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Oct 8, 2014 - Awards Today
Awards left over from the Sunkist 2014 Short Course Classic and the Makos Fall Invitational will be given out at the end of practice TODAY. (5:15pm) Great swims Sharks!
Sep 22, 2014 - Awards from the Sunkist 2014 Short Course Classic @5:15pm
Awards from the Sunkist 2014 Short Course Classic will be given out at the end of practice TODAY. (5:15pm) Great swims Sharks!
Sep 18, 2014 - No Practice Friday, Sept. 19
Due to no coaches being on deck this Friday, Sept.19, practice will be canceled. Sorry for any inconveniences this may cause!
Sep 1, 2014 - Labor Day Holiday
Hope everyone is having a great Labor Day weekend!! We will not have swim today. See you back at the pool Tuesday night. :0)
Aug 25, 2014 - WELCOME
MSA would like to WELCOME our new and returning swimmers!! We are looking forward to a great swim year!! *Please remember to complete the online registration on our website www.meridianswim.com a...
Aug 18, 2014 - Fall Open House
MSA Open House begins TODAY at 3:30pm at the MCC Damon Fitness Center Pool! Bring your suit and a towel and come tryout. See you at the pool! :0)
Jun 23, 2014 - Ten Foods Swimmers Should be Eating
Ten Foods Swimmers Should be Eating By Jill Castle, MS, RDN The mystery behind what to eat is never-ending, partly because miracle foods are constantly surfacing while other foods fall from grace. W...
Jun 9, 2014 - State Games Picture tonight at practice
Please send your swimmer with their awards and MS State games tshirt to practice tonight, June 9th, for a group picture. Thanks!
Jun 3, 2014 - Chocolate Milk for Recovery
New Research on Chocolate Milk as Recovery Routine According to new research, grabbing chocolate milk after a hard swim could give swimmers a performance edge. Researchers at Indiana University fo...
May 27, 2014 - Summer Swim Begins Open House
MSA OPEN HOUSE Begins TODAY: May 27 & 28, 2014 during MSA practice hours. Bring a friend to practice! Practice hours: MWF, 3:30-5:30pm; TuTh, 6:30-8:30pm. See you at the pool!
May 20, 2014 - SUMMER SWIM
Apr 28, 2014 - Due to the bad weather, MSA will not have practice tonight.
Due to the bad weather, MSA will not have practice tonight. I would hate for our MSA families to be out in the weather that they are predicting. Keep safe. Stay tuned to our Facebook page and email fo...
Apr 24, 2014 - Michael Phelps returns to the pool today
2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa The fourth stop on the Arena Grand Prix Series takes place in Arizona. The Arena Grand Prix at Mesa will be held April 24-26 in Mesa, Ariz. at the Skyline Aquatic Cen...
Apr 1, 2014 - Showin' Some Love
We would like to 'show some love' to EVERYONE who participated and helped with our swim meet this past weekend. Great swims + fun times = An Awesome Meet. THANK YOU! Meet awards will be given out t...
Mar 20, 2014 - Good Luck Marina In the ESSZ Age Group Championships
Good Luck and Safe Travels to Marina Olmstead and her family as they head to the 2014 Eastern Section Southern Zone Age Group Championships this weekend!! Swim Strong! Swim Fast! GO MSA SHARK!
Mar 19, 2014 - MSA Spring Invitational Meet is March 28-30th!!
Our upcoming MSA Spring Invitational Meet on March 28-30 th . That?s only 9 days away!!! If you have not already signed your swimmer up for the meet, please do so today under ?Team Events?. The d...
Mar 17, 2014 - Former MSA Swimmer sings the National Anthem
Congratulations to former MSA swimmer Cheryl LuQuire on singing the the National Anthem at Bristol Motor Speedway!
Mar 10, 2014 - No Swim this week. March 10-14
No Swim this week. See you back at the pool March 17th.
Feb 21, 2014 - Spring Meet Kick Off
Come join us as we get ready to kick off our spring meet! There will be a quick Swim Meet 101 Basics presentation, a testimony by one of our veteran swimmers, and a poolside ?race? for all swimmers t...
Feb 17, 2014 - MSA Raising Funds with Raising Cane's
Feb 4, 2014 - No Swim Tonight
The Damon Fitness Center is being evacuated due to an issue with one of the nearby electrical boxes. There will be NO PRACTICE TONIGHT. See you tomorrow if everything is back up and running. I will em...
