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Aug 24, 2015 - Weekly Update
Hope everyone had a great start for the new school year!! I want to welcome all of our new and returning swimmers and parents to the team! We are very excited about the next year! I will send out week...
Jul 28, 2015 - 2015 Summer Season Long On Records
2015 Summer Season Long on Records by Roger Kuhlman It is safe to say that the LJAC 2015 long course season has been the most successful in the club?s history. For starters, forty-nine new team rec...
Mar 8, 2015 - Momentum Continues at Short Champs II in Katy
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club After saying goodbye to some TAAF summer swimmers, the Hurricanes got back to the pool as the 2015 short course season continued. Seventeen LJAC swimmers...
Dec 14, 2014 - LJAC Sends Collection of Odd Swimmers to Gulf Age Group Champs
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club Just like last year, LJAC qualified seven swimmers for Gulf Champs, held Dec. 12-14 at the Student Recreation Center Natatorium in College Station. Im...
Dec 13, 2014 - LJAC Youth Shine at 8U Gulf Champs
The Hurricanes' Lane One swimmers stormed the 8U Gulf Champs on Dec. 13, 2014. The meet was hosted by Texas Terrapins Swim Team and held at W.W. Emmons Natatorium in Spring Woods. Of the 233 swimmer...
Dec 7, 2014 - Top Finishes in Relay and Individual Events at Fall Champs
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club When Ian Crocker hosted a swim clinic in Lake Jackson earlier this year, he shared one thought on what differentiates the sport of swimming: It?s an i...
Sep 13, 2014 - Ian Crocker Dives in to Breakout Swim Clinic
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club Butterfly champion Ian Crocker jumped in the pool when Brendan Hansen finished the breaststroke leg of the 400 meter medley relay in the 2004 Olympics...
Jul 27, 2014 - Seven Medals for LJAC at Long Course Gulf Champs
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club The LJAC Hurricanes had two busy weekends of swimming, participating in the B and Under meet on July 12-13, hosted by North Channel Aquatics (B and Unde...
Apr 6, 2014 - Hurricanes Dominate at Ambush Invitational
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club According to Henry David Thoreau, "What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." One LJAC swimm...
Mar 5, 2014 - Olympian
By Riley Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club I was in the bleachers of the rec center with my best friends. I listened intently as Josh Davis (two-time gold medalist) talked to us about his life...
Feb 23, 2014 - Fantastic Performances at 9-14U Spring Champs
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club Fifteen swimmers represented LJAC at the 9-14 Short Course 2014 Spring Champs hosted by Lone Star Swim Team on Feb. 21-23 at W.W. Emmons Natatorium (Sp...
Feb 15, 2014 - Junior Fab Five Excel at 8U Spring Champs
The Hurricanes sent five swimmers to the 8U Short Course 2014 Spring Champs hosted by Sharks Swim Team and TYR on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Friendswood ISD Natatorium. The team was led by now-veteran eigh...
Jan 19, 2014 - Gold Rush in Frisco
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club LJAC sent 25 swimmers to the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Winter Games of Texas on Jan. 18-19 held at Frisco ISD Natatorium. ...
Dec 15, 2013 - Growing Representation at Gulf Champs
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club Up from two qualifiers last year, LJAC qualified seven swimmers for the Gulf Invitational Championships this year in 22 events. The contest was hosted b...
Dec 15, 2013 - Young 'Canes Toil for a Solid Performance in Galena
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club One of the marks of a great team is the ability to win even when not having their best day. At the 8 and Under Champs meet in Galena Park ISD Natatori...
Dec 7, 2013 - Birthday Boy Wins Big at Fall Champs 2013
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club It was a cold 33 degrees in Charleston, West Virginia on Dec. 7, 2013, but inside was a sultry 98.6. After a tremendous amount of encouragement from...
Nov 17, 2013 - Solid Numbers at Friendswood Gulf Open
Oct 27, 2013 - Spirited Effort at Halloween Meet in Woodlands
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club According to legend, spirits and ghosts frightened fishermen away from a lake near the village of Neuhoff by the Elbe River in Germany until about 1300...
Oct 13, 2013 - LJAC Splashes to Seventeen Records
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club Fortunately for all of us, water covers 71% of Earth's surface. It is essential to all known forms of life. It forms waves, it flows in rivers, and s...
May 19, 2013 - LJAC Storms Pearland
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club Lake Jackson Aquatic Club sent 13 swimmers to Pearland to compete in the May 17-19 Gulf Swimming Open Invitational. The competition was held in an Olymp...
Mar 10, 2013 - Swimming Fast, Thinking Big
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club The black painted lines down the center of the lanes of every lap pool go hardly noticed, but they provide the visual cues needed to keep swimmers li...
Mar 3, 2013 - Something Brewing
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club ?Y?all got something brewing down there in Lake Jackson.? That?s what a Lake Jackson Aquatic Club (LJAC) parent heard while waiting to enter a recent sw...
Dec 9, 2012 - 2012 Age Group Champs
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club Lake Jackson Aquatic Club (LJAC) sent three swimmers to the 2012 Gulf Age Group Champs at Don Cook Natatorium in Pearland on Dec. 7 ? 9. This competiti...
Dec 2, 2012 - LJAC Wins Honors in Fall Champs
By Roger Kuhlman of Lake Jackson Aquatic Club They stayed in the water after they finished the race. But unlike Michaels Phelps sharing celebratory bro hugs with fellow Olympians, these swimmers wer...