Swimming Pool Contractor in Peoria Offers Free Pool Checkup and Estimate Offer

Andreas Milano

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It is great to have a swimming pool in your house as it is one of the best sources of comfort and joy. One can easily refresh the mind and body by spending some time in the swimming pool. But if proper care is not taken, the same swimming pool can become an economic and physical burden. A swimming pool must contain water of adequate standards for it to be safe. If

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Strong leader helps Blackford turn program around

Andreas Milano

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. — “I got you.”

When Kristie Malott first took over the Blackford swimming and diving program three years ago, that was what she’d tell everyone who walked into the pool. And while those three words are no longer printed on the back of the Bruins’ T-shirts, like they were her first year, the meaning behind them remains as true as they were when Malott first began.

“I always tell them: to walk through the door, that’s the hardest part,” Malott said. “Come through the doors, I got you.”

Over the past few years, Malott’s leadership has helped

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GHSA Swimming and Diving State Championship updates from Friday

Andreas Milano

1. Johns Creek (408.5) 2. Dalton (304.5) 3. Lakeside-DeKalb (282)

Girls

1. Lassiter (413.5) 2. Cambridge (377) 3. Lakeside-DeKalb (240)

Class 6A INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

Boys

200-Yard Medley Relay

1. Centennial (1:33.44) 2. Johns Creek (1:33.74) 3. Lakeside-DeKalb (1:34.30)

200-Yard Freestyle

1. Sebastien Sergile, Centennial (1:35.36) 2. Roman Valdez, Dalton (1:37.13) 3. Ben McClain, Kennesaw Mountain (1:38.99)

200-Yard IM

1. Henry Bethel, Dalton (1:45.54) 2. Andrew Simmons, Johns Creek (1:48.51) 3. Cale Martter, Riverwood (1:50.06)

50-Yard Freestyle

1. Brett Reason, Kennesaw Mountain (20.71) 2. Noah Smith, Allatoona (21.06) 3. Thomas Shannon, Riverwood (21.06)

100-Yard Butterfly

1. Adam O’Brien, Lassiter (48.86) 2.

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Boys swimming: Scouting the Northwest suburbs

Andreas Milano

Top teams: Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Fremd, Hersey, Maine South, Prospect, Rolling Meadows.

Top Swimmers/Divers: Ricky Anesi (Jr, Saint Viator), Rylan Anselm (fr, Barrington), David Basa (fr, Barrington), Evan Bestor (Jr, Conant), Sean Bosshart (Jr, Saint Viator), Jack Epperson (sr, Prospect), Alex Fleming (sr, Maine West), Andrew Flight (Jr, Hersey) Henry Gabriel (sr, Palatine), Jacob Hardt (Rolling Meadows), Tim Hays (Jr, Prospect), Mason Hergert (Jr, Wheeling), Dylan Kase (sr, Hersey), Sam Keeley (sr, Rolling Meadows), Dan Langlois (sr, Barrington), Emil Lasocki (sr, Buffalo Grove), Ian Listopad (sr, Maine West), Nate Loch (sr, Hersey), Leo Marcinkus (Jr, Saint Viator), James McKevitt (sr,

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High school swimming: Region VIII-5A Results

Andreas Milano


a person swimming in the water: Flour Bluff girls swim team competes in the 200 yard medley relay at the Region VIII-5A at the Corpus Christi Natatorium on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.


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Flour Bluff girls swim team competes in the 200 yard medley relay at the Region VIII-5A at the Corpus Christi Natatorium on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.

REGION VIII-5A SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

at CCISD Natatorium

GIRLS

Top swimmer — Jennifer Pena, so., Flour Bluff

Top diver — Maria Stevens, jr., Ray

200 yard medley relay — 1. Flour Bluff (Christabel Martin, Patience Orms, Jennifer Pena, Kylee Hutchinson), 1 minute, 50.67 seconds; 2. King, 2:00.46; 3. Calallen, 2:01.38; 4. McAllen Rowe, 2:03.39; 5. CC Veterans Memorial, 2:04.11; 6. SA Great Hearts, 2:05.74; 7. Sharyland, 2:08.34; 8. McAllen

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GHSA Swimming and Diving State Championship updates from Saturday

Andreas Milano

Norcross swimmer Catie Choate was also among those to have a repeat first-place finish. She defended her 100-yard backstroke title with a first-place time of 55.01. In last year’s 50-yard freestyle, Campbell’s Allison Damron placed third with a time of 23.78. This year, Damron jumped up two spots to finish first with a time of 23.26 to take home the gold.

See the results from Saturday’s Class 7A GHSA Swimming State Championships below.

TEAM RESULTS

Class 7A

Boys

1. North Gwinnett (361.5) 2. Alpharetta (308.5) 3. Parkview (301.5)

Girls

1. Lambert (324) 2. Walton (320) 3. Brookwood (282)

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

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