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Girls swim and dive team prepares for True Team sections

Girls swim and dive team prepares for True Team sections

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Field Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

When head coach Brian Luke and the rest of the Stillwater girls swim and dive team go into a duel conference meet, they are expected to win. This is not very surprising, given the success the team had over the past few years. With the team's victory over East Ridge at East Ridge High School on Sept. 22, their conference winning streak was extended to 115 consecutive meets. The Ponies (4-0 SEC,...

Girls Swimming winning streak keeps getting higher

Girls Swimming winning streak keeps getting higher

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter
September 18, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Stillwater girls swim and dive team has broken the state record for most dual wins. This team is unstoppable, but winning isn't the only thing they are focused on. The girls swim and dive team have not lost a dual meet since 2003. They have a total of 127 consecutive wins and are still pushing...

Coach Elmer Luke honored with bench dedication

Coach Elmer Luke honored with bench dedication

Austin Dowdall, Social Media Editor
February 23, 2016
Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows

Elmer Luke was loved by the students he has coached over the years. He was very persistent with what he did, and showed up to swimming events almost every day. Both the girls and the boys swimming team came together after the heartbreaking death of their former coach, Elmer Luke, on Dec. 3, to ho...

Girls swim and dive team breaks dual meet record

Girls swim and dive team breaks dual meet record

Grace Donner, Photographer
October 4, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Screaming, cheering and the splashing of water; that is what it sounded like when the girls swim and dive team tied the record for most dual meets won in a row. The team has had a streak since 2003 and on Sept. 10 they reached a total of 124 dual meets won in a row. Which tied the previous record set by the current coach's father. The team typically competes in around 18 me...

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