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Ciana Fragnito takes hold of All-State title

Ciana Fragnito takes hold of All-State title

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter

January 4, 2017


Filed under Locker Room

Junior Ciana Fragnito grabs the all-state honorable mention on Nov. 18 for the Stillwater girls Varsity Swim and Dive. She finished 8th at the class AA meet, earning the all-state award. Fragnito has been swimming her whole life starting out competitively in 4th grade and starting high school i...

Girls swim their way to another great season

Girls swim their way to another great season

Jake Caywood, In Studio Camera Editor

November 13, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The girls swim and dive team has reigned supreme for the past 13 years and this year was no different. The girls went 8-0 in SEC and 9-0 on the season and look to continue their dominance at the section meets on Nov. 10-12. The girls won their 14th straight conference title and completed anot...

Classon shows off skills for swim team

Classon shows off skills for swim team

Ryan Shepherd, Graphic Cartoonist

November 5, 2016


Filed under Locker Room

Peyton Classon first year swimming making huge impacts Sophomore Peyton Classon is a member of the swim and dive team. This is her first year diving and she is already one of the best divers on the team. The swim and dive team has been one of the best teams in state winning more than 130 straight...

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...

Luke continues coaching after 40 years

Abby Kunze, Copy Editor

September 25, 2014


Filed under People

Day after day of writing numbers and the occasional word on a chalkboard doesn't bore him. Day after day of listening to arms slap the water and feet stir up waves doesn't get old. Boys and girls Swim and Dive head coach, Brian Luke, has done this for 40 years. In that time, he has coached both teams...

Girls swim and dive nearing its final showdown

Katelyn Weisbrod

November 26, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Home, Sports

Weeks, months and years of harsh and intense training come down to one 100th of a second. One less breath or a couple more kicks can be the difference between a state champion and the runner-up. A poor entry with a little too much splash can cost points that are vital to the team. These are the thin...

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