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OCCS takes group to Puerto Rico for spring break

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

With a week off school, Occoquan Swimming enjoyed a week of hard training and Caribbean sun during spring break this year.

Michael Phelps’s comeback meet ends before finals

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Michael Phelps swam the wrong stroke in his second event post-retirement. Don’t worry; it was on purpose.

Head of Maryland swim club arrested on child sex abuse charges

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Christopher Thomas Huott, 53, “engaged in sex acts” with a girl he was coaching, police say.

Phelps swims final event; Ledecky, Schmitt matchup; and more from Mesa on Day 2

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Friday morning’s heat sheets posted for the Day 2 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.

USA Swimming surpasses 400,000 members in 2012-2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

USA Swimming saw its largest single-year growth in athlete membership in 2012-2013. Potomac Valley surpasses 11,000 members in same year.

Missy Franklin wins AAU Sullivan Award; Katie Ledecky swims to world’s top time in 800 free; and more

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Our picks for the top links from around the swimming world this week: • Missy Franklin joins illustrious list of swimmers to win AAU Sullivan Award • Ledecky posts world-best time in 800 free • Matt Grevers, Missy Franklin say Mesa Arena Grand Prix is favorite • Arena Grand Prix Wrap-up: Ledecky’s big win • Kickstarter campaign to produce Missy [...]

D.C. area is proving to be one of swimming’s deepest talent pools

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Summer leagues provide foundation for a competitive structure that has produced Olympic medalists.

Katie Ledecky, finally back in the pool

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Olympic hero Katie Ledecky competes at Potomac Valley Swimming meet.

Jack Conger to star for the US at Junior Pan Pacs

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Jack Conger, Sarah Haase, and Andrew Seliskar to represent PVS at the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacs in Hawaii. Meet begins Thursday, Aug 22.

York's Clabeaux wins seven of seven in record time at the 2011 Winter Classic

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

A team atmosphere was evident at the 2011 Winter Classic as area teams urged on their friends against great competition at George Mason University’s Jim McKay Natatorium.

Records tumble at 2011 Tom Dolan Invitational, including five NAG records

Monday, December 12th, 2011

*Edited to include relay records, including two NAG record*
Jack Conger and Michael Andrew broke three National Age Group records between them at the 2011 Tom Dolan Invitational. Curl-Burke broke the boys 13-14 400 medley relay NAG record.

Preview: 2011 Winter Classic – Dec. 8-11

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The 2011 Winter Classic kicks off Thursday at 5 p.m., December 8, at George Mason University’s McKay Natatorium in Fairfax. The annual holiday meet, hosted by the Potomac Marlins, is in its ninth year and has become a competitive alternative to the Tom Dolan Invitational, also taking place this weekend.

2011 Winter Nationals: Day Three Wrap-up

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

2011 Winter Nationals: Day Three – Finals results Rachael Burnett (West Virginia University/Potomac Marlins) finished sixth in a timed finals of the women's 800 freestyle in a time of 8 minutes 47.44 seconds. Moving up one position, Jack Conger (RMSC) finished ninth in the “A” Final of the men's 200 backstroke (2:02.27). In the women's [...]

2011 Winter Nationals: Day Two Wrap-up

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Day Two prelims conclude at the 2011 Winter Nationals in Atlanta.

Swimmers give back at Turkey Claus meet

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

The holiday swim season begins this weekend with a great meet, helping a great cause. The sixth Turkey Claus Showdown, an official sponsor of the DC Area Toys for Tots Foundation, takes place Friday through Sunday at the Takoma Aquatic and Community Center.

Potomac Valley swimmers in action this weekend at Winter Nationals

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Swimmers from area swim clubs will be competing this weekend at the 2011 Winter National Championships. Former SNOW swimmer and University of Virginia graduate, Matt McLean is looking to defend his first place finish in the 400 free and improve upon his second place finish in the 200 free at the 2011 National Championships last August.

Curl-Burke's Katie Ledecky shines at National Age Group Team Challenge, shatters 33-year-old National Age Group Record

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Fourteen-year old Kate Ledecky of Curl-Burke, smashed two 13-14 National Age Group yards records at the 5th Annual National Age Group Team Challenge.

On signing day, no letters to sign for three Maryland high school swimmers

Friday, November 11th, 2011

On the eve of the early signing period for NCAA National Letters of Intent, three area high school swimmers — verbally committed to swim for the University of Maryland next year — were contacted by the school’s athletic department and told that Maryland would not be sending out letters to swimming recruits, and they should pursue offers from other institutions.

Welcome Back: Letter from the Editor

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Greetings RFTW readers! As the new editor of Reachforthewall.com, I’d like to give everyone a quick introduction to who I am and what we want to accomplish here at Reach as the high school swim season approaches.

Ledecky, Katis lead strong Curl-Burke showing at Junior Nationals

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Katie Ledecky won three events at the USA Swimming Junior National Championships this week, setting a meet record in the girls’ 1500 free, while Chuck Katis posted three top-five swims.

McLean, Conger impress at Nationals

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Two days after the FINA World Championships in Shanghai, USA Swimming’s elite convened in Palo Alto, CA, for the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships. Former All-Mets and local swimmers churned out a number of notable performances at Stanford University’s Avery Aquatics Center.

Age only a number for Ledecky and Conger

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Curl-Burke’s Katie Ledecky, 13, and RMSC’s Jack Conger, 15, each found more success against older competition at this weekend’s Potomac Valley Swimming Long Course Senior Championships.





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