swimming

Bigger stage awaits Westlake

A high schooler, nearly a minute off the fastest qualifying time, might be satisfied with just going to the Olympic Trials. But if you glance at Brian Westlake?s workout schedule, ...

Beard: No plan to retire if she's no-go for London

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) ? Amanda Beard's bid to become a five-time Olympian won't necessarily end if she fails to make the U.S. team for London. "It wouldn't be like, 'OK, I shouldn't con ...

Bruins bring it in the pool

LAKE OF THE PINES ? Garat Johnson?s perfect Saturday starts in a Speedo and ends in a tuxedo. Haley Jungers has made an annual tradition of taking on the top swimmers in the regio ...

Bruins take boys, girls PVL swimming?banners

The Bear River High swim team dominated the relays, then spread out and claimed much more hardware as individuals last weekend at the Pioneer Valley League swimming championships. ...

Signs, signs, everywhere the signs

As football, volleyball and soccer dominate the headlines this fall, several spring athletes took a bow on Wednesday as they signed NCAA Letters of Intent for scholarships in their ...

Mermaids in sync at Sierra Pool

The Auburn Mermaids are putting on a funky, free and synchronized show Sunday. The annual water show at the Auburn Recreation District’s Sierra Pool in Auburn, beginning at 7:30 ...

Fresh water offers swimmers fresh thrills

With each stroke out in the open water, surrounded by towering pines and the sound of nothing but quiet, Steve Casprite feels that much further from the hustle of life and the conc ...

Locals swim past water woes

Amiee Castro decided it was time to dive straight into her fear. Watching Castro of Loomis glide across the pool, many people would never know she is learning how to swim for the ...

Bruins churn to titles

The Colfax High girls edged out Bear River in the first event at the Pioneer Valley League Swimming Championships Saturday at Lake of the Pines. The Bruins made sure that was a rar ...

Seiler swims to SEALS

Not many college athletes get to use skills from their sports in the careers they pursue after graduation. David Seiler, however, plans on doing just that. The Placer High gradua ...

UNLV’s Smith, Seiler arrive on national scenes

Both Colby Smith and David Seiler have enjoyed fantastic success this summer. However, the two UNLV athletes arrived at their sporting peaks by different means. Smith is the golfe ...

Seiler shines in primetime

David Seiler could not wipe the grin off his face Thursday night in Irvine after the biggest day of his prolific swimming career. The Placer High graduate had a breakthrough perfo ...

Auburn Robalos make a splash

The Auburn Robalos swim team wrapped up another successful season on Saturday with a strong showing at the Valley Foothills Competitive Aquatics League Championships. More than 80 ...

Hot weather makes a splash this week

It’s shaping up to be a splish-splash kind of week in Auburn. While the past weekend’s high 90s are temporarily making way for more tolerable temperatures today and tomorrow, ...

Hillgals churn past Falcons

While the Colfax High girls had a handful of impressive individual showings, the Placer girls overwhelmed the visitors with depth to score their first Pioneer Valley League victory ...