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Swim workouts that you’ll actually do

November 24, 2020

Sticking to a workout schedule is hard. Luckily for me, I get to swim in a pool every day. I zone out driving there, and once I get there, it would be a waste of gas and time not to just get in and get...

Boys swim and dive: a second family

Boys swim and dive: a second family
March 21, 2020

We all know that teamwork makes the dream work, but just how important are the connections between team members in order to succeed? Take senior Warren Briggs, for example, who has won countless awards...

The hype has returned: boys swim & dive

January 21, 2020

In the wise and inspirational words of Eminem, “If you had one shot, or one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted, in one moment, would you capture it, or just let it slip?” On the Liberty...

Girls swim and dive

Girls swim and dive
September 29, 2019

With a grand total of thirty-five new swimmers, the girls swim and dive team is much different from last year, but this increase in swimmers is not necessarily a bad thing. “It’s crazy,” senior...

Boys swim and dive: into the deep end

March 19, 2019

Into the water the swimmers dive, vessels of pure power rushing through the deep. Down under the water, their efficient push offs from the wall jet them out in front among a race of six young guys, their...

Bruce Vagt adds potential to an already strong swim team

December 22, 2018

Typically, coaches have an idea of their team’s skills, either because players are returning or because they have had a conversation with incoming players before tryouts. This was not the case for Kris...

Liberty’s lone diver Eleanor Brecht dives to state podium

November 21, 2018

The word “team” usually refers to a group, but Liberty’s dive team only refers to a single person: junior Eleanor Brecht. Despite the lack of other divers, Brecht remains confident and optimistic. “Going...

Swimmers commit to the pool

Swimmers commit to the pool
October 25, 2018

Commitment is a familiar word to most athletes, but it takes on a whole new level in the pool. Unlike the common land sport, swimming requires a distinct facility: the athlete cannot train anywhere but...

Boys swim teams up with Mount Si

December 15, 2017

In the water at Boehm pool, the swimmers of the Liberty and Mount Si boys swim teams do 100m sets under the direction of Liberty swim coach Kris Daughters. For the third year in a row, the Mount Si...

Will it be a four-peat for Girls Swim and Dive?

December 6, 2017

  This year Liberty Girls Swim and Dive is taking on State with renewed vigor. The reason? This could be their chance to take home four state wins in a row. The team began its run of state championships...

Team unity brings girls swim to third consecutive State championship

Team unity brings girls swim to third consecutive State championship
March 27, 2017

On November 12, the Liberty girls swim team won the 2A State championship for the third year in a row, and as if that wasn’t enough, the team also surpassed expectations with a relay team win as well...

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