friday and Saturday at ...

Derry's Elrick hopes for return trip to PIAA meet

Talent, along with an unassuming nature, has made Derry senior Morgan Elrick a stalwart on the Trojans' swimming and diving team. Elrick, 18, has reached the ...

Highlands junior Bonnett makes waves at USA Swimming

On Bailey Bonnett's first day of fourth grade, her teacher asked his students to write down their dreams. Bonnett's was straightforward: "My dream is to ...

Mt. Lebanon swimmers push each other to success

Mt. Lebanon seniors Brian Ramsey and Jack Lanphear share the same individual goal as members of the Blue Devils boys swimming team, which has made ...

Freshman pair shines for Hampton swim team

One has flawless technique, the other is self-motivated and driven. One is focused on "looking pretty" in the pool, the other went to karate state ...

Plum swim teams sweep 2nd conference opponent in new year

The Plum boys and girls swim teams have taken care of business in section action in the new year, and head coach Shawn Haupt hopes ...

Penn-Trafford swimmer Babik looking to end career with a splash

Penn-Trafford senior Noah Babik would like to cap his career by qualifying for the state swimming championship meet in March. But he's trying not to look too ...

Injuries slow progress of Derry girls swim team

Though key competitors return, the Derry girls swimming team does not expect to finish as strongly as it did last season, when it was second ...

Mt. Lebanon swimmers off to strong start

Off to strong starts, the Mt. Lebanon boys and girls swimming teams will be seeking top-three finishes again at the WPIAL Class AAA championship meet ...

Highlands junior qualifies for U.S. Open and Speedo Junior National swim meets

A day after qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Trials, swimmer Bailey Bonnett could not match that achievement Saturday. But the Highlands junior still managed to ...

Gateway swimming, diving teams continue strong section start

Extensive practice sessions for both the Gateway swimming and diving teams over the holiday break brought the squads into the new year, and the Gators ...

Franklin Regional girls swimming and diving teams top Hempfield to stay undefeated in section

The Franklin Regional girls swimming and diving teams took a huge step towards a third straight section championship with their 96-90 victory over Hempfield last ...

Quaker Valley's Andrews sets school record in 500 free, closes in on another

After breaking one school record, Quaker Valley junior Maddy Andrews is aiming for another as a member of the Quakers girls swimming team. Andrews, 17, of ...

Pritchard helps launch Baldwin girls swimming squad to strong start

The Baldwin girls' swim program has benefited from having a large varsity team this year, as the Lady Highlanders are undefeated at 5-0, and 1-0 ...

Promising Hempfield swim teams have PIAA aspirations

The Hempfield boys and girls swimming teams have so much depth, Kevin Clougherty, the coach of both, already is thinking about potential qualifiers for the ...

West Allegheny swimmers chasing championship goals

A former WPIAL Class AA powerhouse, the West Allegheny girls swimming team expects to improve in its second season in Class AAA. And the Indians boys ...