Girls Swim & Dive

 

Performance: Grand Haven's Kathryn Ackerman

Performance: Grand Haven's Kathryn Ackerman
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Grand Haven's Kathryn Ackerman will graduate next spring as one of the most accomplished athletes in her school's history and one of the top high school swimmers in Michigan all-time.  She won her fourth and fifth individual MHSAA Finals championships at Saturday&...
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Experienced Seaholm Takes Back Top Spot

Experienced Seaholm Takes Back Top Spot
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Who says you can’t do any gardening in November? It certainly worked for the Birmingham Seaholm girls swimming & diving team.
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Added Inspiration Boosts EGR to Title 23

Added Inspiration Boosts EGR to Title 23
Saturday, November 23, 2019
This one was for the coach.  The East Grand Rapids girls swimming & diving team drove across the state this weekend to Oakland University to attempt to repeat as Lower Peninsula Division 3 champion without a key figure: legendary head coach Butch Briggs.
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Marlins 3-Peat In Closest of Finishes

Marlins 3-Peat In Closest of Finishes
Saturday, November 23, 2019
This weekend’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Girls Swimming & Diving Final came down to a back-and-forth tussle between Farmington Hills Mercy and Ann Arbor Pioneer. In the end, the winner was decided by less than a point.
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Preview: Racing Toward Greatness Again

Preview: Racing Toward Greatness Again
Thursday, November 21, 2019
This weekend’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals will welcome a handful of reigning title winners and even a few record holders from past championship meets. As is often true, the team races will feature annual powers among the forecasted contende...
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Standish-Sterling Builds on Early Investment

Standish-Sterling Builds on Early Investment
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Shawn Maison said he started to see things turn around for Standish-Sterling’s girls swimming & diving team when athletes who had come up through the youth program began to populate his team. Now he’s doing what he can to make sure that keeps happening.
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Loy Norrix Swim & Dive Rooted in Community

Loy Norrix Swim & Dive Rooted in Community
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
When Paul Mahar was hired to coach at Loy Norrix High School, he had nine returning swimmers on a team of just 14 girls. That was in 2004, and the program was on the verge of becoming a co-op with Kalamazoo Central High School. But Mahar turned the girls swimming &...
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Clip of the Week: BC Lakeview's Grace Hudson

Clip of the Week: BC Lakeview's Grace Hudson
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
This edition of State Champs Sports Network's “Clip of the Week” features Battle Creek Lakeview distance swimmer Grace Hudson, who won two events at the All-City Meet.
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Clip of the Week: BC Lakeview's Alaya Marshall

Clip of the Week: BC Lakeview's Alaya Marshall
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  This edition of State Champs Sports Network's “Clip of the Week” features a close swim finish in the 100-yard breaststroke as Battle Creek Lakeview's Alaya Marshall earns the win by 12 hundredths of a second.
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Be the Referee: Swim Finishing Touch

Be the Referee: Swim Finishing Touch
Thursday, September 19, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains a new rule in swimming that allows for more flexibility when determining when a competitor has finished a race.
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Performance: DeWitt's Jordyn Shipps

Performance: DeWitt's Jordyn Shipps
Thursday, September 12, 2019
DeWitt swim standout Jordyn Shipps won the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.91) and 100 butterfly (58.77) at her team’s DeWitt Invitational on Saturday against a field that included ranked teams Chelsea and Grand Rapids Northview.  Although the season is only a few ...
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2018-19 Stacking Up With Best on Records

2018-19 Stacking Up With Best on Records
Sunday, March 31, 2019
What a sports year. There certainly have been some amazing athletic feats over the 2018-19 high school season in Michigan, and it’s just two-thirds of the way complete.
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Marquette Girls End Title Wait with Big Win

Marquette Girls End Title Wait with Big Win
Saturday, February 16, 2019
It was a dominating performance by the Marquette girls to say the least as they ran away with the Upper Peninsula swimming & diving title with 352 points Saturday. “We’ve been kind of waiting for this,” said junior Mollie Kilpela. “That got ...
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Title Awards Adams' Sustained Success

Title Awards Adams' Sustained Success
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The Rochester Adams girls swimming & diving program had known plenty of success before this season. On Nov. 17 at nearby Oakland University, the MHSAA/Applebee's "Team of the Month" for November finished the climb by earning the first MHSAA Finals championship in t...
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#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals

#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals
Thursday, November 22, 2018
For this Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at more 2008 championship highlights compiled by FOX Sports Detroit, this time in girls volleyball and swimming & diving.
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'Outside Shot' Becomes Adams' Historic Win

'Outside Shot' Becomes Adams' Historic Win
Saturday, November 17, 2018
In his more than two decades as the face of the Rochester Adams swimming & diving program, Tim Hickey has seen his share of great swimmers in his school’s pool, including former Olympian Peter Vanderkaay.  But Vanderkaay and those other standout swimmers...
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East Grand Rapids Legacy Adds Title 22

East Grand Rapids Legacy Adds Title 22
Saturday, November 17, 2018
The more things change for the East Grand Rapids girls swimming & diving team, the more they remain the same. After graduating a large and talented senior class that led East to the 2017 Lower Peninsula Division 2 championship, the Pioneers moved back into Division...
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On Last Race's Last Leg, Mercy Pulls Thru

On Last Race's Last Leg, Mercy Pulls Thru
Saturday, November 17, 2018
The look on the faces of Farmington Hills Mercy’s 200-yard medley relay team pretty much said it all. And what was not said with facial expressions was very clearly communicated by the Marlins’ coaches as the opening race ended.
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Preview: Success Stories Soon to Be Told

Preview: Success Stories Soon to Be Told
Thursday, November 15, 2018
This season’s Lower Peninsula Girls Swimming & Diving Finals all have fascinating storylines – and all three are vastly different entering the weekend. In Division 1, in what might be a first, every individual champion is back from 2017 – and last...
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Tested West Ottawa Prepped for Finals

Tested West Ottawa Prepped for Finals
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The West Ottawa girls swimming & diving team always is prepared when postseason time comes around. The rigors of competing in a competitive Ottawa-Kent Conference Red have their benefits.
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