The Kirkwood Call

Girls’ state swimming and diving recap

Maddie Pearl, sophomore, swam the fifth lap of the 200 IM breaststroke.

Allie Hickenbotham, features writer

March 1, 2016

After stretching caps over their heads, pushing goggles over their eyes and compressing their bodies into kneeskins, the girls’ swim and dive team was ready for state, which took place Feb. 19-20. “My personal goal for us was to be top 10, and we achieved that goal,” Matt Beasley, KHS sw...

Fast lane to state

Fast lane to state

Katie Judd, sports writer

February 8, 2016

She gets into her swimsuit, warms up with her team and begins to swim. Since third grade Victoria Coombs, freshman, has swum year-round and said she has learned many lessons she would not have learned without swimming. “[Swimming] pushes me to do to better not just in swimming but in [school],”...

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