Swimming

EDH Taz celebrates 50 years

Talk about a birthday party. The El Dorado Hills Taz Swim Team is 50 years old this year and the organization is the middle of a season-long birthday celebration. In 1965, Bob Ma ...

Marlins have strong showing at section swim meet

The Sierra Marlins Swim team had 40 swimmers representing their high schools in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Finals. “I’m proud of the progress, character, and leadersh ...

Granite Bay Boys look to finish strong in SFL Swimming Championships

The Granite Bay boys swim team improved upon its 16-year league win streak with another 6-0 performance this season. But the boys team from Oak Ridge sits in second place at 5-1 an ...

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 ...