Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Libertyville-Vernon Hills-based CATS youth swim program will hold tryouts for its spring/summer long-course season at Vernon Hills High School Monday, March 18.
Thursday, March 14
The spring/summer season for the CATS Aquatic youth swim program begins in April. Those who want to be on the team are invited to tryouts from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Vernon Hills High School, 145 Lakeview Parkway. Tryouts will be done on a first-come, first-serve basis. Results of those who have made the team will be posted on the CATS Aquatic Team website on Wednesday, March 21. Tryouts will take place Monday at Vernon Hills High School from 6-8 p.m. Take Route 60 to the Lakeview Parkway stop light west of Hawthorn Mall and turn south. To be considered for the team: ■ Swimmers age 8-under must be able to swim 25 yards (one length of the pool) of freestyle with rotary breathing and 25 yards of backstroke. ■ Swimmers 9‐10 must be …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The state finals were held Feb. 23 at New Trier High School.
The Libertyville High School swim team capped off its winning season by taking fourth place overall at the state finals Saturday. It was "the highest finish in school history," according to the Community High School District 128 Facebook page. The state finals were held at New Trier High School. Here's a look at how individual team members performed, according to results on the Illinois High School Association webstie: Libertyville won fifth place in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:34.71. Members of the team included Harrington, Snarski, and sophomores Atticus Rush and Justin Fu. The group also took seventh in the 400-yard freestyle relay with 3:07.87.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Congratulations to the LHS swim team!
Libertyville High School competed in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Boys Swimming Sectionals at Vernon Hills High School this weekend, with a number of swimmers advancing to the state meet. Alex Snarski broke a record in the 100 backstroke that was previously set by Olympic Gold Medalist Matt Grevers, with a time of 50.04. A number of other records were broken at the meet, including Vernon Hills' Alex Zuniga receiving a score of 470.80 in diving, which is 12 points higher than the previously-set record, according to the IHSA. Overall, LHS received 256 points, coming in just behind sectional winner Lake Forest High School, which received 263 points. Here's a look at how LHS performed at the sectional meet: The state finals are …
Friday, November 11, 2011
The junior Wildcat is now a three-time North Suburban Conference champion in the 200-yard individual medley.