Catfish reel in state championship

Colin Suddath, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2019

Although their season is over, the memories made this winter will surely last a lifetime. Over the course of two weeks, the Westminster Swim and Dive team took home 1st place in both the annual Atlanta metro meet and the State...

Spotlight on Swim Across America and Samantha Bertschi

Aydin Bandukwala, Sports Reporter

November 2, 2018

Each year, Swim Across America hosts hundreds of charity swimming events across the country in order to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Since its founding as a non- profit organization in 1987, Swim Across America...

CatFish win first state championship of 2018

Russell Wagman, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

On Feb. 3, the varsity swim team became the first Westminster team to win a state title in 2018. The team was led by the senior captains Bryan Weselman and Isabella Velarde, as well as by head coach Sharon Loughran, a former...

CatFish end successful season with strong finish, state win

Nathan Zhu, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

With its 45 state championships, the varsity swim team has been one of the most successful teams in Westminster sport history. This season has lived up to the team’s winning expectations. The boys varsity swimming and diving te...

Swimmers kick off season with Midnight Madness

Casey Monyak, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

As fall sports wind to a close, one of Westminster’s best athletic programs is undergoing the start to their season: the swim team. With a long season ahead of them, the SwimCats have begun to draw up their goals for the upcom...

Midnight madness kicks off swim season

Jaclyn Mulé, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

A longstanding tradition for Westminster swimmers, Midnight Madness is an event marking the start of the varsity swim season where the swim team crowds around the school pool, holds hands, and simultaneously jumps in. This even...

Swimmers, captains, and coaches prepare for the season

John Sheehan, Sports Writer

November 8, 2013

“I describe myself as a coach, as somewhat of a maverick of a coach, and I don’t say this to blow my horn or say that I am doing it right and everyone else is doing it wrong, but I just do it differently and it seems to work,”...

Boys swim team has encouraging finish in state meet

Sam Barkin

March 1, 2013

In an exhilarating meet marked by many successful races, the boys swim team secured a second-place finish in the state meet, beating longtime rival Marist and finishing behind only Dalton High School. This finish was the best...

Swimming uses Woodward as momentum towards state run

February 1, 2013

By Sam Barkin As the 2012-2013 season approaches the finish, the swim team makes a final push towards state. Coached by legend Pete Higgins and assistant coaches Jan Allen, Rob Cochran, and Richmond Green, the boys and girls...

Boys and Girls swimming perform well at state meet

Tommy Fort

March 2, 2012

The swimming and diving A through AAAA state meets this year took a series of unusual turns.  Coaches, swimmers, and spectators were left with feelings of frustration, disbelief, and anger. These unusual turns, however, ultimate...

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