Stories tagged: swimming
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018
Robin Davis was about jump into the English Channel and begin the first of six one-hour legs of a relay swim from Dover, England, to France. It was just after …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 7:32 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s game week for the local college football teams. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Heck, it is even raining in Spokane this …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Daniel Roy of Spokane was a major contributor as the United States swam away with the team title at the Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships that wound up Sunday in …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Kathleen Baker set a world record in winning the 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. national championships.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
The longtime coach of retired Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps has acknowledged and apologized for inappropriate text messages that were sent from his cell phone to former Olympic swimmer Caroline …
Wed., July 25, 2018, 5 p.m.
That water you’re diving into might not be as clean as you think. A federal report found nearly 500 waterborne illness outbreaks from 2000 through 2014 traced to treated recreational …
Mon., July 23, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
The longtime U.S. swimming star has been banned from competition until July 2019, which means the 12-time Olympic medalist cannot compete as planned in the national championships that start this …
Thu., July 19, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Washington State has hired former Indiana State coach Matt Leach as head women’s swimming coach, Director of Athletics Patrick Chun announced Thursday.
Tue., July 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
All six Spokane city pools have increased patronage this year thanks to the city’s free SplashPass program and rising temperatures.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 10:55 p.m.
Authorities say five children were pulled from the water near Seattle’s Discovery Park and taken to a hospital.
Sun., June 24, 2018
Spokane area parks with aquatic facilities are offering several amenities this summer. The Spokane County Parks, Recreation and Golf Department, in partnership with the Spokane Federal Credit Union, the Spokane …
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Washington State University Director of Athletics Patrick Chun announced Friday that the university and seven-year swimming coach Tom Jager have mutually agreed to part ways.
Mon., June 11, 2018
Entry to Spokane’s six publicly owned pools will be free for everyone this summer, but will require registration and acceptance of pool rules. The Spokane Parks Foundation has partnered with …
Fri., June 8, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Eager swimmers will be able to sign up Saturday at the city’s six municipally owned pools for free entry this summer, the first time everyone can get in without paying …
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport’s national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.
Thu., May 17, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep senior Daniel Roy broke his own National Age Group record in the 200-meter breaststroke on Thursday at the TYP Pro Swim Series event in Indianapolis.
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
Diana Nyad favors certain words – tenacity, persistence, epic, champion – in telling her story. All seem appropriate for the first person to swim from Cuba to Key West without …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
The University of Idaho has at least a one-year reprieve to deal with a projected deficit of approximately $1 million in athletics funding.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
An athletics department budget shortfall of about $1 million the University of Idaho has been able to stave off four years with budget reserves has come to a point where …
Thu., March 22, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
Washington State’s Aofie Martin, Brock Eager and Zak Kindl had winning performances Thursday during the first day of the 13th Sam Adams Classic track and field meet at Whitworth.
Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Lucas Denney’s two-out, two-run double to left field capped a three-run seventh inning Wednesday, allowing Seattle University to rally for a 6-4 nonconference baseball win over Gonzaga at Bannerwood Park …
Fri., March 9, 2018
For the first time in more than three decades, visitors to Spokane’s swimming pools won’t need to pay to get in the gates. The Spokane Park Board approved the elimination …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Spokane Park Board is scheduled to vote Thursday on a resolution that would eliminate entry fees at six city-owned pools this summer. Park officials said gate admissions were only …
Tue., March 6, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Washington State senior Alivia Brown finished with a 2-under-par 70 on Tuesday to finish tied for sixth place at the Meadow Club Women’s Collegiate in Fairfax, California.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Junior Joe DeMers threw the first perfect game in Washington Huskies baseball history Saturday during an 8-0 win over UC Riverside in the first game of a nonconference doubleheader at …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Kristine Anigwe tied her season high with 30 points and California beat Washington State 67-54 in Pac-12 women’s basketball on Friday night in Pullman.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Delaney Hodgins scored 30 points and surpassed 2,000 for her career Thursday to power Eastern Washington to a 77-68 win over visiting Weber State in Big Sky Conference women’s basketball.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
A U.S. Olympic champion swimmer has accused a team coach of sexually abusing her starting when she was 16, the latest misconduct allegations against those charged with caring for young …
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Mikayla Ferenz became the first Idaho women’s basketball player to record a triple-double since 1984 on Saturday during a 78-64 win over North Dakota in Big Sky Conference play in …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Katie Ledecky got her start in swimming because she just wanted to make friends. Her brother was eager to join a team at a pool near their house and as …