SANTA ANA – The outside temperatures at the Foothill Swim Games hovered on the cool side Saturday. The readings on the timing board showed that the water actually was sizzling.
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Edison swimmer Thomas Smith quickly changed course before his impromptu question for Aaron Peirsol meandered.
The senior caught himself discussing backstroke technique with arguably the greatest backstroker of all-time when he realized he actually w... Full story
Roster depth is a desired attribute for dual-meet swimming, but consistent first-place touches are more valuable. Woodbridge’s girls team made that clear Thursday.
The 10th-ranked Warriors captured all three relays and seven of the eight indiv... Full story
Edison boys swimming coach Diggy Riley projected that Tuesday’s Sunset League dual-meet showdown against visiting Newport Harbor would come down to the final relay.
His sixth-ranked boys and their quick touches at the wall had other ideas.
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The Estancia Frosh-Soph Invitational attracted varsity-level swimmers Saturday and the fast times followed.
Huntington Beach’s sprint-duo of sophomore Ethan Wojciechowski and freshman Natalie Crocker led the way with four meet records that wer... Full story
Corona del Mar freshman Eva Merrell was born in Colorado, so guessing one of her favorite swimmers isn’t tough.
It’s Olympian Missy Franklin, who is from Centennial, Colo.
But Merrell doesn’t admire Franklin only because of her Ol... Full story
Katie McLaughlin’s resume as an Olympic hopeful for the 2016 Olympics became more diversified Thursday night in Arizona.
Racing for the Mission Viejo Nadadores, the Santa Margarita senior blazed a personal-best in the 200-meter freestyle to fi... Full story
NEWPORT BEACH University’s meet victory was already secure Wednesday when another challenge surfaced in the 400-yard freestyle relay. The Trojans’ top-ranked boys swim team responded the only way it knew.
The reigning CIF-SS Division 1 c... Full story
Tesoro boys swim coach Mike Gibson planned Tuesday to race a post-meet 400-yard individual medley for charity regardless of his teams’ outcome against visiting Capistrano Valley.
But after his team’s performance against the reigning Sout... Full story
Edison’s swim program is again showing its strength in the face of cancer.
Coach Diggy Riley returned to the Edison pool deck Monday, five days after his wife, Sally, 50, died from melanoma cancer.
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Santa Margarita’s top-ranked girls swim team and Mater Dei’s No. 8 boys captured titles Saturday at the California Catholic High School Swim Challenge at Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton.
Mater Dei’s boys and girls also combined for t... Full story