Olympic Swimmer Prays Hail Mary Before Race

Before every race, swimmer Katie Ledecky offers a prayer. “The Hail Mary is a beautiful prayer and I find that it calms me,” she told the Catholic Standard in an email interview.

Swim Strong Event Teaches Water Safety

While all sports aid in the development of the body, mind and soul, swimming is the only sport that can directly save lives. In honor of National Water Safety Awareness Month, the local Swim Strong Foundation hosted its fourth annual Water Safety Awareness Day.

Archbishop Molloy girls' varsity swim team (Photo courtesy Archbishop Molloy H.S.)

Swim Titles for Molloy’s Boys and Girls

The Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, boys and girls varsity swimming teams capped off another successful year in the pool, with each team taking home championship titles.

St. Saviour Swimmer Is League MVP

Congratulations to St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, senior Briana Vega for taking home M.V.P. honors for the 2014-2015 GCHSAA varsity swim season.

CYO Swim Champs Crowned

CYO held its annual boys swimming championships Jan. 10 at the Eisenhower Park Aquatic Center.

CYO Girls Take to the Pool for Season Championships

The Nassau County Aquatic Center at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, L.I., was the site of this year’s Catholic Youth Organization girls swimming championships on Saturday March, 29. Here are the results of the meet: A Division: 1st Place      St. Sebastian                        384 Points […]

St. Saviour Student Competes at NYS YMCA Swimming Championships

From March 14-16, St. Saviour H.S. sophomore Mariah Jenkins competed in the NYS YMCA Swimming Championships at Ithaca College. Mariah has been swimming competitively since the age of eight. For the past five years she has been training at the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA, and in each of those years she has qualified to compete at the […]

Fontbonne Swimmer Competes in Junior Olympics

              Fontbonne Hall Academy, Bay Ridge, junior swimmer Mary Jane Anderson qualified for the Junior Olympics held March 14-16 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, L.I. She swam the 100-meter backstroke and the 200-meter backstroke.