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  • Tampa Bay swimming preview

    Tampa Bay swimming preview East Lake’s Alexandra Aitchison and Sydney Pickrem spent the summer competing around the world in swim meets. At times during the high school season, they will be gone again, each traveling to different colleges on recruiting trips as two of the state’s top four prospects in the 2015 class. When ...
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    Sat. Aug. 23, 2014 at 7:10 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Tampa Bay Times’ all-North Suncoast swim teams

    Tampa Bay Times’ all-North Suncoast swim teams Girls Swimmer of the Year: Taylor Anderson, Jr., Mitchell Why we picked her: Anderson reprises her role as Times’ Swimmer of the Year. The junior was expected to take Devin McCaffrey’s spot as Mitchell’s top performer, and she filled the role easily. She was named Sunshine Athletic Conference’s top swimmer ...
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    Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 at 8:11 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Winners for Nov. 9-15

    A spotlight on the Times’ bay area players of the week. Female Hot Shot: Taylor Anderson, Mitchell Sport: Swimming Skinny: Anderson was the only North Suncoast swimmer to take the gold in an event at the Class 3A meet. The junior won the state title and set a personal record ...
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    Mon. Nov. 18, 2013 at 5:31 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • State swimming: Taylor Anderson keeps Mitchell golden

    STUART — Taylor Anderson’s first championship race was the usual explosion of froth and flailing. There was no conservation of energy and hardly any breathing. The Mitchell junior’s only strategy Friday in the 50-yard freestyle was to go out as fast as she could. Anderson got the best start. Others ...
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    Fri. Nov. 15, 2013 at 11:01 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State swimming: Tampa Prep’s Rasmus Skjaerpe closes out career with gold

    State swimming: Tampa Prep’s Rasmus Skjaerpe closes out career with gold STUART — Rasmus Skjaerpe flicked off his fur-lined slippers and shed his long, black warmup coat. When he took the starting block for the 400-yard freestyle relay, the Tampa Prep senior scanned the crowd for his mother, Unni — as he does before every race — and gave her a ...
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    Sat. Nov. 09, 2013 at 12:32 a.m. | Kelly Parsons

  • District swimming: Wiregrass Ranch, Mitchell place in top three

    Winter Haven dominated the Class 3A, District 6 championship at Rowdy Gaines Pool, sweeping the girls and boys team titles. The Blue Devil girls earned 443 points, 36 more than runnerup Wiregrass Ranch. The Bulls boys also placed second, 25 behind Winter Haven (393). Mitchell’s girls (353) and boys (329) ...
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    Thu. Oct. 31, 2013 at 8:12 p.m. | Mary Kenney

  • Boys swimming: Intriguing swimmers, teams for 2013

    Boys swimming: Intriguing swimmers, teams for 2013 PALM HARBOR — For those suffering from fatigue regarding Palm Harbor University’s boys swim team, there is some unfortunate news. The Hurricanes are state title contenders — again. After a second-place finish at last year’s Class 4A state meet, PHU is back with essentially the lineup it fielded a year ...
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    Tue. Aug. 20, 2013 at 8:50 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Girls swimming: Intriguing swimmers, teams for 2013

    Girls swimming: Intriguing swimmers, teams for 2013 TRINITY — The swimming career of one of the North Suncoast’s top talents started as a way for a 10-year-old to beat the heat. Taylor Anderson was living near Orlando on a scorching summer day, so her family took her to the YMCA to cool her off. She had never ...
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    Mon. Aug. 19, 2013 at 5:57 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Maser headed to KU, Lane signs with Jacksonville

    Mitchell volleyball star Lyndsey Lane and standout diver Amanda Maser both signed with colleges Wednesday, athletic director Ian Mooney said in an email. Maser is headed to Kansas after a great diving career for the Mustangs. As a senior, she was the Class 2A, Region 2 champion and finished third ...
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    Thu. May 02, 2013 at 8:21 a.m. | Matt Baker

  • Scott Hernon leaves Mitchell swimming for Countryside

    Mitchell is looking for a new swimming coach after Scott Hernon stepped down to take the same position at Countryside, Mustangs athletic director Ian Mooney said Thursday in an email. Hernon was Mitchell’s fifth coach in five years when he left Tarpon Springs to join the Mustangs. He remained a ...
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    Thu. April 04, 2013 at 2:07 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Times' all-North Suncoast girls and boys swim teams

    Times' all-North Suncoast girls and boys swim teams Boys Swimmer of the Year: Devin McCaffrey, Sr., Mitchell Why we picked him: McCaffrey finished one of the greatest careers in area history with another standout season — and by sweeping all-North Suncoast Swimmer of the Year honors for his high school career. The Sunshine Athletic Conference’s swimmer of the ...
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    Wed. Dec. 12, 2012 at 4:10 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Mitchell's Devin McCaffrey inks with LSU

    Mitchell standout swimmer Devin McCaffrey has signed with LSU. The senior inked with the Tigers this afternoon in a ceremony at Mitchell. The reigning North Suncoast swimmer of the year won a state title at last week’s Class 2A meet with a personal-best time of 48.86 seconds in the 100 ...
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    Wed. Nov. 14, 2012 at 3:31 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • State swimming: Mitchell's McCaffrey golden again

    State swimming: Mitchell's McCaffrey golden again ORLANDO — Mitchell’s Devin McCaffrey knew it would be easy to flourish at the Class 2A state meet. After all, he had won three gold medals in his career, including two last season. There was no one to push McCaffrey at the county and region levels. So it was only ...
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    Fri. Nov. 09, 2012 at 12:33 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • State swimming: Mitchell's McCaffrey keeps setting bar higher

    State swimming: Mitchell's McCaffrey keeps setting bar higher TRINITY — First it was all about besting his older sisters, Meghan and Caitlin McCaffrey, who set swimming records at Mitchell. Mission accomplished for multiple school-record holder Devin McCaffrey. “They were good, but I passed their times a while ago,” he said, proudly boasting family bragging rights. “There’s no question ...
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    Wed. Nov. 07, 2012 at 8:33 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • 2A-2 swimming: Land O'Lakes, Mitchell set school records

    Both swim teams from Land O’Lakes and Mitchell shattered school records in top-five showings in Thursday’s Class 2A, Region 2 meet in Orlando. “It was a record-breaking day,” Gators girls coach Robin Hilgenberg said. “It was crazy.” Land O’Lakes’ girls team led the way with a third-place finish. Krystin Demsher ...
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    Thu. Nov. 01, 2012 at 10:22 p.m. | Matt Baker

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