Category Archives: Swimming

WRHS swimming bounces back

In 4 minutes and 17.3 seconds the Woodland girls’ swim team showed the promise and potential of this season and beyond. Head Coach Mike Magas had faith in three sophomores…

Local swimmer excels in state championship

In the pursuit of athletic excellence, hard work is always part of the equation. For 14-year-old Emma Gawronski of Beacon Falls, dedication and commitment to competitive swimming have paid off….

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Jurzynski retires from channel swimming

The intrinsic irony of long-distance, cold-water channel swimming is that the less body fat a swimmer has to insulate himself against the cold, the harder it becomes to endure, regardless…

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CLISE: Jurzynski to swim channel again

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Jurzynski-package.mp3″ text=”An Annual, Intrinsic Migration”] He’s at it again. Peter Jurzynski this summer will once more attempt to swim across the English Channel. The borough man, who turns 59…

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Hounds, Hawks wrap successful swim years

MIDDLETOWN — The Naugatuck and Woodland boys’ swim teams capped off incredible seasons with sixth-place finishes in their respective classes at last week’s state championship swim meets. Seven days after…

Naugy 200 free relay wins Class L title

MIDDLETOWN — Pomperaug High School has a lot going for it lately. Junior Katie Stevens is among the top 11 contestants on American Idol and, as expected, the school’s boys’…

Water main break postpones state swims

MIDDLETOWN — In a twist of irony, water postponed the state championship swim meets scheduled for Tuesday at Wesleyan University. A water main break forced the CIAC to push back…

Hounds capture 4th straight NVL title

WATERBURY — The result was never really in doubt, although Naugatuck head coach Jim McKee wasn’t counting on anything until his team had clinched the Naugatuck Valley League championship last…

Swim teams compete at NVL trials

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck swim team treated Tuesday’s Naugatuck Valley League swim trials as a final tune-up for what has been its goal all season—taking home a fourth straight league…

WRHS swimmers still target 3rd at NVLs

BEACON FALLS — It was the same old story for the Woodland boys’ swimming and diving team last Friday against Kennedy—relay races costing the Hawks a close meet. Once again,…