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OMAHA, Neb. – Ella Eastin returns to the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials on Sunday mentally and physically prepared to contend for a spot in Rio.
The 19-year-old, former Crean Lutheran standout is wiser and ready to have fun, something she didn&r... Full story
GARDEN GROVE - A small school bus rolled onto the dirt track before Pacifica’s graduation ceremony Wednesday afternoon carrying a senior ready to defy obstacles on one of his brightest days.
Swimmer Ben Burns sat in his wheelchair in the back ... Full story
Grant Shoults’ love for just about any sport imaginable couldn’t be quenched during his early childhood.
He practiced Korean karate as a toddler and became a black belt at age 10.
The Laguna Hills resident played baseball - middle infie... Full story
Grant Shoults weighed a few strategies before his record-setting performances in the CIF-SS Division 1 swimming championships.
The Santa Margarita senior considered picking the 200- or the 500-yard freestyle to race with all-out abandon. His theory ... Full story
Craig Brown’s unique coaching career reached another peak Saturday, not far from one of his favorite destinations known for majestic views.
The Crean Lutheran girls swim coach guided the Saints, in only their sixth season as a program, to thei... Full story
FRESNO – With the final challenge conquered, Crean Lutheran’s girls 400-yard freestyle relay gathered near its lane Saturday night and let the emotions of a four-year journey flow.
Seniors Brittany Kampfer, Tianna Jorgenson, Emily East... Full story
FRESNO – Crean Lutheran’s girls freely dove into the treacherous waters Friday, knowing that Orange County was outnumbered and needed to be fast to survive.
The Saints didn’t cringe, and they weren’t alone.
Led by Crean Lu... Full story
FRESNO – Diver Colten Young’s formula for success claimed another major prize Friday at the CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships.
The Crean Lutheran junior again assembled the 11-dive list with the highest degree of difficulty a... Full story
RIVERSIDE – Santa Margarita’s swimming program produced some of the best individual and team racing the CIF-SS Division 1 final could handle Saturday night.
The meet, however, couldn’t quite handle Grant Shoults.
The Santa Mar... Full story