View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Swimmers compete in Gainesville

POSTED: June 13, 2012 4:00 a.m.
For the Dawson Community News/

A Dawsonville Racer swimmer comes up for air during practice last week.

View Larger

 

The Dawsonville Racer swim team opened the season with a meet at Hunter’s Chase last Saturday.

Coach Stephanie Morgan said she is proud of the team’s effort and accomplishments. 

“Our team literally got their feet wet in their first meet of the season on Saturday. Everyone swam hard and brought home ribbons for their reward,” she said.

All swimmers that participated in the event went home with a ribbon.       

Swimmers on the team range from 3-years-old to 16.

“We want to expose swimmers to the competition experience and help them achieve their personal goals for the summer,” Morgan said.

Veteran swimmer Lauren Dare, who recently competed in the North Georgia Swim League Pentathlon, serves as the team’s training coach.

“Some swimmers want to compete on the state level in July and others want to swim a race without stopping,” she said. “We do swim training practice with progressive lanes to accommodate all the different levels of stroke abilities and correct issues before each swimmer moves to the next lane.”

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Burt signs to Bears
Hunter Burt's family and co...
Dawson boys’ basketball fal...
Jeremiah Crumley sets up on...
Lady Tigers slay the Lions
Kati Brady brings the ball ...
Duluth man proposes to Daws...
Kevin Wieting proposed to h...
‘I felt like I should take it’
Cindy Brookshire and Luke E...
Plane crashes in Dawson County
A single-engine plane crash...
KKK sign removed from Dahlo...
“I came out to stand with t...
Commissioners discuss in-ho...
Lynn Frey, the county’s new...
Callas signs with the Golde...
Kenzie Callas’ coaches and ...
 

Please wait ...