Monday, May 6, 2013
Rob McCabe was named Division 2 swim coach of the year, and Kristin Malone swimmer of the year by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coach Association.
Shorewood High School's swimming program garnered accolades this weekend, receiving awards for Division 2 coach of the year and swimmer of the year. For the third time since 2001, Rob McCabe has been named coach of the year. He heads both SHS swim teams, as well as the Shorewood Swim Club. And, junior Kristin Malone was named swimmer of the year. The two were honored Sunday at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coach Association's annual banquet. Malone is an 11-time conference champion, the state record holder in the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyle events and holds numerous school and pool records at SHS. After she graduates from high school, Malone plans to continue swimming in college at the Division 1 level. Currently, she is keeping …
Friday, January 25, 2013
After being invited to U.S. Olympic Trials last year and propelling the girls high school swim team to a state title, the Shorewood High School junior Rachel Munson is in Colorado Springs training with the top teenaged swimmers in the nation.
Shorewood standout Rachel Munson could be swimming alongside 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte this weekend. She was one of the youngest invited to compete in U.S. Olympic Trials for a chance to compete in the 2012 London Olympics, and propelled the Shorewood High School girls swim team to its seventh state title this fall with a record-breaking 1:01.37 effort. Now, Rachel is on to the next big thing. The Shorewood High School junior left the village Thursday for a Colorado Springs Olympic training facility, to join the top swimmers in the nation at an exclusive and intensive training camp. Each fall, USA Swimming — the national governing body of swimming in the country — selects 60 of the top USA Swimming member athletes in the …
Monday, November 12, 2012
With record-setting performances and four first place finishes, the Shorewood High School girls swimming team hoisted their seventh state title during the Division 2 state meet on Friday.
Four first place finishes and record-setting performances carried the Shorewood High School girls swimming team to its seventh WIAA Division 2 state title Friday night in Madison. The Greyhounds secured their first state title since 2003 behind efforts from junior Kristin Malone and sophomore Rachel Munson. The girls topped last year's champs Milton, 255 points to 217. Grafton came in third with 193 points. Malone clocked in at 1:48.83 in the 200 freestyle, breaking a three-year old record, and snapped a five-year old record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 50.28. Munson plunged into the record books when she claimed the 100 breaststroke with a 1:01.37 effort, setting a new record by nearly two seconds. Senior Ellen Stello won the 500 …
Friday, August 31, 2012
The village staffed the beach with lifeguards for much of the summer, but a $10,000 contract with Milwaukee County for the service has ended. Shorewood asks swimmers use caution when using the beach.
Atwater Beach is still open for beach-goers and swimmers, but lifeguards are no longer on duty. The village staffed the beach with lifeguards for much of the summer, but a $10,000 contract with Milwaukee County for the service has ended. Shorewood asks swimmers use caution when using the beach.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Rachel Munson placed 117th in a field of 152, when she competed June 26 for a chance to represent the U.S. in the Summer Olympics.
Shorewood swimmer Rachel Munson placed 117th in a field of 152 as she took to the pool in U.S. Olympic Trials June 26. The 14-year-old Shorewood High School sophomore was among thousands of swimmers who competed for a chance to represent the USA at the 2012 London Olympics. Munson registered a time of 1:13.24 in the 100-meter breaststroke. She qualified for the event with a time of 1:11.54, during a Shorewood Swim Club competition in early June. She was among some of the youngest swimmers in her event. Munson is the top swimmer in national rankings for her age group this year. As a 12- and 13-year-old, Munson has been in the top 10 nationally for her swim times. More than 50 swimmers from Wisconsin competed in the qualifying trials.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
If you're looking for a place to enjoy the summer sunshine or a way to beat the heat, check out these great beaches, pools and water parks.
With summer here, the water is beckoning. Whether you enjoy lakeside beaches or waterslides, there are plenty of options in the area. Patch has pulled together information on some of our favorites. Idle Isle Park, Muskego This 7-acre island park offers fishing, a boat launch and parking, swimming and a picnic and playground area. The Pavilion will feature Island Ice Cream beginning June 22, and on Wednesday evenings the Water Bugs Show Ski Team performs at 6:30 p.m. The park is open from dawn until dusk seven days a week. Find more information about the park on the city of Muskego website or its Patch listing page. Muskego County Park, Muskego A part of the Waukesha County Parks System, Muskego County Park offers swimming…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Swimming since she was 5, Shorewood's Rachel Munson will hit the pool with gold medalists, competing at next week's trials for a chance to represent the U.S. in the Summer Olympics.
This weekend, Shorewood’s Rachel Munson will hit the pool with the likes of Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps, Dara Torres and Ryan Lochte. The 14-year-old Shorewood High School sophomore is among 1,500 to 1,800 swimmers who will compete for a chance to represent the USA at the 2012 London Olympics. Munson will be one of the youngest competing in Olympic trials in Omaha, NE June 25 through July 2. Just 52 — 26 males and 26 females —will be selected to the team. “This will be one of her first experiences seeing that level of competition,” said Munson's coach at Shorewood Swim Club, David Westfahl. Munson qualified for the trials with a time of 1:11.54 in the 100-meter breaststroke, in a competition hosted by the Shorewood Swim Club two …
Monday, July 18, 2011
Hit the local pool or stay near a cool place, to avoid heat-related health problems.
It’s bad enough Shorewood is forecasted for 90-degree weather Monday by the National Weather Service, but throw in 75 percent humidity and your heat index reaches nears 100 degrees. And, there is a 30 percent chance Shorewood will be saturated with scattered showers and thunderstorms, some of which may include large hail and damaging winds. Stay cool off by heading over the Shorewood High School's pool, open from Monday through Friday, noon until 2:15 p.m. for adults, then until 3:45 for all ages. The pool will re-open at 8:10 until 9:10. It's $4 for adults and $3 for children and seniors. Children under 5 get in free. Bayshore Town Center's splash pad is open all day and free and Nicolet High School's pool is open much of the day and $3 …