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A Meet  Wrap-Up The Kingfish had a busy weekend of swimming with an A Meet at Damascus on Saturday followed by A Relays at Damascus on Sunday.  Saturday’s meet ended in a tie! Final score:      Kentlands 395.5,         Damascus 395.5 19 swimmers improved their times for a combined total of 28 improved swims.  All Star times were achieved by: Caitlin Hofmann, Maddie Soltis, Kasey Anderson, Olivia French, John Freeman, Rio Hodges, Jamie Anderson, Scott Schwendinger, Andrew Mann, John Freeman, John Henneman, Hannah Harnois, Jessica Nyborg, Emily Mann The 9-10 Kingfish girls...

A Meet Wrap-Up: Saturday’s meet was another close one.  The Kingfish swam very well but suffered their first loss of the season to the Mohican Swim Team. Final score:      Kentlands 387,            Mohican 403 Thank you again to all who volunteered to work during the meet! 40 swimmers improved their times for a combined total of 67 improved swims.  Kasey Anderson broke the Pool Record for Girls’ 9-10 25 Meter Butterfly. All Star times were achieved by: Jamie Anderson, Caitlin Hoffman, Scott Schwendinger, Maddie Soltis, Kasey Anderson, Olivia French, Emily Mann,...

A Meet Wrap-Up: Our first away meet against the King Farm Screaming Geese was about as close as they get!  It was a very exciting meet to watch and ended in a Kingfish victory! Final score:      Kentlands 391.5,         King Farm 390.5 Thank you again to all who volunteered to work during the meet! 38 swimmers improved their times for a combined total of 62 improved swims and 3 improved relay times.  Though no records were broken during this meet, all current team records may be viewed on the Kingfish website...

  Good Morning Parents   On Sunday, July 14, the Poolesville Swim Team will be hosting the 7th Annual Sarah E. Auer 9 & Under Mini-Meet.  This is a great opportunity for the youngest members of the Kingfish to shine in their very own swim meet!  The events are divided between more experienced swimmers (with qualifying times) and beginning swimmers.  And, swimmers may enter an unlimited number of events.  There is a $15 per swimmer entry fee (which includes a t-shirt and a goody bag).  Ribbons will be distributed to...

A Meet Wrap-Up: Thank you to all who volunteered at the meet Saturday!  The meet went very smoothly! A close meet from start to finish (evidenced by three 1st place ties), the Kingfish prevailed in the end! The Kingfish swept two events: Girls 8 & under 25 Breast and Girls 9-10 25M Breast. We had the privilege of watching two of the county’s fastest swimmers go head-to-head, the Lionfish’s Maddy Zarchin and our own Olivia French (both ranked at the top of the All-Star rankings). It was a very exciting...

Hello Kingfish Families and Swimmers,  Here is some news and information we’d like to share with you: Information about the Time Trials (Sat, June 8) 1.  Kingfish Time Trials 2013:  9:00AM at Kentlands pool, Saturday June 8 2.  Warm-ups: Swimmers should be on deck no later than 7:50 am for warm-ups 3.  Award winners and new team record holders from the 2012 season will be announced at the half-time break.   4.  Time Trials Team Fundraiser Lunch at Jersey Mike's immediately following the meet!  Bring the attached flyer or tell the...

Hello Kingfish Families, We are days away from the start of the 2013 Kingfish season!  Hereis some news and a few reminders we wanted to share with you: 1. Officials Needed:                                                                                                                                 We are in need of certified Stroke and Turn/Starter/Referees for the A and B meets.  If you have been timing at events please consider “upgrading” to one of these certified positions.  If you are interested in certifying or need to recertify, the schedule for Spring officials clinics to obtain that certification is available on the MCSL website at http://www.mcsl.org/official.html. ...

Hello Kingfish Families,   Swim team season is almost here!  Hereis some news and a few reminders we wanted to share with you: 1. Officials Needed:                                                                                                                                  We are in need of certified Stroke and Turn/Starter/Referees for the A and B meets.  If you have been timing at events please consider “upgrading” to one of these certified positions.  If you are interested in certifying or need to recertify, the schedule for Spring officials clinics to obtain that certification is available on the MCSL website at http://www.mcsl.org/official.html.  2. 2013 Kingfish Coaches...

Hello Kingfish Families,   Mother Nature may not have yet received the memo but summer is coming – and with it another exciting Kingfish season!  Hereis some news and a few reminders we wanted to share with you:   1. Practice Schedule: Tuesday, May 28is the first day of practice for returning Kingfish. Based on overwhelming feedback and our desire to encourage new families with young swimmers to join the Pre-Team, we have altered the schedule slightly to allow for a later evening Pre-Team practice.  The practice schedule for the...

We are getting closer to another exciting Kingfish season!  Here is some news and a few reminders we wanted to share with you: 1. Kingfish Coach application reminder: Please see the attached application and coaching criteria to be submitted for consideration for a position.  We have also included a copy of the Kingfish Code of Conduct which will be issued to coaches upon hire.  Application forms are also posted on the Kingfish website(see other documents).  Please submit the application and signed coaching criteria forms by Sunday, February 17 at 5...