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Phillip Wood Jul 9, 2019

BSL would like to celebrate a great 2019 Long Course swim season with a breakfast social after practice. As a team, we will meet at Big Bad Breakfast on 280 (everyone meet on the patio); 5361 US-280, Birmingham. We hope that all swimmers and families will join us for a time of good food and team bonding as our long course season winds down. We also want to send our Long Course Southeastern qualifiers off with well wishes. See you there! Go BSL!  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0449A8A62EA4FF2-bslafter

Apr 12, 2018

This past weekend BSL splashed into the 2018 Long Course season with some strong performances at the 2018 Spring Fling at the Birmingham Crossplex. Swimmers represented BSL against teams from across Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and even the University of Alabama collegiate team.  Despite being in the water just one week since Spring Break, our swimmers showed they are excited and ready to race this summer. BSL swimmers won 2 events, with an incredible 70 individual scoring swims.  Adding to the list of achievements were first time long course championship qualifiers...

Mar 19, 2018

BSL recently finished the 2017-18 Short Course Championship season with impressive performances across the southeast, competing in the NCSA Junior National Championships in Orlando, FL, as well as the ESSZ Age Group Sectional Championships in Atlanta, GA. Peyton Osborn (18) led BSL in Orlando competing in the 200 Free, 50 Back, and 100 Back, also completing a new best time in a 200 Back time trial.  Peyton competed with the best 18 & Under swimmers from all over the country, many of which compete for the USA National Junior Team each...

Mar 5, 2018

BSL raced into March with awesome performances at the 2018 Auburn Classic at Auburn University in Alabama. Swimmers represented BSL against teams from across Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and Ohio.  Our swimmers raced well in the morning, then improved at night with help from our friends and families cheering. Battling swimmers from across the country, BSL swimmers achieved 7 event winners, 44 individual scoring swims, with 7 new Age Group Sectional Championship swims from our 14 & unders. Hunter Carroll (12) added to his Age Group Sectional qualifying events...

Feb 26, 2018

BSL Continues to Impress with Performances in 2018 Southeastern SC Championship BSL continued the 2017-18 Short Course Championship season with awesome performances at the 2018 Southeastern Swimming Short Course Championship in Huntsville, AL Swimmers represented BSL against the best swimmers from teams across Alabama, Tennessee, and the Florida Panhandle.  Our swimmers and families certainly showed their team spirit with plenty of cheers and the signs to prove it! Battling the best of Southeastern Swimming, BSL swimmers achieved 23 individual scoring swims, 2 scoring relays, and many new national and regional...

Feb 12, 2018

BSL Swimmers Race Into Championship Season at Region 3 Meet BSL kicked off the 2017-18 Short Course Championship season with a great showing at the Region 3 Championship in the Birmingham Crossplex (AL). Swimmers represented BSL against teams from across all of Central Alabama, and certainly showed their team spirit with the loudest cheering section in the natatorium! Despite many swimmers battling or overcoming winter illnesses throughout the week, our group of BSL swimmers showed that we can overcome the unexpected with what may be the best team performance of the...

Jan 15, 2018

BSL Travels North for the Winter to Kick Off 2018 BSL AG Performance, Senior, and Senior Elite groups spent early 2018 traveling to Brentwood, TN for the 2018 Mardi Gras Open hosted by Excel Aquatics.  Despite the frigid weather making travel difficult for some, and altering the meet format, BSL once again proved to be a dominate force in the region by doing what we always do! With some swimmers sidelined by weather, our small group of BSL swimmers showed that we can overcome the unexpected with a great number...

Jan 8, 2018

12 & Unders Represent BSL with Excellence at Vulcan Invite BSL began 2018 by leading the 12 & Under Vulcan Invite at the Birmingham Crossplex! This meet was a fantastic start to the new year, with a great number of best times, as wells as support from our 13 & Over swimmers helping to volunteer and cheer at the meet! Overall BSL had an incredible 10 events won, 2 NEW Southeastern Championship qualifying swims, and 39 scoring swims! Several BSL swimmers achieved lifetime best times and helped our team score...

Dec 4, 2017

BSL Swimmers Win 2 HS State Titles and Compete Across the South BSL finished the 2017 swimming year with USAS meets in Nashville, TN, Auburn, AL, and the Alabama High School State Championship in Auburn, AL. Despite being divided by multiple meets, and high school teams, our swimmers performed admirably.  Our high school athletes had to qualify for HS Sectionals by our Cranberry Classic Invitational, then qualify for State Championship by performing with excellence at the HS Sectional meet held at the Crossplex in mid-November.  Meanwhile, several BSL swimmers went...

Nov 6, 2017

BSL Feasts On The Competition At The Cranberry Classic BSL continued the 2017-18 Short Course season by hosting the 2017 Cranberry Classic Invitational at the Birmingham Crossplex! It was the most impressive team effort to date by the entire BSL family from beginning to end, with our athletes coming together to swim fast and support each other all weekend, with an ASTOUNDING number of individual scoring athletes! Overall BSL had an incredible 30 events won, 6 NEW Southeastern Championship qualifying swims, and 159 scoring swims! Several BSL swimmers achieved lifetime...