Jan 15, 2014 - Breaststroke and Butterfly Separated Hands Interpretation
January 15, 2014 Re: Breaststroke and Butterfly Separated Hands Interpretation The FINA Technical Committee met in Bangkok, Thailand on December 6-7, 2013. At the meeting there was a discussio...
Jan 3, 2014 - Spring Registration
Dec 16, 2013 - Team Christmas Dinner TONIGHT
Please join us TONIGHT for our Team Christmas Dinner at El Norte on North Hills from 5:30-7:30pm. Sunkist Meet awards will be given out at the dinner. Our Teamwork for Christmas collection jar will be...
Dec 5, 2013 - December Reminders
Reminders: *Registration Deadline for Sunkist Sprint to Christmas Dec.13-15 is TODAY! Please login to www.meridianswim.com to let us know if you are going. *Please let Erica know (by email) if yo...
Dec 4, 2013 - MSA Teamwork for Christmas Giving
Hello MSA, As we welcome in the holidays, our team will be collecting funds this Christmas to help a friend in need. The board has been made aware of an individual (MCC student) with tangible ties ...
Dec 3, 2013 - Thoughts and Prayers For Tupelo Head Coach
We would like to send our heart felt thoughts and prayers to the Tupelo Shockwave head coach and his family. Lucas and Kristy Smith's daughter, Emma Kate, had to be air lifted to Le Bonheur due to unc...
Oct 21, 2013 - Alabama Swim Camp
Every Summer, some of our swimmers attend the swim camp at the University of Alabama. This is something that is extra, and not mandatory. I just wanted to send this out incase anyone is interested. ...
Oct 21, 2013 - Plagued by Muscle Cramps
Plagued by Muscle Cramps? 10/15/2013 By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Josh was a devoted swimmer and never missed a practice, morning or night. But he was having problems with muscle cramps. His calf m...
Oct 17, 2013 - Dolphin Kicks in Races
Dolphin Kicks in Races 10/7/2013 By Russell Mark//High Performance Consultant Dolphin kicking has transformed from a fad of the 90s to a skill that is essential to success in today?s racing. It?...
Oct 10, 2013 - Technical Rules Adopted
CHANGES TO TECHNICAL RULES ADOPTED BY RULES & REGULATIONS COMMITTEE TO CONFORM TO FINA CHANGES 101.4 BACKSTROKE Effective September 23, 2013 .2 Stroke ? The swimmer shall push off on his ba...
Oct 10, 2013 - Breaststroke and Butterfly Hands
Re: Breaststroke and Butterfly Separated Hands Interpretation At its Congress in 2013, FINA adopted rules changes requiring the swimmer's hands be separated at turns and the finish touc...
Oct 10, 2013 - Fueling Your Athletes
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Oct 10, 2013 - How to Become a Winning Parent
How To Become a Winning Parent By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Competitive Advantage If you want your child to come out of his youth sports experience a winner, (feeling good about himself and having a healthy ...
Oct 10, 2013 - 8 Ways to Be A Happier Swimmer
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Oct 7, 2013 - Order for MSA Silicone Swim Caps
We will be placing an order for silicone swim caps this month and I wanted to get a list of people that would be interested in ordering one. Please let me know by October 16th . Silicone caps are mor...
Oct 4, 2013 - Practice Schedule for Oct. 7 - Oct.11
No MSA swim practice on Monday, Oct. 7 due to MCC's Fall Break. No practice on Friday, Oct 11 due to the HBT Halloween Happening. We will have practice on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 4-6pm. The time chang...
Sep 24, 2013 - MSA Fall Invitational
MSA Fall Invitational (Sep 27 ~ 29, 2013) swim meet is THIS Weekend! Come and see the MSA Sharks take on other swimmers from around the state at MCC's Damon Fitness Center Natatorium. Parents- we are ...
Sep 18, 2013 - Congratulations Former MSA Coach
Congratulations to former MSA Head Coach Catherine Vogt. She recently earned the Glen S. Hummer Award at the National Swimming Convention. This award is given to the open water coach of the year. S...
Sep 12, 2013 - No Swim Tomorrow 9/13/13
No swim practice TOMORROW, Friday, September 13 due to Coaches being at the swim meet in Jackson. See you at the meet or back at the pool on Monday!
Sep 4, 2013 - Our Swim Team Tshirt for the 2014 Swim Year (2013-2014)
MSA Family, This will be our team tshirt for the 2014 swim year (2013-2014). It will be navy blue with white lettering. All of our swimmers will receive one with the sizes given on the online regist...
