California’s inaugural CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships didn’t attract the majority of the top Orange County swimmers, but the state organization remains excited about the future of the meet even with a new obstacle on the horizon.
“This is only going to grow and become bigger and bigger,” Roger Blak
FRESNO - They burst onto Orange County’s swimming scene as freshmen, instantly helping turn a school into a powerhouse. They stayed champions the next season, but after a high-profile transfer in their ranks, they persevered to stay contenders without as much of the spotlight.
And so went the story of JSerra’s girls until the
FRESNO - Colten Young’s favorite dives are twisters. So with a chance Saturday to seal a convincing victory at the inaugural CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships with a twister, he was in perfect position.
The Crean Lutheran sophomore hurtled toward the end of the 1-meter springboard in the 11th and final round, leape
FRESNO - Orange County’s small but determined fleet of swimmers had its reasons Friday for arriving at the inaugural CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships.
JSerra’s Kaitlyn Albertoli came for a chance to race after a health scare last week. Teammate Karli Thuen wanted another attempt at improving her times
FRESNO - Die-hard aquatics fans know Michelle Lee for mentoring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on a celebrity diving show a few years ago.
“It was really fun and I’m happy I got to do that,” Lee said of her time on the short-lived series “Splash”.
Lee stays in touch with the basketball legend thro
FRESNO Crean Lutheran and JSerra’s girls are both expected to contend for team titles at the inaugural CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships, which begin in earnest Friday afternoon with swimming prelims at Clovis West.
Both Orange County powers are at full-strength for the two-day meet. JSerra’s roster has been bolster
Costa Mesa High-based Costa Mesa Aquatics Club is seeking age-group swim coaches for its year-round team. The positions are part-time with opportunities to become full-time.
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Most Orange County swimmers who automatically qualified for this week’s inaugural state championship meet declined the invite, but enough accepted to form a small and intriguing armada bound for Fresno.
The psych sheet released Monday was highlighted by several swimmers from Crean Lutheran’s CIF-SS Division 2 championship gir
Many of Orange County's top swimmers have declined spots in the inaugural state meet but not all. Several standouts, led by newly-crown national record holder Ella Eastin and the Crean Lutheran girls, will race on this coming week in Fresno. Two-time Division 1 champion Tyler Lin of Corona del Mar and the JSerra girls also highligh
RIVERSIDE – Katie McLaughlin fired up her teammates for Saturday’s CIF-SS Division 1 swimming finals by passing out temporary tattoos. Santa Margarita wore them on their cheeks like war paint.
After a finals sessions packed with five national records, including one by McLaughlin and teammate Grant Shoults, and t
RIVERSIDE – The CIF-SS Division 2 swimming finals dished out the rarest of treats for aquatics fans Saturday. There was a national record courtesy of Crean Lutheran’s Ella Eastin in the 200 IM. A drag-out duel for the championship plaque for Crean Lutheran’s girls. A rare double for Laguna Beach’s boys. And
RIVERSIDE It's all over here from the CIF-SS Division 2 swim finals and it was an amazing morning for rare water feats.
Crean Lutheran completes its "Crean sweep 3-peat" featuring a national private school record in the 200-yard individual medley by Ella Eastin -- a stunning 1:53.90 for the Stanford bound senior.
CIF-SS Division 4 Finals
At Riverside City College
Final team standings: 1. Cerritos 279; 2. Malibu 255; others: 16. OV 72; 17. Fairmont 44; 28. Seg 21
CAST CIF State qualifying time
200-yard medley relay – 1. Cer 1:38.00; others: 7. OV 1:46.22;