Swimming

Marlins' swimmers sign letters of intent

Sierra Marlins swimmers who recently signed letters of intent to attend college in the fall of 2015 include Summer Spradley (Louisiana State University), Matt Klotz (Louisiana Stat ...

Foothill Aquasharks place fifth at Junior Olympic swim championships

The Foothill Aquasharks Swim Team earned 72 medals and placed fifth at the Junior Olympics Long Course Championships held over the weekend at the Roseville Aquatic Center. Evan Mc ...

Marlin swimmers perform well at Sac-Joaquin Section meet

Members of the Sierra Marlins swim team competed in the Sac-Joaquin Section championships last week and showed quite well in their times and places, while representing their respec ...

Granite Bay girls take SJS swimming title

Davis High has won 18 of the 37 Sac-Joaquin Section girl’s swimming titles. They captured top honors in 2012, 2013 and appeared poised to do the same Saturday with a horde of ...

POP CULTURE: Granite Bay native takes a dip in Coca-Cola

After winning a gold medal in the 2012 Olympic pool, Granite Bay native Alyssa Anderson shifted her focus to represent another liquid — albeit with a bit more fizz. The form ...

Klotz sets two world records at Deaflympics

Vista del Lago senior Matthew Klotz is a world record holder, two times over. Klotz, 17, competed in the Deaflympics held July 26 through Aug. 6 in Sofia, Bulgaria, as a member of ...

Marlins masters program on the upswing

The Sierra Marlins is a competitive youth swim team based in Folsom, but the team also has a growing masters program for athletes 18-and-over. The Masters team, which currently ha ...

Gold medalist Summer Sanders gets very close to varicose veins campaign

In childhood innocence, Summer Sanders referred to varicose veins as “very close veins.” Now a mother of two, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Roseville has gro ...

Haley finishes stellar swim career at LSU

To Sara Haley, it seems like only yesterday she was a member of the El Dorado Hills Taz Swim Team, racing against other 6 year olds. Oh, how time flies. Haley, now 21, recently c ...

EDH boy making a name for himself in the pool

Evan McCormick is only 11 years old, but he’s already making a name for himself in the swimming world. The fifth-grader at Lakeview Elementary School in El Dorado Hills is a ...