Archive for the ‘Swimming’ Category

RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascoresPHOTOS: PIAA Swimming and Diving

Swimming and diving programs have been joined together in high school athletics for many years.

They typically practice and compete together.

For scoring purposes in dual meets, the diving competition is included in the overall team score.

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, 505-5402/@P_StroheckerErica Sarver

West York senior diver Erica Sarver signed her national letter of intent to compete in college for San Diego State on Wednesday.

Sarver was one of several York County high school athletes who signed NLI’s to continue their athletic careers at the next level.

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Jade Arganbright

Central York High School graduates Summer McIntyre and Jade Arganbright enjoyed record-breaking nights in the pool on Friday for California University of Pennsylvania.

McIntyre, a sophomore, and Arganbright, a senior, both set school records when the Vulcans earned a 114-70 win in a dual meet at Juniata. The Vulcans improved to 5-1.

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, 505-5446/@ydsportsCourtney Harnish

Courtney Harnish has decided to follow in Hali Flickinger’s Olympic footsteps.

Harnish, a standout senior swimmer from West York High School, has given her verbal commitment to compete for the University of Georgia.

The powerhouse Bulldogs program helped mold Flickinger, a Spring Grove High School graduate, into an 2016 Olympian. Flickinger finished seventh in the Rio Games in the 200-meter butterfly.

Now, with the addition of Harnish, the York County-to-Georgia pipeline will continue to flow.

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, 505-5432/@JohnJoyceYDParade for Olympian Hali Flickinger

Residents lined Main Street in downtown Spring Grove this Labor Day to honor hometown hero and Olympic swimmer Hali Flickinger as she rode past seated atop the the rear of yellow convertible Chevy Corvette in the town’s holiday parade.

Long before Flickinger placed seventh in the women’s 200-meter butterfly at the 2016 Summer Olypmics in Rio, she was Hali from Spring Grove.

Today she is an Olympic swimmer, an inspiration to her community and, on Monday, grand marshal of her own parade.

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YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORTHali Flickinger

Olympic swimmer Hali Flickinger will be honored by the York Revolution on Monday, September 5, as the Spring Grove native concludes a triumphant return to her hometown after representing the United States in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

The 200-meter butterfly competitor will arrive at PeoplesBank Park after celebrations in Spring Grove and participate in pregame ceremonies before the Revolution’s 5 p.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

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YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORTJohn Nelson

The YMCA of York and York County announced Wednesday that John Nelson has been named head coach and director of competitive swimming, succeeding Michael Brooks.

Brooks has accepted a similar position with a club in North Carolina.

Nelson has served as an assistant coach under Brooks for three years, helping to elevate the program to national prominence.

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