ST. PETERS — Caleb Chrestman broke his own school record in one event and added to his medals collection while closing out his Ozark career with a pair of runner-up finishes at the Class 2 State Swimming Championship over the weekend.
Somewhat by design, Ozark’s Caleb Chrestman hasn’t matched this season his school-record times in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle that he set last season.
Nixa’s Abby Rock finished off a remarkable one-and-done season as a diver by placing 10th at the Class 2 State Swimming & Diving Championships in St. Peter over the weekend.
Ashley Mallonee packed a lifetime of memories into one night Friday. Actually, in a whirlwind of just a few hours the Ozark senior met her goal in the pool and received a crown on the court.
Try as he might, Matt Turnbull never could quite sell the many virtues of golf to his daughter, Ellie. It didn’t exactly help that Fremont Hills, one of the two golf courses the family frequented, has a swimming pool at its clubhouse.
Ozark’s Caleb Chrestman received a strong signal as a freshman two years that continuing to combine football and swimming into the fall sports season could hinder his future efforts in the pool.
Hardly content to rest on their laurels, all four members of Ozark’s 400 freestyle relay return feeling prepared to make another run at State.
Olivia Stoneman hadn’t made any secret during her senior year at Nixa and probably even earlier than that of her desire to swim at Missouri State. Thus, she was all smiles last week upon signing with the Lady Bears.
Olivia Stoneman earned her spot in the 50 freestyle at the Class 2 State Swimming Championships by not only posting a qualifying time, but an additional time set by Lady Eagles coach Pete Hill.
Nixa senior Olivia Stoneman closed her Lady Eagles career with her best finishes at the Class 2 State Swimming Championships in St. Peters. She finished third in the finals of the 100 butterfly and fifth in the 50 freestyle Friday.
Nixa's Olivia Stoneman will compete in two individual races and two relays while looking to add to her medals count at the Class 2 State Swimming Championships this weekend.
The combination of a new suit and the SWMO Championships being the biggest meet on Ozark’s regular-season schedule has Claire George optimistic she can add to her state-qualifying automatic cut times this weekend.
Olivia Stoneman has been able to break the monotony like never before of what at times can feel like a long winter of seemingly endless stroke after stoke.
Nixa’s Olivia Stoneman captured two individual first-places finishes and helped the Lady Eagles win two relays at the COC Girls Swimming Championships at Webb City on Thursday.
Olivia Stoneman fulfilled the promise Nixa coach Pete Hill had in her while turning in a strong leg in the 3 x 200 freestyle relay at Tuesday’s All Relays Meet.