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Great action shots by Art O’Neill
The 60th annual Klaus Barth Rock n’ Roll Invitational swim meet was another big success this year, with a venue change. The meet had always been held at the Belmont Plaza Pool and was a longtime favorite of students and fans alike. Since the demolition of the Belmont, the event has struggled to overcome complaints […]
Congratulations to all of our winners and thanks as always to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. Hank Rivers, Wilson Swimming Wilson freshman Hank Rivers arrived on campus this year with a sizable reputation and has delivered on it already. Rivers was named the Boys’ Swimmer of the Meet at last weekend’s Klaus Barth Invitational […]
Great action shots by Stephen Dachman from the Klaus Barth Invitational swimming meet.
The state’s longest league championship streak will be on the line again this year, as Wilson tries to win a 47th consecutive Moore League title. The Bruins are led once again by a coach steeped in the tradition of the school’s storied aquatics program, Eric Berg. “We were lucky that the top seniors that graduated […]
The Long Beach Poly girls’ swim team is trying to make history this year as they try to win a fourth consecutive Moore League championship. If they succeed, they’d be the first school other than Wilson to four-peat in the Moore League. Longtime coach Kalani Caldwell said there’s advantages and disadvantages to being the hunted, […]
A Long Beach water polo legend passed away last week as Bob Horn passed away at 87 after a long illness. Horn was known most for his legendary career as a men’s swimming and water polo coach at UCLA, but he was a two-time All-American player at Long Beach State in 1957 and 58. Horn […]