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Omaha Marian names new swimming coach
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Omaha Marian names new swimming coach
Pat DiBiase has been tapped to be the new head coach for the Omaha Marian swimming and diving team.
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Beideck: Some fans’ behavior not championship caliber
Beideck: Some fans’ behavior not championship caliber
After reflecting Sunday on the behavior by some spectators at the Friday afternoon and Saturday sessions of the state swimming championships, I still have trouble believing what happened actually happened.
Swimming
Additions to all-time Top 10 show strength of season
Additions to all-time Top 10 show strength of season
Here’s the most telling way to say that the 2013-14 swimming and diving season was one of the best in state history — there were 40 performances that made The World-Herald’s all-time Top 10 lists.
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2014 State Swimming Gallery of Champions
2014 State Swimming Gallery of Champions
The tournament is over and Nebraska's top swimmers have been crowned.
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Junior Jays extend title streak to eight
Junior Jays extend title streak to eight
Omaha Creighton Prep bounced back strong Saturday from a shaky start and won its eighth consecutive boys state swimming and diving team championship.
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Southwest girls swam 'lights out' in finals
Southwest girls swam 'lights out' in finals
Before he headed to the medal stand the last two times, before he jumped into the Devaney Center pool Saturday to celebrate a state title with his girls team, Lincoln Southwest swimming coach Bob Calegan's eyes were already wet.
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Columbus senior, Westside sophomore gain more gold
Columbus senior, Westside sophomore gain more gold
A pair of new events didn’t stop Elizabeth Amato-Hanner or Laura Miksch from achieving more golden results at Saturday’s state swimming finals.
Swimming
Molacek’s final state record tally a great eight
Molacek’s final state record tally a great eight
In 13 months, Jacob Molacek left a legacy like no other swimmer in state history: six individual state records and a member of two state-record relay teams.
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Live updates: Nebraska state swimming and diving
Live updates: Nebraska state swimming and diving
Get live updates from the second day of the Nebraska high school state swimming and diving meet Friday at the Devaney Center.
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Novinski win tops strong meet for G.I.
Novinski win tops strong meet for G.I.
Matthew Novinski provided Scott Usher with some company. Prior to Saturday, Usher stood as the lone Grand Island Senior High boy to ever win an event at the state swimming championships.
Swimming
Norfolk High swim season ends on positive note
The Norfolk High swimming program topped off its successful season with a number of positives at the three-day Nebraska State Swimming and Diving Championships at the Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln.
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Molacek sets national record as Prep dominates
Molacek sets national record as Prep dominates
History and hysteria all were a part of Friday's fun at the 77th boys state swimming championships. The history was the first national record ever set by a Nebraska swimmer.
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Howorth follows up sister's golden performance with her own
Howorth follows up sister's golden performance with her own
Anna and Elizabeth Howorth have found another way to remain inseparable. After Anna's gold medal performance at Thursday's state 1-meter diving championships, the sisters now own the two best scores in state history.
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Northeast's Austin Alexander rolls to boys diving title
Northeast's Austin Alexander rolls to boys diving title
This time Austin Alexander didn’t want to wait until the last dive to see how things would turn out.
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Molacek has set new standard for swimmers during short time with Creighton Prep
Molacek has set new standard for swimmers during short time with Creighton Prep
Creighton Prep's Jacob Molacek owns the fastest time in state history in the 200-yard individual medley, the 50, 100 and 200 freestyles, the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke in just two seasons of high school swimming.
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Scoring change may put premium on team depth
Scoring change may put premium on team depth
While Creighton Prep is the clear boys favorite, several girls teams could challenge Lincoln Southwest.
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Ralston/Gross' Weber aiming for another title
Ralston/Gross' Weber aiming for another title
If there's additional pressure on Joey Weber entering the state high school diving championships, Dave Contreras says he doesn't see it.
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Novinski family feels right at home in Devaney waters
Novinski family feels right at home in Devaney waters
Pardon Daniel and Carole Novinski if they smile more than most spectators who will attend the state high school swimming championships this weekend in Lincoln.
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Mollak’s versatility shown in backstroke
Anyone who told Michael Mollak a year ago he would be swimming the 100-yard backstroke at the 2014 state high school championships would have received a dismissive response.
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Strong focus helps boost Burke’s Posthuma
Strong focus helps boost Burke’s Posthuma
Every time Dana Posthuma ascends the blocks for a race, all distractions disappear. Doesn’t matter who’s in the lane next to her, what times anyone else has posted or how others think she should perform. There’s only one thing the Omaha Burke junior can control — where and how she channels her energy.
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