STONE MOUNTAIN — Issues with the computer scoring program caused some turmoil at the end, but didn't change who stood atop of the podium Wednesday at the Gwinnett County girls diving meet.
The Gwinnett County swimming and diving championship, with only a few exceptions, has been traded back and forth between Brookwood and Parkview for more than 20 years. North Gwinnett hopes to be one of those exceptions this weekend.
Norcross’ Jacob Budnitz stood at the top of the podium at last year’s state swimming meet, a champion in the 100 breaststroke, and savored the moment.
Looking at how things were lining up ahead of last year’s state swimming meet, Wesleyan head coach Kevin Kadzis came to the conclusion it would be best for the team to have Hannah Wasmuth in the 200 individual medley.
Thomas Nguyen is a Brookwood grad who went on to swim for Florida Southern and internationally as a backstroker. He's also a product of, and longtime coach for, SwimAtlanta.
Even Jim Reason’s kids, senior Tyler and sophomore Parker, didn’t know he had 199 wins the night before Duluth’s first swimming and diving meet of the season.
Gwinnett-based SwimAtlanta won its first Junior Nationals championships in 21 years over the weekend, and one of its swimmers did something rarer in the meet at Georgia Tech.
The Duluth-based Wildcat Swim Club won the boys division, the Cornerstone Christian boys took second and Gwinnett swimmers and divers posted a number of top performances over the weekend at the Georgia Middle School Championships.
The Gwinnett County Swim and Dive Booster Club announced the county’s swimmers and divers of the month for November this week.
Gwinnett-based SwimAtlanta won the men’s, women’s and combined titles at last week’s Georgia Short Course Senior State Championships.
Sarah-Grace Thompson, a senior at Mountain View, is one of the top sprint swimmers in Gwinnett. She's the three-time defending county champ in the 100 backstroke. She won the 100 freestyle as a sophomore and was second as a freshman and junior.
Mountain View senior Maggie Hennebaul signed Wednesday with the diving program at Niagara University (N.Y.), an NCAA Division I program in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Longtime Duluth swimming and diving coach Jim Reason earned his 200th career victory over the weekend in a tri-meet with Grayson and Dacula.
Gwinnett County Public Schools will host its free Booster Club Essentials program for all athletic and fine arts booster club members, and all volunteer organizations, on both Sept. 24 and Oct. 16.
Mill Creek senior Jake Magahey’s memorable FINA World Junior Championships experience added another milestone Friday.
Mill Creek senior Jake Magahey and his 400-meter freestyle relay teammates broke the junior world record Tuesday at the FINA World Junior Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
Gwinnett-based SwimAtlanta dominated the field last weekend for the team title in the Georgia Senior State Championships at the University of Georgia.
After ushering in a new era with an expanded scoring system a year ago, the 2019 Gwinnett County Swim League’s championship meet will represent the end of another era when the first gun goes off Saturday at the Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta and runs through Sunday.