Incoming freshmen help swim team gain wins

Jessica Mugler

January 17, 2012

Gaining 15 freshmen swimmers has helped the girls swim team earn a 4-2 winning record. The team’s three freshmen divers help earn the team points, while others have shown themselves to be exceptionally talented swimmers. “ Freshman Danielle Cox is one of two swimmers on the team that is under ...

Swimmers stumble in their first meet

Colton Johnston

December 9, 2011

With a final score of 159-53, the girls swim team faced its first loss. Even though they failed to defeat Fort Zumwalt West, Coach Erin Thurston thinks they did well. “We did as well as expected against the GAC champions. One of the reasons we lost was because all three of our divers were out of ...

The girls swim team prepares for its first meet

Colton Johnston

December 5, 2011

The girls swim team practices daily from 8-10p.m. at the Rec-Plex. Practice normally starts with 30 minutes of running and stretching followed by 90 minutes of swimming. More recent practices began with stretching and then three 500-meter freestyle swims followed by 16 laps, changing swim styles fo...

Swimmers make progress

Julianna Smith

January 14, 2011

Before Christmas break, the girls swim team hit the water. On Dec. 13, 2010 the girls had a meet with Timberland and won. Sophomore Alison Strickler was one-tenth of a second from beating the school record in the 50-meter freestyle. “She has not done it yet, but we are hoping she will get it soo...

Team competes in Conference meet

Michael Jeter

February 12, 2010

The Lady Spartans Swim Team is finishing up its season this week. The girls' final day of GACs is tonight at the St. Peters Rec Plex. The girls had their diving preliminary Thursday night and their swimming preliminary Wednesday night. According to senior Katie Carroll, it might be the swim team's ...

Swimmers look ahead to GACs

Michael Jeter

February 5, 2010

The varsity girls swim team just came off another win on Wednesday, defeating the Hazelwood Central Hawks. According to senior Katie Carroll, the girls did not have much trouble beating the Hawks. "They were a good swim team; we just came to the meet more prepared," said Carroll. The girls only hav...

Swimmers gather steam

Michael Jeter

January 21, 2010

With another win under their belts, the girls swim team looks to take on its next opponent, Fort Zumwalt North. According to senior Katie Carroll, the girls defeated St. Dominic in their last meet by a large margin. "We practice a lot until the day before a meet. The day before our meets, we do le...

Girls suffer tough losses

Michael Jeter

January 15, 2010

The girls swim team just came off a loss against the Francis Howell Vikings in its last meet. According to senior Katie Carroll, it was a very close meet that could have gone either way, but in the end, the Spartans found themselves on the losing end of the match. With the Spartans having a very you...

Swim team looks to improve

Cory Schmitt

December 14, 2009

The girls swim team has much to improve on after finishing near the bottom in its first two meets of the season so far. The team finished 3rd in its meet against Eureka High School but finished near the bottom in a meet against Fort Zumwalt West. "We have gotten out-worked in our meets so far this ...

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