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On Jan. 29, sophomore Katie Wuertz freestyle strokes down the lane towards the finish. She is competing in the 400 freestyle relay at the FHSD Tri-Meet vs Howell and Howell North.

Pushing for a Personal Record

Audrey Webb, Staff Photographer February 9, 2024

Throughout the girls’ swim and dive Tri-Meet vs Howell and Howell North, the girls swam and dove their hearts out during the short competition. Junior Alyssa Harrison said the community created by...

Freshman Vika Anderson slices through the water during the breaststroke relay. This was Anderson’s first meet being on the varsity swim team

Swimming Straight to Success

Summer Suarez, Staff Photographer December 12, 2023

  The varsity and junior varsity girls swim and dive team took on Fort Zumwalt East on Nov 30. in their first meet of the season at the St. Peters Rec Plex. The girls took home their first...

Senior Dakota Lankford pushes herself through the water during breaststroke.

Victory Laps

Kyly Jacobs, Staff Photographer February 10, 2023

The girls’ swim team participated in their final day in the GACs competition Thursday, Feb. 2nd in order to find out which swimmers would be state-qualifiers. With high energy and even higher hopes,...

Lianna Durbin races towards the finish line, fighting for a qualifying spot.

Swimming Toward State

Rachel Blanchard, Staff Reporter February 2, 2023

 As the swim season starts coming to a close, the Girl’s Varsity Swim and Dive team members move to close in their spot at State. These athletes can qualify for state any time during the season, and...

The swim team is racing in back strokes.

Making A Splash

Bryce Cash, Staff Photographer January 31, 2023

With swimmers soaring through the water and divers making a splash, girls swim and dive went against Duchesne on Thursday Jan. 5th and won 117 to 38, Meredyth Krupowicz in the 200 IM, Xime Avila in...

Xime Avila is the first senior to walk through the tunnel of kickboards.

Big Fish, Small Pond

Kyly Jacobs January 26, 2023

The Girls’ Swim and Dive team held their senior night and competed in a tri-meet against Holt High School and Liberty High School on Thursday, Jan. 19th. The girls first celebrated their seniors,...

Senior Keaton Frye gives her famous warm smile as she accepts her gift bag.

Chlorine Filled Tears

Raina Straughter, Staff Photographer January 31, 2022

The night of Jan. 25, Girls swim and dive team congratulated their seniors and gave them an honorary departure. Doesn't matter if they just started this year or has been in it since their freshman year,...

Central students pulses through the water.

Above The Surface

Raina Straughter, Staff Photographer January 11, 2022

Girls swim and dive makes a big splash at the swim meet against Duchesne. On Thursday, Jan 6 the team started off strong but slowly fell behind. Despite their loss, Sophomore Elaina Parrent believes that...

Senior Taylor Steinagel stretches out her arms for her dive.

Slicing Through the Surface

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer January 3, 2022

The Girls Swim and Dive team raced against Fort Zumwalt South on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. Although the team lost the meet overall, the teamwork and connection felt within the team...

Isabella Keene, Freshman, doing the Backstroke.

Fresh Out of the Deep End

February 8, 2021

  The girls swim and dive team had a meet against St. Dominic Highschool on Monday, Jan. 18, at the Rec-Plex and was only nine points away from a win. It was a night of hard work and positivity. The...

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