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Rocky River native Claire Pavlak qualifies for Olympic swim trials

By Ryan Kaczmarski After finishing her senior swimming season at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., with 20 All-America honors as well as nine individual NCAA national championships, Rocky River native Claire Pavlak has the chance to eclipse all of her previous achievements. She has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Neb., this June, in [...]

Westlake swimmers take second at SWC

By Joe Ostrica   The Westlake boys and girls swimming and diving teams had a strong showing at last weekend’s Southwestern Conference championship, held at the Westlake Recreation Center. The boys placed second with 230 points, trailing only Amherst (268), but beating out Brecksville (third, 176.5), North Olmsted (fourth, 168), Olmsted Falls (fifth, 163), Avon [...]

Eagles and Avon Lake take meet to the wire on senior night

North Olmsted junior David Hundt won both the 200-yard IM and the 100-yard breaststroke on Saturday night. (Westt Life photo by Ryan Kaczmarski) By Ryan Kaczmarski   The swim meet between North Olmsted and Avon Lake Saturday night came down to the final event in both boys and girls competition, with the Shoremen beating the [...]

High school swimming and diving previews 2011-12

By Ryan Kaczmarski             The winter sports season is just about upon us, and that means Westshore high school swimming and diving teams are already hitting the pools. Many local teams have state qualifiers returning from last season. In Division II diving, Fairview returns junior Alice Clark and senior Sara Fountain, and Bay returns [...]