Sep 1, 2013 - Happy Labor Day!
Hope everyone has a Happy Labor Day! No swim practice on Monday. See you back at the pool on Tuesday, September 3.
Aug 29, 2013 - Congratulations to Rhet Hailey, Megan Heggie and Coach Sam!!
Congratulations to Rhet Hailey, Megan Heggie and Coach Sam!! MS Swimming had their top 5 banquet in Jackson. Rhet had some of the fastest times (13-14 age group) this past season in multiple events. M...
Aug 26, 2013 - Welcome
We are Very Happy to Welcome our New and Returning SHARKS to MSA for Fall Swim! Don't forget to remind your swimmer to sign in and out at the front desk and to wear clothing and shoes in the lobby. MS...
Aug 1, 2013 - MSA Annual Awards Banquet
Meridian Swim Association held its annual Awards Banquet on Monday, July 29, 2013 at Highland Baptist Church in Meridian. An affiliate of USA Swimming, MSA presents its athletes with awards, recogniz...
Jul 23, 2013 - Mississippi Swimming, Fall Schedule 2013
Getting excited about Short Course Season?! Check out the Fall 2013 event schedule posted on Mississippi Swimming. Visit their website for updates.
Jul 15, 2013 - Meridian Swim Association Awards Banquet
PLEASE RSVP To Erica Heggie by Thursday, July 18, 2013 MSA will be serving Popeyes Fried Chicken with Sides.
Jun 27, 2013 - Hot Dog Cookout!
Hello to all our MSA families! To celebrate the upcoming 4th of July holiday, we have decided that Monday, July 1st we will grill some hotdogs! We will have hotdogs and chips provided but are asking ...
Jun 11, 2013 - No Practice Friday, June 14th
Hi Everyone, Due to both of the coaches being out of town there will be no practice Friday, June 14th. We resume practice on Monday, June 17th. Enjoy the extended weekend! Again, congratulations to ...
Mar 25, 2013 - MSA's Swim Into Spring Invitational
Meridian Swim Association's Swim Into Spring Invitational was hosted by MSA (Meridian Swim Association) this past weekend, March 22-24, 2013, held at the Damon Fitness Center at Meridian Community Col...
Mar 12, 2013 - Spring Break March 11-15
The pool will be closed this week (March 11-15) due to Spring Break. See ya back at the pool on Monday, March 18. Have a Great Spring Break :0)
Mar 12, 2013 - Congrats Rhet H. for Competing in the ESSZ Sectionals
Great Job Rhet!!!
Feb 19, 2013 - Practice Schedule Change For Feb.19-Feb.22
Practice Schedule changes for this WEEK (Feb.19- Feb.22) due to the State Meet: Tuesday - 6:30-8:15PM Wednesday - 3:30-5:30PM THURSDAY - 6:30-7:30PM FRIDAY - No Practice due to state meet
Feb 18, 2013 - Congratulations to Coach Clayton
Congratulations to Coach Clayton on tying the Delta State University 200 yd breaststroke record. He swam the event in 2:05.36. MSA is very proud of him!
Jan 14, 2013 - Open House and Registration
MSA Spring Semester 2013 OPEN HOUSE and REGISTRATION Come join us during MSA practice hours and tryout for the swim team! Please spread the word!
Jan 2, 2013 - Happy New Year
Happy New Year Hope eveyone had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Did you miss swim? We did! Remember Tuesday,Jan. 2, THROUGH Friday, Jan. 4, (THIS WEEK ONLY) swim practice will be at 3:30-5:...
Dec 17, 2012 - Christmas Donation and Party
In the spirit of giving this Christmas season, we thought it would be a nice gestor for MSA to donate to a local place. We were hoping that each family would be able to donate $1-$5 to give to Love'...
Oct 29, 2012 - Halloween Fun Part 1 and 2
Halloween Fun Part 1 During Tuesday's dryland at 5:45 PM we will be playing Frisbee in honor of Halloween ! Please wear tennis shoes, warm clothes and meet us at the soccer field. The winning team w...
Sep 12, 2012 - Sign up for Deck Pass
Have you received your USA Swimming card? If so, you can sign up for Deck Pass. Most of our new swimmers should be on file with USA Swimming. I encourage you to sign up today! Deck Pass is a great...
Sep 11, 2012 - MSA's Team Unify goes LIVE!
Welcome to MSA's new web page! We look forward to implementing the features of Team Unify during the 2013 swim year. Team Unify is a centralized, web-based program designed specifically for swimmin...