Justin Carr Relays to offer heart screenings

Justin Carr Relays to offer heart screenings

The Fourth Annual Justin Carr Swim Relay meet is diving into new territory this year. Not only will it play host to a day of competition, but it will try and ensure that its athletes can continue to enjoy similar days for a long, long time. The organization Student Athlete Fitness Evaluation will offer heart screenings to […]

Before the sun comes up

Every Tuesday and Friday, Paul Leclerc ’18 wakes up at 4:30 a.m. to attend swim practice.  For one and a half hours, Leclerc and the swim team train in the water, followed by a forty-five minute weight lifting session. “Any extra work is going to help, especially in swimming, where it’s very work-intensive. So, I […]

Swimming starts season with home victory

Swimming starts season with home victory

Both the boys’ and girls’ swim teams started their seasons with wins over Orange Lutheran, with the boys finishing 117-53 and the girls 92-88. “The swim team is really strong this year, and I think the girls’ side has a really good shot at winning mission league,” Haunani Bautista ’17 said. “I know the girls […]

Swimming Without Floaties

Swimming Without Floaties

I vividly remember my dad trying to teach me to swim when I was 5 years old without much success. Although I could hold my breath for a long time, I wouldn’t get anywhere when I tried to swim without floaties. I cried to my dad, telling him “I could never swim without help” because I […]

Individual athletes go far in CIF playoffs, set school records

After a regular Mission League season in which the boys’ swimming team went 2-3 and the girls’ swimming team went 3-2, individuals on both teams went far in the CIF Southern Section Playoffs. The girls also went 4-3 overall, while the boys finished 3-4. Both the boys and girls’ teams finished 17th overall in the CIF […]

Swimmers finish third at Mission League Finals

Both the boys’ and girls’ varsity swim teams finished in third place at the Mission League Finals Monday and Tuesday, which took place at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center. After a 3-4 season for the boys’ team and a 4-3 for the girls’, the swimmers were proud of their effort at the meet. “I’m glad […]

8 race at CIF Finals

Eight Wolverine swimmers competed to wrap up their season at CIF Finals May 17 at the Riverside Aquatics Center. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams finished with overall records of 5-2. The girls’ squad went 4-1 in league and the boys’ finished 3-2. “CIF Finals were historically fast this year,” head coach Jon Carroll said. […]

Five swimmers qualify for CIF before Mission League Finals

With five swimmers having already automatically qualified for CIF, the varsity boys’ and girls’ swim teams exited Mission League Championships April 29 fueled with motivation for CIF Prelims May 12. Henry Copses ’14, John Chu ’15, John Copses ’14, Alec Hsing ’16 and Colin Lynch ’14 have all qualified for CIF with automatic times over […]

Swim teams finish 2nd at 1st Annual Justin Carr Relays

Both the girls’ and the boys’ varsity swim teams placed second at the Justin Carr Relays, the Wolverines’ first meet of the year, March 1. Saturday’s meet was the first of the annual swim meets dedicated to Justin Carr ’14, who died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in February 2013. Carr was a member of the swim team […]

Coach builds on 2013 finish

After sending seven athletes to CIF last year, the swimming team has big plans for this upcoming season. Led  by second year coach Jonathan Carroll and the newly built Copses Family Pool, the swimmers’ emphasis this season is on improving times and qualifying as many athletes for CIF as possible. “The major difference this season […]