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Sunkist swimmers were rising and shining all weekend at Short Course State in Biloxi. Projected to finish in 4th place, Sunkist rallied up the board to finish in 3rd. Makos and BEST were battled all meet and when the waves settled Makos came out on top by a slim margin to take the victory over BEST. Big WHOOSH to Sunkist high point winners Lily Sammons, John Michael Oliphant, Mallory Dickey, Scout Russell, Kham Glass and Jack Smithson! RESULTS TEAM RECORDS Lily Sammons (500 free) John Michael Oliphant (100 back) STATE...

Sunkist swimmers were honored at the Mississippi Swimming Top 5 Banquet held November 4th at the Hilton Jackson. The annual LSC awards banquet honors swimmers across the state for their achievements of the year. Attendees of this year's banquet were treated to an inspirational speech by Olympic legend Rebecca Soni. Sunkist topped the night with most the Top 5 swimmers and 2 swimmers taking home Most Outstanding Swimmer awards for their age groups. Congrats to all our Sunkist award winners! Sunkist USA Swimming Scholastic All America Kham Glass Athlete Rep...

Sunkist wins MSA Trick of Treat Invitational! Sunkist swimmers feasted all weekend on ghoulish swims and enjoyed a fun, festive Halloween contest on Saturday. Big BOOYAH to 11&under Best Costume winner Brylee Wall! Congrats to our high point winners Jett Ngo, Brylee Wall, Gia Ngo, Anna Kate Bertolet, Ella Crawford and Caroline Thomas! Super CONGRATS to Anna Kate Bertolet breaking the 11-12 girls SCM state record in the 1500 free! RESULTS

Sunkist finishes in 2nd place at Makos meet! Solid finish with most of our high school seniors sitting out to rest for their upcoming North/South championship meets. Super congrats to our high point winners Jett Ngo, Brylee Wall, Lily Sammons and Anna Kate Bertolet! RESULTS

Mississippi Swimming has announced the Top 5 swimmers for 2017 and for the third year in a row Sunkist tops the LSC with 58 Top 5 swimmers. Mississippi Swimming honors the final top 5 ranked swimmers in the recognized individual events for each age group in SCY, LCM and SCM as officially verified and provided by USA Swimming's SWIMS database. Top 5 swimmers will be recognized at the annual LSC awards banquet to be held at the Hilton Jackson on November 4 ( see event page for ticket info). Congrats...

Sunkist celebrated another spectacular year at our annual awards banquet at Table 100. Congrats to all winners and big THANKS to all our coaches, parents & swimmers for supporting our program! Team Captains: Caroline Thomas & Conner Shearer Junior Captains: Bella Ward Lorence & Staten Rector 2017 Award Winners: Kenneth A. Brown Award – Shawn Oliphant Team Spirit Award – Caroline Thomas Rookie of the Year – Ella Crawford Most Improved Swimmer – Molly Albritton Swimmer of the Year Awards: 8&under – Brylee Wall 9-10 – Kade Martin 11-12 –...

Sunkist kicked off the new year with their first meet at their home pool. Lots of new best times and first meet swims for new swimmers at Sunkist Short Course Classic! RESULTS Congrats to all high point winners: KK Ramirez - 6&under girls - Sunkist Jett Ngo - 6&under boys - Makos Brylee Wall - 8&under girls - Sunkist Asher Reynolds - 8&under boys - Makos Lily Sammons - 9-10 girls - Sunkist Enzo Solitario - 9-10 boys - Nu Wave Anna Kate Bertolet - 11-12 girls - Sunkist Jack...

Sunkist finishes 3rd at Long Course State in Tupelo after hard fought battle. Congrats to Makos and Biloxi placing 1st and 2nd, and props to SWAT for putting a good fight as well to finish 4th. Sunkist swimmers swam their hearts out all meet, breaking 2 state records and 7 team records. WHOOSH to Sunkist high point winners Lily Sammons, John Michael Oliphant, Mallory Dickey, Jessica Blanchard and Jack Smithson! RESULTS STATE CHAMPIONS Mallory Dickey (200 back, 400 IM, 200 IM, 200 breast, 800 free, 100 back, 400 free) Lily...

Sunkist wins Marketing Club of the Year at #SwimBiz for the third year in a row! IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Seven Swim Clubs Earn Marketing Award Honors at USA Swimming #SwimBiz Conference COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – At USA Swimming’s annual #SwimBiz conference, TAC Titans, Buffalo City Swim Racers, Rockford Marlins, Marietta Marlins, Crawfish Swim Club, King Marlin Swim Club, and Sunkist Swim Team were each honored for their outstanding marketing efforts, social media and sponsorship in six different categories. The conference had a record number of entries this...

#SWIMBIZ SPOTLIGHT: SUNKIST CONNECTS, COMMUNICATES VIA SOCIAL MEDIA #SwimBiz Spotlight shares leading practices from clubs to promote themselves – through social media, sponsorship, communications and marketing. Please join us for the 3rd Annual #SwimBiz Conference on April 9-11 to learn from industry experts and other leading swim clubs. BY MIKE WATKINS, CORRESPONDENT USA Swimming, 3/16/2017 Sunkist Swim Team Coach David Orr acknowledges that not all coaches have the marketing background he does. As an actor and filmmaker in a past life, he learned much about promotion and graphic design –...