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NCHSAA Announces Schedule Changes, Condensed Swimming Season

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Wednesday revealed its plan for a condensed 2020-21 athletic calendar in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, moving football to the spring and condenses the seasons for other sports. All contest dates are suspended through the rest of Augus...

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Big East Postpones Fall Season; Decision on Winter to Come

The Big East Conference announced Wednesday that it will postpone the 2020 fall sports season, but the conference deferred a decision on winter sports. The decision postpones fall sports – men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, volleyball and field hockey – from the fall, while t...

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Cody Miller Shows off New Training Setup with Backyard Endless Pool

American Olympian Cody Miller showed off his new backyard pool setup, featuring a personalized endless pool, in a video posted to YouTube Wednesday. Miller, rocking his Team USA flag cap, provides a tour of his new backyard, complete with new deck and patio area, before showing off the endless pool ...

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USA Swimming COVID-19 Relief Program Delivers $9M to Member Clubs

USA Swimming, the national governing body for the sport of swimming in the United States, concluded its COVID-19 Relief Program with a second round of funding to member clubs on August 11 in the amount of $1,524,253. Nearly twice the number of clubs applied for grants in the second round, with submi...

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High School Swimming Exempt from Delays in Louisiana, South Carolina

Announced changes in the calendar in Louisiana and South Carolina have not affected high school swimming, a fall sport in both states. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) sent out a memo Wednesday that moved the start of the football season back to a first contest date of Oct. 8. ...

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Minnesota High School Swim Season to Start On Time with Limitations

Minnesota high school swimming and other endurance sports will start on time this fall even as contact sports have had to be rescheduled due to COVID-19. The Minnesota State High School League’s board made the decision in a meeting Tuesday. It moves contact sports like football and volleyball to a n...

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Passages: Mimi Jones, Activist in Famous Swim-In Photo, 73

Mimi Jones, an activist who was appeared in an infamous 1964 photograph that played a key role in the Civil Rights Movement, died this week at age 73. As a teenager who grew up in Georgia, Jones took part in various demonstrations as part of the Civil Rights Movement, including the 1963 March on Was...

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Dartmouth Swimming Protests Program Cut with Goggle Demonstration

Members of the Dartmouth swimming and diving program orchestrated a demonstration at the college this week using hundreds of goggles to underscore its value to the community. The Dartmouth swimming team chose to illustrate its impact by placing 853 pairs of goggles on the campus green Wednesday morn...